Democracy and Participation

Alicia CURRY
Mind Map by Alicia CURRY, updated more than 1 year ago
Alicia CURRY
Created by Alicia CURRY over 5 years ago


AS - Level POLITICS Mind Map on Democracy and Participation, created by Alicia CURRY on 03/15/2016.

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Democracy and Participation
  1. Democracy is "rule by the people"or "people power"
    1. Originates from Greek word "demokratia"
      1. "Demos" meaning "the people"
        1. "Kratos"meaning "power"
        2. Gives citizens a say in choosing politicians and policies that effect them
          1. United Kingdom (liberal and representative)
            1. United States
            2. Problems with the term
              1. Broad definition also applies to power of people that is undemocratic.
                1. Single Party States
                  1. Former East German (German Democratic Republic)
                    1. North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
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