Essay on the Generic Concept of Democracy

(b) The characteristics of the actors who are admitted to or excluded from such access; (c) The resources or strategies that these actors can use to gain access; (d) The rules that are followed in the making of publicly binding decisions. To produce effects, the regime must be so organised that actors become habituated to […]

Five Important Merits of Parliamentary form of Government

(2) It is the best specimen of representative democracy as it recognises the ultimate sovereignty of the people and ensures ministerial responsibility. The executive is continuously responsible to the legislative assembly and as such any serious misuse of executive power can be checked readily through the immediate removability of cabinet members. (3) A third merit […]

Essay on the Role of Women’s Movement in Latin America

Their numbers and ideas multiplied with the return of exiles from Europe and North America when some political ‘opening’ began. They began to provide legal aid, counseling, and education to torture victims, women’s groups and also the broader opposition. Finally, there were associations of poor urban women who were forced to respond to the removal […]

Short notes on the Civil Societies in Latin America

This was the age of ‘order and progress’ – order for many and progress for the few. It is important to also note that such a system of ownership had created a highly repressive, authoritarian, narrowly-based centralised state that straddled both the economy and polity. Obviously, such a strong state had no place of autonomous […]

4 Main Characteristics of the Parliamentary Executive

2. Political Homogeneity: All the members of the Ministry and the cabinet are normally the members of the same Political party. Generally they are drawn from the majority party in the legislature. In other words, there is political homogeneity this form of government. 3. Co-operation between executive and legislature: There is harmonious co-operation between the […]

The Role of the Military Regime in Latin American Countries

Admittedly, these were politically ‘exclusionary’ regimes as they constricted the political arena using coercion and co-optation; and often blamed the populist leaders for squandering the financial resources and excessively mobilising the under-classes particularly the labour. Authoritarian regimes on the whole succeeded in restoring economic growth rates and in fact, during the 1960s and the 1970s, […]

1029 Words Essay on Human Rights

Types Human Rights may be classified as civil, political, economic and cultural. (1) Social or Civil Human Rights: Rights generally related to life, liberty and property which help to lead civilised ways of life for the individuals as well as nations are known as social or civil human rights. Articles 1 and 2 of the […]