Political Culture
Course instructor Dr Arshad javed Rizvi
Greenwich University
Introduction
 1. Conceptions of Political Culture
 2. Structure of Political Culture
 3. Types of Political Culture
 4...
1. Conception of Political Culture
 (1) Case: My Family Creeds
 (2) Conception Defined by Almond
 (3) Other Conceptions...
(2) Conception Defined by Almond
 Subjective orientation of political system
 Elements:
 Political cognizance
 Politic...
(3) Other Conceptions
 Political culture may be defined as the political
psychology of a country or nation.
 Political c...
(4) Conclusion
 Political culture is subjective orientation of
a political system.
Elements of Political Culture (Almond)
 COGNITION = empirical knowledge (how things
are)
 Example: "A market economy is ...
2.Structure of Political Culture
Back
Elements of Political Culture (Inglehart)
 Aim
 Aims of country
 Aims of respondent
 Most important goals
 Political ...
Dimensions of political ideology
 Increased spending on public housing
 Employ minorities
 Banning sexually explicit mo...
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Cycle of the Elements
Cognizance
Attitude
Value
Ideology
* Footnote
Source: Source
3. Types of Political Culture
System as
General
Objects
Input
Objects
Output
Objects
Self as
Active
Participant
Parochial ...
3. Types of Political Culture
 (1) participant, in which citizens understand
and take part in politics and voluntary
asso...
3. Almond's Three Publics
 1. A general public of a majority. The kind of public
does not know or care about much beyond ...
Affect a Polity’s Stability
 Political systems that possess
cultures that are homogeneous with
respect to regime and comm...
Public Opinion
 Democracy and Good Governance
 Making Decisions
 Public Policy
5. History of the Research
 Key scholars on political culture
 Key books on political culture
Key Scholars on Political Culture
 Gabriel Almond
 Sidney Verba
 Lucian Pye
 Samuel Huntington
 Robert Putnam
 Ronal...
Key Books on Political Culture
 Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba, The Civic Culture:
Political Attitudes and Democracy in ...
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political culture power point

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  • 1. Political Culture Course instructor Dr Arshad javed Rizvi Greenwich University
  • 2. Introduction  1. Conceptions of Political Culture  2. Structure of Political Culture  3. Types of Political Culture  4. Function of Political Culture  5. History of the Research
  • 3. 1. Conception of Political Culture  (1) Case: My Family Creeds  (2) Conception Defined by Almond  (3) Other Conceptions  (4) Conclusion
  • 4. (2) Conception Defined by Almond  Subjective orientation of political system  Elements:  Political cognizance  Political attitude  Political evaluation
  • 5. (3) Other Conceptions  Political culture may be defined as the political psychology of a country or nation.  Political culture may be defined as the political psychology and political thought.  Political culture may be defined as the political psychology, political thought and political institution.
  • 6. (4) Conclusion  Political culture is subjective orientation of a political system.
  • 7. Elements of Political Culture (Almond)  COGNITION = empirical knowledge (how things are)  Example: "A market economy is more productive than a planned economy.“  ATTITUDE = positive and negative feelings (how things feel)  Example: “President Bush is abominable”  VALUE = normative belief (how things ought to be)  Example: "Individual liberty should be the most important thing”  IDEOLOGY= system of ideas  Example:”Liberalism is the good solution for the social problems ”
  • 8. 2.Structure of Political Culture Back
  • 9. Elements of Political Culture (Inglehart)  Aim  Aims of country  Aims of respondent  Most important goals  Political system  Political system  Political parties  Democracy  Attitudes concerning society  Political action  Political action  Who should decide  Others
  • 10. Dimensions of political ideology  Increased spending on public housing  Employ minorities  Banning sexually explicit movies  Mandatory testing for AIDS
  • 11. 11 Cycle of the Elements Cognizance Attitude Value Ideology * Footnote Source: Source
  • 12. 3. Types of Political Culture System as General Objects Input Objects Output Objects Self as Active Participant Parochial 0 0 0 0 Subject 1 0 1 0 Participant 1 1 1 1
  • 13. 3. Types of Political Culture  (1) participant, in which citizens understand and take part in politics and voluntary associations;  (2) subject, in which citizens largely obey but participate little;  (3) parochial, in which citizens have neither knowledge of nor interest in politics.
  • 14. 3. Almond's Three Publics  1. A general public of a majority. The kind of public does not know or care about much beyond their immediate concerns. For example, they show little interest in foreign policy unless the country is in a war or international crisis.  2. An attentive public of a minority. They are better educated and followed more abstract political concerns in the field of foreign policy.  3. A policy and opinion elite of a few highly influential people. They are involved in politics, often professionally.
  • 15. Affect a Polity’s Stability  Political systems that possess cultures that are homogeneous with respect to regime and community are “integrated.” They are likely to be more stable than systems that lack such integration
  • 16. Public Opinion  Democracy and Good Governance  Making Decisions  Public Policy
  • 17. 5. History of the Research  Key scholars on political culture  Key books on political culture
  • 18. Key Scholars on Political Culture  Gabriel Almond  Sidney Verba  Lucian Pye  Samuel Huntington  Robert Putnam  Ronald Ingerhart
  • 19. Key Books on Political Culture  Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba, The Civic Culture: Political Attitudes and Democracy in Five Nations (1963)  Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba, The Civic Culture Revisited (1980)  Robert Putnam, Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy (1993)  Samuel P. Huntington , The Clash of Civilizations And The Remaking Of World Order (1996)  Robert Dahl, Ian Shapiro, and Jose Antonio Cheibub, The Democracy Sourcebook, Cambridge: the MIT Press, 2003, pp.168-180.

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