economic system that is a hybrid of capitalism and socialism
government assumes a key role in providing soial and economic benefits
Characteristics of the U.S. Economy
they establish operations in foreign countries for many reasons
Criticisms of multinational corps.
engines of desctruction
Support for multinational corps.
agents of progress
grounded in the sanctity of time-honored norms that govern how someone comes to hold a powerful position
ex kings and queens
grounded in exceptional and exemplary personal qualities
derives from a system of impersonal and formal rules that specify the qualification for occupying an administrative or judicial position
system of gov't characterized by:
a gov't in which no separation of power exist
gov't exists to seve those in power
"rule of the deity"
political authority rests in the hands of a religious leader or a theologically trained elite group
Who benefits from military deployments and at whose expense?
include the wealthy strongest economies and gov't.
weakeness they depend on foreign sources for raw materials
are built on a few commodities or just one
they have dependent relationships with core economies that trace its roots to colonialism
characterized by moderate wealth but extreme inequality, and moderatly diverse economies
exploit peripheral economies and in turn are exploited by core economies
destroys structures of society like homes, and communication
it takes alot of money to fund a war, money that can be used on education, food and other important things.
gov't use of violence with in its own borders to suppress political opposition
use military force
apply economic sanctions
defend against terrorist