Lecture5 - Major Forms of Government Democratic...

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Lecture 5 Outline A political system is a complete set of institutions, the relationships between those institutions and the norms that govern their function. Political Systems Primarily focus on distributing power Establish boundaries between groups Include specified members Governments Roles – Universally Agreed Create and maintain a monopoly on violence Regulate areas that might otherwise degenerate into violence Tax Governments Roles – Not Universally Agreed Support areas of natural underinvestment Support projects that require full citizen participation Maintain cultural values Control Economy Etc. Etc. Etc.
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Unformatted text preview: Major Forms of Government Democratic Presidential Republic Parliamentary Republic Totalitarian Democracy Direct Democracy Autocratic Dictatorship Monarchy Theocracy Failed States Political Risks Expropriations Nationalization Socialization Social Upheavals Political attacks on foreign company/industry War Three Phases of World Politics Bipolar Monopoly Power Multi-Power Political Risk Strategies Have own panel of experts Hire outside assessments U.S. and European Government reports Have a plan for each possible change Have an overall plan for unforeseen change...
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