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governability

governability  

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A literature emerged in the 1970s which suggested that a number of advanced industrial countries, notably Britain, were becoming ungovernable, or at least harder to govern. The concept was not well ...
non-profit organization

non-profit organization  

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A legally constituted group organized for purposes other than generating profit and in which no part of the organization's income is distributed to its members, directors, or officers. Examples of ...
Opposition

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In the UK, the principal parliamentary party opposed to that in office. The term ‘His Majesty's Oppostion’ was first used in a debate by the radical politician John Cam Hobhouse (1786–1869), later ...
post-colonial state

post-colonial state  

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Term applied to the new nation‐states that emerged out of the process of decolonization in the post‐Second World War period. Another term sometimes used is the ‘developmental state’. The ...
Post-Communism

Post-Communism  

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Just as communist party states had identified a distinct group of political systems, so too post-communism has come into general use to identify a group of states that share a ...
Regulatory governance

Regulatory governance  

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W. K. Hancock famously argued (in 1930) that ‘Australian democracy has come to look upon the state as a vast public utility, whose duty it is to provide the greatest ...
U.S.–Latin American Relations

U.S.–Latin American Relations  

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The history of U.S.–Latin American relations generally confirms Thucydides' observation that large countries will do what they will and small countries will accept what they must, and so the analysis ...

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