Elements Of Political Culture

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Political culture is a people's mutual structure of values, beliefs, and habits of behavior concerning to government and politics. These ideals and outlines of behavior extend over time and influence the political life of a state, area or country. Further specifically, the ideas of political culture suggest to how we view that the relationship between people and government, right and responsibility of people, obligation of government and limits on governmental authority. Because political actors are aware of the limitations set by political culture, they often deliberately use elements of political culture to accomplish their ends. Supporters and opponents of decrease in social welfare spending, funding for businesses, changes in regulatory…show more content…
Established in tough independence and southern custom, Texas political society puts a premium on individual freedom and harbors a doubt of government. This video presents the social, verifiable, and social connection of Texas legislative issues and analyzes whether a political society framed in the nineteenth century has advanced in the 21st century. When we take a bird eye view of complication and diversity of modern Texas we come to know that any single list of traits that we might label "Texan" will be partial, overly static, not applicable to everyone in the state, and maybe even internally conflicting. Our study in this semester reveals the complex interplay between race and regional culture against the backdrop of the institutional setting of the Texas legislature in the early 1970s. A complex interaction of various historical, institutional, economic, geographic and social forces repeatedly redefines how people of Texas think of themselves. Being a Texan means being then again autonomous, rough, individualistic, basic, direct, persistently decided, and pleased; once in a while proud and brash, materialistic yet moralistic; religious; suspicious of government yet aware of power; trusting in rivalry and survival of the fittest, yet worried for the individuals who may be down on their good…show more content…
It provides the general structure of our democratic government. By separating powers into three branches and creating a system of check and balance between the branches, it continues a long tradition in American democracy. Also, through a process of accumulation, it has become a repository of important constitutional protections and legal traditions, like the Bill of Rights, homestead protection, and community property. Unfortunately, the Texas Constitution falls short of the flexibility, empowerment of government institutions, and overall coherence needed for a large, modern, diverse state such as Texas in the
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