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Political Science is
a hard science
a medical field that deal thinking and creating governmental systems
a science that focuses on the theory and practice of government and politics at the local, state, national, and international levels.
a study of all the social science
Political Science has 3 primary several sub-fields of study, but focuses on 3 primary fields
Public Law, Public Administration, Public Policy
Legislative, Judicial, Executive
Senate, Republican, House
American Poltics, International Relations, and Comparative Politics
Domestic politics is generally the most common field of study; its sub-fields include public opinion, elections, national government, and state, local, or regional government.
Other Sub-fields of Political Science, Choose 2 other fields that falls under political science
Checks and Balances
Disciplines such as Biology, Chemistry, Astronomy, Geology, Math are considered as ________________
Disciplines as Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Archaeology are considered as_________________________
Political Theory is defined as
examines the passage and implementation of all types of government policies, particularly those related to civil rights, defense, health, education, economic growth, urban renewal, regional development, and environmental protection.
includes classical political philosophy and contemporary theoretical perspectives (e.g., constructivism, critical theory, and postmodernism).
studies constitutions, legal systems, civil rights, and criminal justice (now increasingly its own discipline).
studies the role of the bureaucracy. It is the field most oriented toward practical applications within political science and is often organized as a separate department that prepares students for careers in the civil service.
How is Politics defined by Political Scientists?
The study of governmental systems
the exercise of power and who gets what, how, and when.
how much of your income you must give to government as income tax.
how much social and economic benefits the government must distribute and to whom.
_________________________ is an attempt to describe and explain politics and political facts.
___________________________the most valuable resources that any citizen in a democracy can possess.
BONUS: If you could vote today, what political party would you vote for.