Articles for category: Constitutionalism, Comparative Politics, Comparative study of Constitutions

Constitutionalism: Comparative study of Constitutions around the world

Constitutionalism: Comparative study of Constitutions around the world

Constitutionalism is the principle that a government’s authority is derived from and limited by a constitution, ensuring the rule of law and protection of individual rights. It establishes a framework for governance based on fundamental laws and principles. Constitutionalism Introduction In the complex world of politics and governance, constitutionalism stands as a beacon of hope ...

Theory of State

State Theory: From its Origins to Modern Ideological Debates and The Idea of Sovereignty in Globalized World

State theory is a political theory that emphasizes the importance of the state as the primary actor in shaping and controlling societal and economic processes, often associated with statist policies and intervention. It asserts that the state plays a central role in regulating and influencing various aspects of a society’s functioning. Introduction The concept of ...

Approaches of Comparative Politics

Traditional Approaches of Comparative Politics: Philosophical, Historical, Legal and Institutional Perspectives

Traditional approaches of comparative politics refers to established methods, techniques, or perspectives that have been historically used in a particular field or discipline, often forming the foundation for further study or analysis. It relies on conventional and well-established practices and frameworks. Traditional Approaches of Comparative Politics Introduction Comparative Politics is a subfield of political science ...

Institutional and New Institutional Approach

The Institutional and New Institutional Approach to Comparative Politics

Institutional approach is a perspective in social sciences that focuses on the impact of formal and informal rules, norms, and organizations on human behavior and societal outcomes. It examines how institutions, such as governments, laws, and cultural traditions, shape individuals’ actions and influence economic, political, and social development. Introduction In the field of political science, ...

Political Economy

Political Economy: Definition, Evolution and Significance into Contemporary World

Political Economy is the study of how politics and economics intersect, influencing the allocation of resources and the formulation of policies that shape society. Political Economy Introduction Political Economy is a multifaceted concept that forms the very bedrock of our modern society, influencing the way governments function within the realm of economics. Political Economy emerged ...

Gabriel Almond

Structural-Functional Approach to Political Systems by Gabriel Almond

Gabriel Almond’s Structural-Functional Approach views political systems as interconnected structures with multifunctional elements, emphasizing stability and the evolution of systems through stages of development. Structural-Functional Approach Introduction Originally, Structural-Functional approach originated in Anthropology and Sociology and was later popularized by Malinowski, Radcliffe Brown, Talcott Parson and Robert Merton. However in comparative politics this approach was ...

Comparative Politics

Study of Comparative Politics: Its meaning and evolution over time

Comparative politics is the study of different political systems and their structures, behaviors, and outcomes, often focusing on cross-national comparisons to understand political phenomena. It seeks to uncover patterns and differences in governance, institutions, and political behavior across diverse countries. Study of Comparative Politics Introduction In the realm of political science, Comparative Politics stands as ...

Political Culture by Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba

Political Culture Approach by Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba

Political Culture refers to the attitude, values and beliefs of people about political phenomena. Introduction  Under the behavioral approach the interest in political culture started to emerge in the 1950s and 1960s. The concept of Political Culture shares its roots from Sociology and Anthropology. The idea first emerged in Australia and was proposed by Gabriel ...

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