Where Does A Nation’s Political Culture Come From?
Moralistic culture – Whereby authorities is seen as necessary and as a way to improve peoples’ lives. Almond and Verba wrote that most of these political culture can combine to create the civic culture, which mixes the most effective parts of each.
In the top, Aristotle defined a citizen as one who shares in the offices and power of a regime (even when only in a small way). So, a tyranny has one citizen, whereas a democracy has many citizens.
To conclude, the impact of the domestic culture on the end result for democracy cannot be understated. Unlike authoritarianism, democracy needs a supporting culture and institutions round it. Once again, we must be careful in regards to the distinction between liberalism and the exclusive western model of liberalism. Democracy (or capitalistic policies for progress) do not follow a one size fits all … Read More