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Eurasianism.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2022. 3p.

Abstract:Eurasianism is a political movement in Russia holding that the country’s culture is not European or Asian but a culture and a civilization unto itself. In the past, Russia was often considered to be Euro/Western-centric and listed among the European/We...

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Gadsden flag.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 3p.

Abstract:The Gadsden flag is a historical US flag that originated in 1775, during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). The flag was used by the pro-independence Continental Army to show that it opposed British imperialism. The Gadsden flag became a polit...

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Far Left and Political Violence: Overview.

Publication Type:Reference

Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 3p.

Abstract:The 2016 presidential campaign that resulted in the election of Donald Trump prompted leftist political activism not seen in the United States in decades. In the September 2017 issue of the Atlantic, Peter Beinart asserted the majority belief among mai...

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Accelerationism.

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Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2020. 2p.

Abstract:Accelerationism is a political theory that advocates immediate widespread societal change. It argues that societal and technological progress are inevitable, and that humanity would be best served by immediately embracing such progress. Accelerationism...

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Unitary state.

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Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 2p.

Abstract:Also known as a unitary government, a unitary state is a polity structured to concentrate ultimate governing power in the hands of a single national authority. It is the world’s most widely used government system; the United Nations currently has 193 m...

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Thatcherism.

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Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 3p.

Abstract:Thatcherism is a political ideology that was established and guided by British politician Margaret Thatcher during her tenure as prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990. Thatcher served as the leader of Britain’s Conservative Party from ...

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Politique.

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Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 2p.

Abstract:The term politique is the name given to sixteenth-century political moderates who believed that national unity was more important than the religious conflicts that were threatening to tear Europe apart at the time. In the wake of warfare between Cathol...

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Permanent campaign.

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Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2020. 2p.

Abstract:The permanent campaign is an American political science theory asserting that US presidents must perpetually act as if they are running for office to maintain enough popular support to govern effectively. American political pollster Pat Caddell conceiv...

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Political theory.

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Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2020. 3p.

Abstract:Political theory is a social science concerned mostly with citizenship and democracy. It represents the conceptual bridge between political philosophy and political science and relates to issues of politics and power, such as authority, the state, form...

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Political science.

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Source(s):Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2020. 3p.

Abstract:Political scientists do not agree on when the field emerged. Within social sciences, political science is a latecomer. However, many political scientists trace the beginnings of the discipline to the political debates that took place in ancient Greece,...

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