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

Nature of public opinion

Nature public opinion

Nature of Public Opinion. During the greater part of human history, the government was viewed as something exalted and mysterious, beyond the mass’s comprehension. The authority of rulers was believed to be of divine origin. The people were expected to give reverence and obedience, not to question or criticize the acts of those in authority. … Read more

Aristocracy Government Examples

Aristocracy Government

The aristocratic government places political power in a comparatively small part of the population of the state. This class may be based on birth, wealth, age, military power, priestly power, education, or a combination of these and similar distinctions. However, the ruling class may be selected in an aristocracy the mass of the people is … Read more

Elements of state in political science

elements of state in political science

Meaning of TheĀ  State. The term “State,” which is the central subject of Elements of state in political science study, has scientific meaning. We do not use it. With the same vagueness and ambiguity as a man in the street uses it. It is often, but erroneously, used as a synonym for “nation,” “society,” “government,” … Read more

Advantages and Disadvantages Of Monarchy

Advantages and Disadvantages Of Monarchy

Advantages and Disadvantages Of Monarchy: While the monarchy is generally considered as a form of government in which the head of the state derives his attire through hereditary succession, any government in which supreme and final authority is in the hands of a single person is a monarchy, whether his office is secured by usurpation, … Read more

What Is Local Government? Definition And Meaning

local government

In the Article immediately preceding, we have considered the distribution of governmental powers territoriality from how these powers may be distributed as between the Central Government and the various political units into which all countries of considerable size are divided. And we brought out in that consideration two distinct types of government, the unitary and … Read more