Modern Politics

Modern politics

We discussed in the preceding Article, the main ingredients of modern politics. It has been said that there had been something of an intellectual revolution in the United States of America, and out of it has emerged a trend to master the new complexities both in developed and developing countries by breaking out of parochialism. … Read more

Methodology of political science

Methodology of political science

The methodology of political science. Thus, political science is an organized body of knowledge, the facts of which have been scientifically and systematically observed, collected, and classified. These facts are formulated and proved a series of propositions or principles that form the scientific basis. These principles are used as a groundwork for further investigation. It … Read more

Terminology of political science

Terminology of political science

Terminology of political science. It is rather unfortunate that there is no commonly accepted name for the subject of our study. Some call it Politics, others name it Political Theory, and many designate it as Political Philosophy. The absence of a commonly accepted title causes a good deal of confusion in understanding what concerns the … Read more

Nature and Scope of Political Science

Nature and Scope of Political Science

Nature and Scope of Political Science. Aristotle tells us a simple truth when he says, “He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or god.” It means that man is a social animal. He is born in society and … Read more

State and Government

State and Government

State and Government In everyday language, the two terms, the State and Government, are often used interchangeably as if there is no difference between them. The Stuarts in England did not differentiate between the two to justify their absolute authority. Louis XIV of France needs to say, “I am the State ” Some Political philosophers, … Read more

Definition of sovereignty in political science

definition of sovereignty in political science

Definition of sovereignty in political science. We have said that what differentiates membership of the State from that of other mealtime is its compulsory nature. All other organizations and activities in the State’s manners are subordinate to it to the last resort. The State issues directions, and it also enforces that it is necessary to … Read more

Sovereignty in political science

sovereignty in political science

The modern State is a sovereign State. Sovereignty in political science is, therefore, independent in the face of other communities. It may infuse its will towards them with a substance that needs not to be affected by any external power’s will. It is, moreover, internally supreme over the territory that it controls. Issues orders to … Read more

Nature of Sovereignty

The nature of sovereignty

Nature of Sovereignty. The constituent element that distinguishes the state from all other human associations is sovereignty the supremacy of will and power. In every fully independent stats, some person, assembly, or group (a.g, the electorate) or which has the supreme power of formulating in terms of the law and executing the collective will that … Read more

Kinds Of Constitutions

Kinds Of Constitutions

Constitutions Classified: Considered concerning the degree of popular participation in the government which they allow, constitutions have been classified by various Writers as “free,” “democratic,” “aristocratic,” etc. Considered as instruments of evidence, they have been classified as cumulative or evolved and second, as conventional or enacted. To the first class belong those who have their … Read more