parliamentary democracies

Parliamentary democracies

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Unformatted text preview: ystems in Europe  ­The majoritarian ­consensual spectrum nicely captures the lives of cabinets under parliamentarism  ­In a typical majoritarian parliamentary model, you have a very stable cabinet w/ extremely concentrated admin powers.  ­In a typical consensual model, coalitions and minority gov are not uncommon… March 7 2012 Semi ­presidential Democracy  ­b/c a president enjoys considerable authority, when the president’s party has a majority, it works as presidentialism.  ­But when it doesn’t have a majority, it becomes close to parliamentarism. Presidential Democracy  ­What is the original presidential democracy? (America) Now very common in Latin America, Africa, and parts of Asia.  ­Core element: Separation of power between the executive and legislative branches of gov  ­Separation origin: both branches are elected s...
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