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Democratic system

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Democratic system


Political systems; Democratic system

A political ideology generally characterized by a belief in individualism and minimal government intervention in the economy and society; also a belief in the virtue of the status quo and general ...

asymmetrical federalism

Political systems; Democratic system

A federal system of government in which powers are unevenly divided between provinces, i.e. some provinces have greater responsibilities or more autonomy than others.


Political systems; Democratic system

Any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or ...


Political systems; Democratic system

Apartheid was a system of racial segregation enforced by the National Party governments of South Africa between 1948 and 1994, under which the rights of the majority 'non-white' inhabitants of South ...

civil society

Political systems; Democratic system

A ‘third sector’ of society beside the State and the market, embracing institutions, groups and associations (either structured or informal), which may act as mediator between citizens and public ...

European governance

Political systems; Democratic system

The rules, processes and behaviour implemented for the exercise of power at European level. Governance must ensure that public resources and problems are managed effectively, efficiently and in ...

censure motion

Political systems; Democratic system

A parliamentary vote in which the elected members of parliament demonstrate their lack of confidence in the ruling party's ability to lead the country. This commonly results in the dissolving of ...

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