Civics and Citizenship (Political System/Ideologies (features of govt.…
Civics and Citizenship
safeguards to protect cohesion
trustworthy and effective law enforcement
trustworthy and effective govt.
opportunity: education, work health care etc.
Is Australia cohesive?
lack of corruption in govt.
effective law enforment
policy of multiculturalism
Experience of racism
fear of Islam
lack of trust in the govt.
wealth inequality (aborigial and TSI)
Israel Palestine (divided society)
Threats to social cohesion
organised crime and lawlessness
Right to dissent
is protest effective
raises media attention
gives public voice
challenges and questions institutions
can lead for insightful challenge
can lead to violence
divisive therefore undermines cohesion
govt. may not listen
democracy and freedom
healthy and safe environment
right to education and basic healthcare
separation of powers
people elect the government
conflict resolution processes
features of govt.
seperation of powers
protection of rights and freedom
Accountability of govt. to people
law reflects publics will and values
3 levels of Govt.
Head of State: Queen and GG
2 party dominated system
free and fair regular election
Military Dictatorship (Junta)