I agree with most of the elements noted. With that said, there are democracies of all stripes. The most fundamental is elections. This doesn't even necessarily mean they are particularly free or fair. I've heard present day Russia described, for example, as a 'managed democracy' which, while it has elections, the power elite have a … Read more
Well, this is from two years ago so he probably doesn't have homework any longer! With that said, the disadvantage that come to my mind are: * They dissolve more quickly. You need to create and maintain a coalition government if there isn't a strong presence of one party in parliament. This means that the … Read more
Are you thinking about PD for police department?
In what ways have politicians used the Internet in campaigning and in staying in touch with constituents?
For more in depth information about how an elected official communicates with their constituents this guide by Wellstone Action is a good primer: www.wellstone.org In the meantime:
- Sending emails to constituents who are interested in particular issues or general information
- Building a community on social networking sites, answering … Read more
Some of the most common features include: 1. Strong central government 2. One party political system 3. Cult of personality for the leader Hope this helps and is along the lines of what you were looking for!
Depending upon the state, you will not necessarily need your driver's license, social security number, etc. But in others you will. Bring identification with you just in case but you should not be turned away! Even if you went to the wrong polling place demand a provisional ballot, or whatever you call the ballot in … Read more
I'm just shy of 5'7" and have had the opportunity to meet her. I'm taller than her by a couple inches? Sorry this isn't specific but there are numerous numbers floating around in these answers so thought it wouldn't hurt to throw my two cents in!
Advantages: * Unlimited distribution at little or no cost * Lower barrier to entry for content creaters compared to traditional media * More content does not increase costs or does so marginally allowing more in depth information etc. * Electronic information can mix and match formats. E.g. You can't buy a traditional book with an … Read more
If you think of how a dictatorship makes decisions. One person has the ability to unilaterally make decisions. This is very efficient. The dictator can declare X and then that is the law of the land. A democracy, however, requires a deliberative process in a legislature. In American democracy it also requires approval from an … Read more
* Live in a municipality that elects a mayor such as a city or borough * Meet the eligibility requirements such as citizenship and age * Get on the ballot: You must find out when mayor is up for election in your locality and all the campaign finance rules related to getting on the ballot. … Read more