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Lecture

Lecture Notes


Department
Political Science
Course Code
POLB50Y3
Professor
Cochraine

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EXECUTIVE POWER: A Friendly Dictatorship?
Sovereignty in Practice
Types of Regimes
Monarchy/Dictatorship
Theocracy
Aristocracy
Democracy/Liberal Democracy
Once you have sovereignty you must decide who gets power
Liberal Democracy is different because we decide what power government has and
doesnt have
Democracy in the western world is Liberal Democracy
Origins of democracy is traced to ancient Greece in Athens
Citizens (men) would come together to make decisions
Direct democracy because people participate directly in making decisions
Even court cases were decided by massive juries by majority rules
Referenda is an election held to allow people to have a say in making decisions
Referendums in Canada
Charlottetown Accord
Referendum of B.C
Referendum of Ontario
Representative democracy - people are elected to make our decisions
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