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The Politics Series Look up Politics on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Politics (disambiguation) Democracy History of democracy List of democracy and elections-related topics List of years in politics List of politics by country articles Political corruption Political economy Political movement Political parties of the world Political party Political psychology Political sociology Political...

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Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. The entries are listed below. This is a list of politics articles available for every country. ... A political campaign is an organized effort to influence the decision making process within a group. ... Political science is a social science discipline that deals with the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behavior. ... Political philosophy is the study of the fundamental questions about the state, government, politics, property, law and the enforcement of a legal code by authority: what they are, why they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect and why, what form it should... An ideology is a collection of ideas. ... Participatory democracy is a broadly inclusive term for many kinds of consultative decision making in a democracy. ... Representative democracy comprises a form of democracy and theory of civics wherein voters choose (in free, secret, multi-party elections) representatives to act in their interests, but not as their proxies—i. ... Soviet Democracy is a form of democracy in which the local workers Soviets elect representatives that go on to form regional soviets, which in turn elect representatives that form higher soviets, and so on up to a Supreme Soviet, the highest legislative body of the entire country. ... The history of democracy traces back from its origins in prehistoric times to its reemergance from the 17th century to the present day. ... A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... Liberal democracy is a form of representative democracy where the ability of elected representatives to exercise decision-making power is subject to the rule of law and moderated by a constitution which emphasizes the protection of the rights and freedoms of individuals and minorities (also called constitutional liberalism), and which... The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Liberal democracy History of democracy Representative democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Elections Elections by country Elections by calender Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by ideology Representative... Voting is a method of decision making wherein a group such as a meeting or an electorate attempts to gauge its opinion—usually as a final step following discussions or debates. ... A voting system is a process that allows a group of people to express their tolerances or preferences about a number of options, and then selects one or more of those options, typically in a way meant to satisfy many of the voters. ... An election is a decision making process whereby people vote for preferred political candidates or parties to act as representatives in government. ... Elections by country gives information on elections. ... This electoral calendar lists the national/federal direct elections in the countries listed in the list of countries. ... A political party is a political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power within a government. ... This is a list of political parties around the world. ... Welcome to the index of political parties, an alphabetical list of (mainly) present-day political parties listed in the list of political parties. ... The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Representative democracy History of democracy Referenda Liberal democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Ideology Elections Elections by country Elections by calendar Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by... The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Representative democracy History of democracy Referenda Liberal democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Ideology Elections Elections by country Elections by calender Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by... A country, a land, is a geographical area that connotes an independent political entity, with its own government, administration, laws, often a constitution, police, military, tax rules, and population, who are one anothers countrymen. ... Look up De jure in Wiktionary, the free dictionary De jure (in Classical Latin de iure) is an expression that means based on law, as contrasted with de facto, which means in fact. The terms de jure and de facto are used like in principle and in practice when one... De facto is a Latin expression that means in fact or in practice. It is commonly used as opposed to de jure (meaning by law) when referring to matters of law or governance or technique (such as standards), that are found in the common experience as created or developed without... A state is an organized political community occupying a definite territory, having an organized government, and possessing internal and external sovereignty. ... Dependent areas are territories that for some reason do not enjoy full independence or sovereignty as states. ... Sovereignty is the exclusive right to exercise supreme authority over a geographic region, group of people or oneself. ...

The list includes only entities listed in the List of countries, with the exception of those entitties without an own political system.
Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

This is an alphabetical list of countries of the world, including both internationally recognized and generally unrecognized independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ...

A

Abkhazia - Afghanistan - Åland - Albania - Algeria - American Samoa - Andorra - Angola - Anguilla - Antigua and Barbuda - Argentina - Armenia - Aruba - Australia - Austria - Azerbaijan Abkhazia (Abkhaz: Аҧсны/Apsny, Georgian: აფხაზეთი/Apkhazeti, Russian: Абха́зия) is a region of 8,600 km² in the Caucasus. ... The Ã…land Islands, or Landskapet Ã…land, in Swedish, is an autonomous, demilitarised and unilingually Swedish territory of Finland. ...


B

Bahamas - Bahrain - Bangladesh - Barbados - Belarus - Belgium - Belize - Benin - Bermuda - Bhutan - Bolivia - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Botswana - Brazil - British Virgin Islands - Brunei - Bulgaria - Burkina Faso - Burma (now Myanmar) - Burundi


C

Cambodia - Cameroon - Canada - Cape Verde - Cayman Islands - Central African Republic - Chad - Chile - People's Republic of China - Republic of China (Taiwan) - Colombia - Comoros - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Republic of the Congo - Cook Islands - Costa Rica - Côte d'Ivoire - Croatia - Cuba - Cyprus - Czech Republic The Republic of China (ROC) currently has jurisdiction over Taiwan, Kinmen, Matsu, and the Pescadores Islands (Penghu) and several smaller islands. ...


D

Democratic Republic of the Congo - Denmark - Djibouti - Dominica - Dominican Republic


E

Ecuador - East Timor - Egypt - El Salvador - Equatorial Guinea - Eritrea - Estonia - Ethiopia


F

Falkland Islands - Faroe Islands - Fiji - Finland - France - French Polynesia


G

Gabon - The Gambia - Georgia - Germany - Ghana - Gibraltar - Greece - Grenada - Guam - Guatemala - Guernsey - Guinea - Guinea-Bissau - Guyana


H

Haiti - Holy See (see Vatican City) - Honduras - Hong Kong - Hungary


I

Iceland - India - Indonesia - Iran - Iraq - Ireland - Israel - Italy - Ivory Coast (see Côte d'Ivoire)


J

Jamaica - Japan - Jersey - Jordan


K

Kazakhstan - Kenya - Kiribati - Korea, North - Korea, South - Kosovo - Kuwait - Kyrgyzstan Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


L

Laos - Latvia - Lebanon - Lesotho - Liberia - Libya - Liechtenstein - Lithuania - Luxembourg


M

Macau - Republic of Macedonia - Madagascar - Malawi - Malaysia - Maldives - Mali - Malta - Man - Marshall Islands - Mauritania - Mauritius - Mayotte - Mexico - Federated States of Micronesia - Moldova - Monaco - Mongolia - Politics of Montserrat - Morocco - Mozambique - Myanmar Politics of the Republic of Macedonia: From the CIA World Factbook 2000/2001, partially updated Country name: conventional long form: The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia conventional short form: none local long form: Republika Makedonija local short form: Makedonija abbreviation: F.Y.R.O.M. Data code: MK Government type... The Isle of Man, an island in the Irish Sea, is a British Crown dependency and not part of the United Kingdom or the European Union. ... Country name: conventional long form: none conventional short form: Montserrat Data code: MH Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK Government type: NA Capital: Plymouth (abandoned in 1997 due to volcanic activity; interim government buildings have been built at Brades, in the Carrs Bay/Little Bay vicinity at the...


N

Nagorno Karabakh - Namibia - Nauru - Nepal - Netherlands - Netherlands Antilles - New Zealand (Aotearoa) - Nicaragua - Niger - Nigeria - Niue - Norfolk Island - Northern Cyprus - North Korea - Northern Mariana Islands - Norway Politics of Azerbaijan Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Nagorno Karabakh ... New Zealand functions as a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government. ... Since 1974, Cyprus has been divided de facto into the internationally recognized southern two-thirds of the island and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus which controls the northern one-third of the island. ...


O

Oman


P

Pakistan - Palau - Palestine - Panama - Papua New Guinea - Paraguay - Peru - Philippines - Pitcairn Islands - Poland - Portugal - Puerto Rico ...


Q

Qatar


R

Romania - Russia - Rwanda


S

Saint Helena - Saint Kitts and Nevis - Saint Lucia - Politics of Saint Pierre and Miquelon - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Samoa - San Marino - São Tomé and Príncipe - Saudi Arabia - Senegal - Serbia and Montenegro - Seychelles - Sierra Leone - Singapore - Slovakia - Slovenia - Solomon Islands - Somalia - Somaliland - South Africa - South Korea - Politics of South Ossetia - Spain - Sri Lanka - Sudan - Suriname - Swaziland - Sweden - Switzerland - Syria Country name: conventional long form: Territorial Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon conventional short form: Saint Pierre and Miquelon local long form: Departement de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon local short form: Saint-Pierre et Miquelon Data code: SB Dependency status: self-governing overseas collectivity of France See also: Administrative divisions... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... The Republic of South Ossetia is not a territorially contiguous entity. ...


T

Taiwan (see Republic of China1) - Tajikistan - Tanzania - Thailand - Togo - Tokelau - Tonga - Transnistria - Trinidad and Tobago - Tunisia - Turkey - Turkmenistan - Turks and Caicos Islands - Tuvalu The Republic of China (ROC) currently has jurisdiction over Taiwan, Kinmen, Matsu, and the Pescadores Islands (Penghu) and several smaller islands. ... Politics of Moldova Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Transnistria ...


U

Uganda - Ukraine - United Arab Emirates - United Kingdom - United States of America - Uruguay - Uzbekistan


V

Vanuatu - Vatican City (Holy See) - Venezuela - Vietnam - Virgin Islands


W

Western Sahara - Wallis and Futuna


Y

Yemen


Z

Zambia - Zimbabwe


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