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Visual Vocab Assignment

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    • Visual Vocabulary
      Social 30-1
      Sarah Ehr
    • Ideology
      Sarah Ehr
      A group of ideas that reflect the beliefs and values of a group or individual
      Example: A common source of many ideologies in the world is their religious beliefs
    • Individualism
      A system of beliefs that place importance on the rights of the individual, and self reliance, above the group
      Example: Police need a warrant to search property without just cause, because people have a right to privacy in our individualist society
    • Collectivism
      A system of beliefs placing importance on the needs of the group over the rights of the individual
      Example: When individuals are put in prison to protect society, even though in Canada people have the right to freedom this supports a collectivist belief about protecting the majority.
    • Liberalism
      A system of beliefs regarding politics that favors individual freedom, progress and reform.
      Example: USA highly values liberty after the revolution from Britain
    • Self Interest
      Taking advantage of opportunities for oneself by oneself
      Example: In Cambodia supposedly those who work hard succeed while those who do not live in poverty because of self interest
    • Competition
      Two or more groups struggling for a resource
      Example: Two oil companies competing for an area of land
    • Freedom
      Political – Absence of interference by a sovereign
      Economic – Absence of interference when producing, trading or consuming goods
      Example: In Canada we are able to have access to both types of freedom
    • Rule of Law
      No one person is above the law, all must obey it
      Example: Even Canada’s national leaders can be arrested when they break the rule of law
    • Private Property
      All resources and assets are owned by individuals and the government has no control over it.
      Example: When oil is found, it belongs to the owner of the land because it is their private property
    • Collective Responsibility
      Each person has some responsibility for the good of all within their group, and the actions of all within their group
      Example: When soldiers go overseas, they represent our country so they need to behave well due to the citizens back home having collective responsibility for their actions
    • Collective Interest
      Any activity, service etc. that satisfies a concern of the group, improves it in some way, or promotes it
      Example: The legal system satisfies the collective interest concerns of everyone in Canada
    • Cooperation
      Orderly sharing of something beneficial for everyone involved
      Example: During WWII the allies cooperated in order to accomplish a goal.
    • Economic Equality
      All members in society have equal opportunity to all resources in the economy
      Example: When oil is found, all citizens get a share of the profits because they are all economically equal
    • Collective Norms
      The typical behavior expected of a group
      Example: Profiling based on what group you belong to has become common because of the collective norms expected
    • Public Property
      Resources and assets are owned and managed by the government so “all may benefit”
      Example: In Communism, the government owns everything, all property is public,and redistributes it among the people evenly
    • Belief
      An idea about any part of life that one accepts and embraces
      Example: The belief in religion is a common one throughout the world
    • Value
      A belief that one has deep emotional attachment to and it influences their behavior
      Example: I value my friends and family, and so I behave in ways where I can keep or protect them
    • Individual Identity
      The set of characteristics that an individual exhibits which defines who they are
      Example: I have characteristics, such as always doing whatever favors are asked of me, that I am known for and make up my individual identity.
    • Collective Identity
      The set of characteristics that are exhibited by a group that set them apart from others
      Example: Languages and how groups communicate set them apart from others, and become their collective identity. Such as Canadians and “Eh?”