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Visual Vocab

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