Types of Authoritarian Governments
Terms in this set (4)
the ruler has the power to rule freely with no laws. Often religious leaders in the country may be able to encourage or discourage certain actions by the monarch according to the customs or belief of the country.
the head of state shares the power the legislative branch and must act within the parameters of a constitution. The king or queen (head of state) share power with the legislative branch.
regime where most political power rests wit a small segment of the society (typically the most powerful, whether by wealth, military strength, ruthlessness or political influence).
Totalitarian Dictatorship (autocracy)
a government by a single person with unlimited power that does not tolerate activities by individuals or groups; regulates nearly every aspect of public and private behavior.
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Homeostasis and positive/negative feedback loops
Types of Democracy
trade-offs and opportunity costs