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Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci  

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(1891–1937)Italian intellectual and founder of the Italian Communist Party.Born in Alès, Sardinia, Gramsci was educated at the University of Turin, where he studied history and philosophy. As a ...
apportionment

apportionment  

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Allocation of seats to regional units, or to parties under systems of proportional representation.Territorial apportionment is usually a process of adjusting the seats allocated to each unit to ...
Australian Labor Party

Australian Labor Party  

(ALP)is the oldest political party in Australia. Its origins lie in the formation of electoral organisations by trade unionists and socialists from the late 1880s. The defeat of the ...
Background of Justices

Background of Justices  

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Law
There is a remarkable homogeneity in the 43 appointments that have been made to the High Court. Most Justices have come directly from the Bar or the judiciary. None has ...
Black Politics

Black Politics  

Broadly defined, black politics can include almost any group endeavor undertaken by Negroes, free or slave, male or female. Scholars have found political significance in social activities ranging ...
Black Towns

Black Towns  

Black women have been the cultural, social, and economic support of black towns in America for centuries. There were Senegalese enclaves in Louisiana in the 1700s. In the late eighteenth ...
Campaign finance

Campaign finance  

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The campaign finance system in Australia allows large sums of money to flow freely for political purposes. Very few restrictions are placed on anyone who wishes to give money to ...
Cartel parties

Cartel parties  

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Australian politics has been dominated for nearly a century by two parties whose brands and electoral positioning—at least in relation to each other—have been broadly constant. Although the two major ...
Centre Party

Centre Party  

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Religion
A party representing the interests of the Roman Catholic minority in Germany. It gradually emerged from the Revolutions of 1848/9, though it did not function as a national party until after German ...
Charlotta Bass

Charlotta Bass  

(b.?; d. 12 April 1969),journalist, editor, business owner, civil rights leader, community activist, feminist, and political candidate. In 1952, she became the first African American woman to run for ...
Civil Service Reform.

Civil Service Reform.  

Early nineteenth-century Americans, with the widest suffrage in the world and many offices to be filled by election, invented mass-based political parties to nominate and elect candidates. Since ...
Colonial

Colonial  

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Is a word which in Australia refers to the period between 1788, when the first British colony, NSW, was established, and 1901, when NSW and the other five colonies were ...
Congress

Congress  

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History
The national legislative body of the United States, which meets at the Capitol in Washington DC; it was established by the Constitution of 1787 and is composed of the Senate and the House of ...
Conservative Party

Conservative Party  

The less reformist of the (normally) two main parties in British politics. It has a longer history than any other political party, perhaps anywhere, with an institutional continuity under that name ...
constitution

constitution  

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N.The rules and practices that determine the composition and functions of the organs of central and local government in a state and regulate the relationship between the individual and the state. ...
Democratic Party

Democratic Party  

One of the two main political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican party, which follows a broadly liberal program, tending to support social reform and minority rights.[...]
Education Policy

Education Policy  

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Educational policy in the United States has evolved over the last hundred years to address a vast range of issues, including creating a universal system of primary and secondary education ...
Election studies

Election studies  

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Accounts of elections, published in journals, go back a long way. Academic monographs—once single‐authored, now almost always edited works—covering state as well as federal elections, date from the ...
Electioneering

Electioneering  

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Electioneering—the effort parties and others make to persuade electors to vote a particular way—formally begins once the date of an election or referendum is announced; for national elections, the ...
elections

elections  

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N.1 The process of choosing by vote a member of a representative body, such as the House of Commons or a local authority. For the House of Commons, a general election involving all UK constituencies ...

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