Ideology people with a common beliefs of how a group or nation should work. (economic equality) Example- all people should be considered equals no matter what gender or race you are.
Individualism To look after yourself and not rely on the government. Example- American health care is individualism because the people decide for themselves how much coverage they want with any support from the government.
Collectivism The needs of a group are put above the needs of a individual. Everyone has some responsibility for one another. Example- Canadian health care because everyone pays into it for the good of others if they may need coverage.
Liberalism To believe in having equal rights and liberty, and being able to choose how your lead. http://www.wasatchwatcher.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Liberal-Party.jpg Example- The liberal party of Canada
Self-interest To be independent, work for yourself. Free to fail or to succeed. Example- private businesses are an example of self-interest because if the owner of a private business fails they are the only one to blame
Competition To compete against one or more groups, to achieve a prize or a resource that is in limited supply. http://www.marshall-wi.com/vertical/Sites/%7B498F1B85-D11A-471F-B2FD-985DC8706117%7D/uploads/%7B4AF487BB-0403-4B14-B977-9BD07983DB8D%7D.JPG Example- playing a sporting game to see who comes out on top is a good example of competition
Freedom(political/ economic) To be free to have a say in the way government and economy is run http://www.studentsfordemocracy.ca/site_files/democracy.jpg Example- democracy is a example of political freedom because people are free to vote for who they want to govern them.
Rule of Law Everyone must abide by the law no matter what walk of life you come from. http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_M2NXbKR3bjM/TEYVlb6MR3I/AAAAAAAAAMs/8fYHZsHfQmw/s1600/Lindsay+Lohan+mugshot.jpg Example- Lindsay Lohan went to jail for committing a crime, despite her celebrity status.
Private Property The right to own something as an individual where no part goes to the government or society http://www.glamro.gov.uk/check/Building%20of%20a%20Capital%202/Images%202/Mansion-House-touchup.jpg Example- owning a home
Collective Responsibility A belief that society is somewhat responsible for the actions of a individual. http://www.suggestsoft.com/images/fort-liberty/u-s-army-screensaver.gif Example- In some ways we are responsible for the work that the army does because we as a country want them to be at war
Collective Interest To satisfy the concerns of a group, to improve the groups condition. http://worcsu.com/files/student_council_web_link.jpg Example- Student council works to satisfy the need of a school
Cooperation done with or working with others for a common purpose or benefit http://nogemag.ca/Cooperation.jpg Example- a house would never get built unless the people building it cooperated together to get the job done.
Economic Equality All people are economically equal. Government may set tax polices so that all people make about the same wedges no matter what your occupation is. http://amerititlecompany.com/assets/images/quarterly-taxes02.jpg Example- if you have a high paying job, you have to pay more taxes than someone with a low paying job so that the money being paid is equal.
Collective Norms A behavior, belief or value that is considered to be normal by a group of people. http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2116/2249623639_9011dc71f4.jpg Example- In some Asian countries women stretching their necks is a collective norm. where as here in Canada this practice would seem odd.
Public Property Property that belongs to no one individual. But is owned by the government for everyone's use http://spectrum.mit.edu/wp-content/images/2007-summer/establishing-a-library.jpg Example- A library is a good example of public property because everyone in the community is free to use it.
Value Something that a person considers highly important in their life http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_dU4iuM1jTdA/S_AJs0kJtoI/AAAAAAAAAeo/KOq0rYRWvI0/s1600/friendship2.jpg Example- To say that someone values another persons friendship
Belief Something an individual has strong faith in or believes to be true. http://www.fbcweatherford.org/_data/images/worship/misc/hands-worshiping.jpg http://www.ebibleteacher.com/images/sermonview/JesusBaptism.jpg Example- Believing in a higher power
Individual Identity What makes a person unique or makes them different from other people. A persons valves and beliefs help shape there individual identity. http://gothichairstyles.info/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/man-goth.jpg Example- People show their personal identity through the clothing they wear.
Collective Identity An identity you share with a group that has the same ideology http://freeringtonesnokia.com/Backstreet_Boys.jpg Example- The backstreet boys share the same collective identity of being boy band