Assignment 1 – Political Power (By Jan 6th)
Please pick an individual or a group of people you believe applied or still apply power to another group of people in a society. Based on what you have read and watched on January 3rd, please discuss the relationship between change and status quo (current order) from both sides of the equilibrium, those who hold power and those who are subject to that power. Please follow the following steps to complete the assignment successfully:1. Your answer should be at least 8-10 sentences long. 2. Please refer to at least one of the course materials you assigned for this week. 3. The deadline for the assignment is January 6th, by the end of the day. 4. Please do not forget to cite the sources your used for collecting information. 5. The assignment will be graded over ten percentage points. 6. The assignments will be controlled by a system that checks for plagiarism. Please do not copy and paste any of the information you find on the Internet.
Assignment 2 – Test Your Ideology
Hi everyone, This assignment is designed as your next assignment (by Jan 7th) in which you are expected to take a short test that will help you find your place on the ideological dimension (actually, there are two dimensions, economic and social) and then write a brief reflection on your ideological position on various issues. Here is the link to the quiz: https://www.politicalcompass.org/testHere are some questions and statements that could help you while writing your reflection: 1. What is your score on both the economic and social scales? How would you define your scores about classical and modern ideologies? Please reference this week’s course materials when you answer this question!2. Are you surprised by the result, or is this compatible with the way you see your ideology? 3. How different would your parents answer the test questions? How much difference do you see between your ideology and your parents’ or close relatives’ ideology?4. Based on the score you achieve in the test, which political party or individual politician do you feel close to? 5. Considering the questions you answered in the test, how much do you think two major political party platforms represent you as a citizen?
“>Watch Video POL 103 – What is Politics? What is Power?
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POL 103 – WHAT IS POLITICS? WHAT IS POWER?
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