Essays Tagged: "democracies"

Religion and Governments across the World

constitution and ispracticed in most countries of the world, even in the former USSR and China. In democraciesit is legal for a political party to yearn for religious domination, but in all democrati ... ontinue to be sold for Arab oil money. During centuries of warfare thewestern countries have become democracies. Even Eastern Europe is avalanching intodemocracy. But, except for present day Turkey an ...

(8 pages) 280 1 2.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

political Systems: Name three politcal systems around the world and compare and contrast them. Give examples(i.e. countries)

Political SystemsThere is a multitude of political systems in the world ranging from free democracies to authoritarian regimes. Of these, however, three in particular stand out. These are th ... democracy can vary considerably however. In 1996 an estimated 117 countries were on record as being democracies (Sussman PG). Even in countries as similar as the United States and Great Britain this i ...

(9 pages) 345 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays


ual freedom can be at risk when its social conditions encourage an attitude of petty materialism.In democracies, with their constant ebb and flow of prosperity, men have almost always acquired the adv ... be equally treated. This commitment to uniformity results in one set of laws applying to everyone. Democracies allow everyone to receive the same social services from one central point of control. Th ...

(15 pages) 233 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

A review of the book "The Berlin Diary"

In the Berlin Diary, many types of leadership were exhibited in the democracies of France, Great Britain, and the United States of America. In this paper, I will identi ...

(3 pages) 71 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Democracy in politics.

ich the people of a country rule through any form of government they choose to establish. In modern democracies, supreme authority is exercised for the most part by representatives elected by popular ... recall and referendum, and they are, at least in principle, responsible to the electorate. In many democracies, such as the United States, both the executive head of government and the legislature ar ...

(41 pages) 1420 1 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

What is the Nature of Political Participation Under Authoritarian Forms of State Rule and Are the People Necessarily Oppressed?

y put into one of two categories. These categories are Democratic governments, seen in established democracies such as the UK, or New Democracies, which are usually countries that have just experienc ...

(15 pages) 100 1 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Outline the major changes that occurred in the development of Athenian democracy from 500BC to 450BC

ng of the fifth century B.C. The biggest difference between Athenian democracy and almost all other democracies is that the Athenain version was a direct democracy rather than being representative.Dem ...

(6 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

In what ways is Athenian democracy similar to American democracy?

itical office with a reasonable chance of winning. Latin American military dictatorships are called democracies. South Vietnam with a single candidate for president during the Vietnam War was called a ...

(2 pages) 55 1 2.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Free trade area of the americas and Brazil.

FTAA (Free trade area of the Americas)- 34 democracies of the Americas (except Cuba and Guiana)- aims for the eventual elimination of trade tar ...

(1 pages) 84 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What Kind of Democracy? What Democracy are we in ?

beral and what makes it tribal, he also addresses the advantages and disadvantages of both of these democracies. When a country is considered liberal democratic, it values the individual's thoughts an ... en becomes a target for fascism, communism to destroy. It also takes very long to establish because democracies are traditionally more tribal than liberal and in past there are examples of liberalism ...

(5 pages) 111 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Notes for Government and Politics Chapter 1 Politics: Setting the Stage

e for most presidential elections, study the spread of welfare reforms across the states, study why democracies almost never wage war on other democracies.II. Politics: What is it?Politics is the maki ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The democracy of athens

ng of the fifth century B.C. The biggest difference between Athenian democracy and almost all other democracies is that the Athenian version was a direct democracy rather than being representative. De ... wer helped the course of democracy. The biggest difference between Athenian democracy and all other democracies is that the Athenian version was a direct democracy rather than representative. It would ...

(9 pages) 139 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Capital Punishment

nishment would be a faulty and inhumane policy, so we should get rid of it.Firstly, most people and democracies are in support of abolishing capital punishment today. For example, in America, 41% of t ... parole plus restitution (Dieter, 1993). Also, "Capital punishment has been abolished by all the big democracies except the United States, Japan and India. A growing number of emerging democracies in E ...

(3 pages) 121 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Mill indicates that "liberty consists in doing what one desires, and [one] does not desire to fall into the river." Does this claim solve the problem it was introduced to solve paternalism?

ence in personal liberties has been a reoccurring concern since the beginning of the first types of democracies. In John Stuart Mill's, On Liberty, Mill addresses the need for little state interventio ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

History of Roman Government

ngdom, a republic, a dictatorship, and an empire.Their democracy would be the basis for most modern democracies. Thepeople have always been involved with and loved their government, nomatter what kind ...

(16 pages) 145 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

An Analysis of Democracy

ary personnel at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, President Bush said, " One basic difference between democracies and dictatorships is that free countries confront such abuses openly and directly." The ...

(5 pages) 127 2 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Should governments tolerate the actions of dissident groups?

self. My position on the issue is that governments should tolerate the actions of dissident groups. Democracies should tolerate their actions as long as their actions are within the confines of the la ... l people are born with inherent rights that cannot be circumvented except for emergency situations. Democracies guarantee the freedoms of speech, assembly, association, and religion. This leaves a dem ...

(7 pages) 70 1 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Speech - The Sydney Morning Herald Plain English Speaking Awards - We're champion workers - dont laugh its true.

- that's us - are now the hardest workers in the developed world. Out of 18 decent sized, developed democracies - New Zealand, the US, Canada, Japan, Britain, Ireland, 11 countries in continental Euro ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Ancient Greek Government

quence of Greek governments that were defined by Aristotle: monarchies, oligarchies, tyrannies, and democracies. Many places in Greece began with these government systems, from monarchies to oligarchi ... e began with these government systems, from monarchies to oligarchies, to tyrannies, and finally to democracies. However, there were plenty of areas that were using different systems, resulting with m ...

(2 pages) 61 3 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Popular Sovereignty:Aristotle,Plato,John Stuart Mill

ty is the supremacy of the popular will; and that freedom means the doing what a man likes. In such democracies every one lives as he pleases." Popular sovereignty also is the basic principle of moder ...

(2 pages) 42 0 2.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics