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'Friendly Dictatorship' or Priministerial Power

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Department
Political Science
Course
POLB50Y3
Professor
Cochraine
Semester
Winter

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Lecture Four: Friendly Democracy or Prime Ministerial Power February 17, 2011 Sovereignty in Practice Sovereignty = Authority How do you exercise authority? Types of Regimes 1. MonarchyDictatorship a. Give authority to a monarchindividual 2. Theocracy a. Give authority to a religious leadertext 3. AristocracyOligarchy a. Give authority to a group of elites 4. DemocracyLiberal Democracy a. Give authority to the people b. Liberal Democracy: clearly defines what decisions the government can or cannot make a decision on - can only vote on specific things c. Liberalism > democracy in a liberal democracy; We follow the letter of the law d. Classical Democracy: collective decisions based on votes - can vote on anything Origins of Democracy Traced t
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