Political concepts

2017-07-27T18:14:40+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Anti-capitalism, Invisible hand, Citizenship, Legitimacy (political), Liberty, Rule of law, Hate speech, Nonviolence, Power (social and political), Autarky, Monopoly on violence, Rechtsstaat, Right of revolution flashcards Political concepts
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  • Anti-capitalism
    Anti-capitalism encompasses a wide variety of movements, ideas and attitudes that oppose capitalism.
  • Invisible hand
    The invisible hand is a term used by Adam Smith to describe the unintended social benefits of individual actions.
  • Citizenship
    Citizenship is the status of a person recognized under the custom or law as being a legal member of a sovereign state.
  • Legitimacy (political)
    In political science, legitimacy is the right and acceptance of an authority, usually a governing law or a régime.
  • Liberty
    (For other uses, see Liberty (disambiguation).) Liberty, in philosophy, involves free will as contrasted with determinism.
  • Rule of law
    The rule of law is the legal principle that law should govern a nation, as opposed to being governed by arbitrary decisions of individual government officials.
  • Hate speech
    Hate speech, outside the law, is speech that attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes such as gender, ethnic origin, religion, race, disability, or sexual orientation.
  • Nonviolence
    Nonviolence (from Sanskrit ahimṣā, non-violence, "lack of desire to harm or kill") is the personal practice of being harmless to self and others under every condition.
  • Power (social and political)
    In social science and politics, power is the ability to influence or outright control the behavior of people.
  • Autarky
    Autarky is the quality of being self-sufficient.
  • Monopoly on violence
    The monopoly of the legitimate use of physical force, also known as the monopoly on violence (German: Gewaltmonopol des Staates), is a core concept of modern public law, which goes back to Jean Bodin's 1576 work Les Six livres de la République and Thomas Hobbes' 1651 book Leviathan.
  • Rechtsstaat
    Rechtsstaat is a doctrine in continental European legal thinking, originating in German jurisprudence, that can be translated as "legal state", "state of law", "state of justice", "state of rights", or "state based on justice and integrity".
  • Right of revolution
    In political philosophy, the right of revolution is the right or duty of the people of a nation to overthrow a government that acts against their common interests.