Unitary state

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  • Examples Of Cultural Boundaries And Differences In Afghanistan

    1. Cultural boundaries- boundaries between states that coincide with differences in ethnicity, especially language and religion; another cultural boundary is drawn according to geometry. Example: Based on language, Quebec, and a can be considered a cultural boundary. In Quebec, french is their official language, but the rest of the country predominantly speaks English. Chinatown, which exists in New York City, is another example. Asian’s predominantly inhabit this area, and languages such as Chinese are spoken more compared to English in surrounding neighborhoods. 2. Geometric Boundaries- political boundaries defined and delimited as straight lines or arcs. Example: There is a geometric boundary between the two countries, America and Canada.…

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  • Advantages Of Federalism In The Philippines

    That each state must be willingly enough to adapt and to change their constitution according to a federal system and that the government, from the national to the regional, must be prepared and equipped enough in undergoing the transition period of changing the government system. For decentralization is highly dependent to the political will of the government and to the cooperation of the society (Rodriguez, n.d). Castillo (2011) also suggested the same apprehension regarding the shift of…

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  • Explanatory Analysis Of Joseph Parent's Uniting States: Voluntary United

    The political philosopher Isaiah Berlin classified thinkers into two general types: hedgehogs, who perceive the world through a single ideological lens, and foxes, who derive understanding from diverse experiences and ideas. Joseph Parent’s book, Uniting States: Voluntary Union in World Politics, suggests that he is a paradigmatic hedgehog. Starting with his acknowledgement of influence from Realist luminaries including Robert Art, James Fearon, Robert Jervis, John Mearsheimer, Steve Walt,…

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  • South Sudan's Economic Development: Country Analysis

    This is caused by the financial struggle that most Filipinos are experiencing. The presence of these social issues makes the Filipinos question the effectiveness of the government. Thus, the idea of shifting the current government system - unitary system – to a federal system, in order to exhibit Philippine’s full potential, was proposed by some scholars and political leaders like Abueva, Brillantes, and Dueterte. Federalism is a system of government in which power and authority is allocated to…

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  • Federalism In Hurricane Katrina

    In the reflections of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the unsteady response associated with dealing with the historic disaster that his New Orleans gives way to thorough discussion the levels of responsibilities and role of the federal, state, and local authorities in times of disaster and emergency response to such disasters like Katrina. Under the systems or practice where more power is pushed to the federal government to spearhead and to always play the lead role is not a good idea and…

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  • Advantages Of Unitary Government

    The United States has always gone by a federal system of government where there are two tiers: state and national. Americans have always believed this is the best way to run a nation however, it can be proven that a unitary government can work just as well if not better. There is a trend in statistics of federal and unitary governments that proves the overall health of a nation is higher in a unitary government. These factors include life expectancy, infant mortality, and access to drinking…

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  • Political System

    Which political system is better for a country? Each country have different needs, cultures, history, strengths and weaknesses to take into account in order to find the appropriate system. The aftermath of war in Iraq, when talking about politics, was focused on asserting control over the country, the next step in order to rebuild the country is establishing a representational system, the majority believe that democracy is the system to follow, since a democracy is not a unknown concept for…

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  • Differences Of Liberalism, Realism, Liberalism And Feminism

    Firstly, liberalism stems from a stream of thought that believes that morality, law and international organization can form the basis of global relations to make peaceful cooperation possible. Liberalism is also optimistic about the international community and its ability to achieve diplomatic solutions while viewing states as part of a collective rather than a unitary actor motivated by self-interest. To this end, liberals challenge the realism assumption that the international system is…

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  • Unitary Executive System Analysis

    What are the benefits of implementing a unitary executive system of government? On July 4, 1776, the United States declared its independence from Great Britain. About a week later, on July 12, 1776, the Articles of Confederation were introduced in the Continental Congress. After a more than a year of debating, the Articles of Confederation were approved on November 15, 1777. The Articles of Confederation were an attempt to unify the original thirteen states and establish the functions of the…

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  • Chanel Under The Chador Analysis

    The recent rise of Pan-Islamic fervor and radical identities due to the recent events involving global terrorism, underpin the importance of scholars to highlight the misperceptions of Islam as a unitary ideological entity whose beliefs and practices are one in the same. In fact, such beliefs come from a limited knowledge of historical information regarding Islam and its varied practices around the world. Islam does not have one flavor, but in truth is a diverse cohort of situated cultural,…

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