Title      : BPA- 11 Theory and Practice of Modern Governments
Subject      : Public Administration
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Constitution and Constitutional Government-Meaning, Nature... Total views (1111)  
This unit deals with the meaning nature and Importance of the constitution. The main object of this unit is to examine the need of a constitution and its contents. This unit also deals with the various methods of amendment. After reading this unit you shall be able to examine • The need of a constitution, • Examine its classification, • Discuss the contents of an ideal constitution, ......
Pages: 30
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Forms of Government-Democratic and Dictatorship (Totalitarianism)... Total views (1102)  
Some writers on political Science classify the forms of Government as the forms of states. All states are a like in their nature and all combine the same essential elementspopulations, territory, Government and sovereignty. All states are sovereign and all sovereign states are equal. It is therefore, illogical to classify equals. Professor Gilchrist prefers to use the term classification of Gover ......
Pages: 34
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Legislature - Organization, Powers and Functions-Causes for its Decline Total views (1102)  
Since the time of Aristotle it has been generally agreed that political power is divided into three broad categories. There is first the legislative power which formuates and expresses the will of the state. Being a representative assembly the legislature in a democratic system enacts the general rules of the society in the form of laws. The laws of the state prescribe the manner in which people a ......
Pages: 22
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Executive-Types, Organization,Powers and Functions-Causes for its Increasing Importance Total views (1099)  
Government is one of the essential element of the state. The will of the state is expressed and carried out through the Governmental machinery, which consists of legislature, Executive and Judiciary. Among the three organs of Government, the executive occupies a pivotal position in the machinery of Government. The main function of the executive is to execute and enforce the states will as expresse ......
Pages: 29
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Judiciary - Importance and Functions Essentials of Independent Judiciary Relationship Between Legislature and Executive Legislature and Judiciary - Executive and Judiciary Total views (1096)  
Judiciary is probably the most important organ of the Government. A country may have a very good legislature and an excellent executive, but if it does not have an Independent and impartial Judiciary its constitution has no significance. The chief responsibility of the Judiciary is to administer Justice according to existing laws and protect the innocent from injury either by the executive or by t ......
Pages: 12
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Political Parties - Meaning-Definition-Functions and Role, Public Opinion-Meaning-Importance and Agencies Involved in the Formulation of Public Opinion - Electorate - Meaning and Importance Universal Adult Franchise-Merits and Demerits. Total views (1102)  
Political parties and Democracy go hand in hand. Both are inseparably interlinked Democracy without political parties is unworkable and political parties cannot grow in the absence of Democracy. Political parties owe their origin to the emergence of vital National Issues. These parties may be based on racial, religions consideration, linguistic differences or class diction.
Pages: 23
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Constitution of U.K- salient features And role of conventions Total views (258)  
All states need some basic rules to guide their Governments. Even a state ruled by a tyrannical sovereign or a merciless dictator there is a need for a constitution. States without constitution would face the threat of regimes of anarchy. In some countries the constitution may establish the principle bodies of Governments such as executive, legislature and Judiciary, but the particulars regarding ......
Pages: 11
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British executive - monarchy - cabinet And prime minister - function and role Total views (258)  
The British cabinet consists of king and the council of ministers. Before 1688 king was all in all. After the glorious revolution of 1688 king lost his powers and parliament became supreme gradually. In the year 1720 when the cabinet system was started it became powerful. The position of the king was gradually reduced and he become a nominal head. The Kingship is continuing but he has no real pow ......
Pages: 11
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British legislature (parliament) Composition - powers and function of House of commons - role of speaker Total views (259)  
The British parliament is perhaps the oldest parliament in the world. That is Britain is known as the home of parliamentary system of Government. The political scientist call it as the oldest the largest, the most powerful and perhaps the most interesting of modern legislatures. Parliament is the highest and the supreme legislative body in Britain.
Pages: 9
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House of commons - role of speaker Houses of lords - composition organisation - powers and functions Total views (262)  
The political scientist call it as the oldest House. The Queen in parliament the queen, the House of Lord and the House of commons constitute the law making body in Great Britain. The British parliament consists of two Houses. The House of Lords and the House of commons. The House of lords is the upper House.
Pages: 10
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British judiciary - organization and Role. Role of law and its n implication. Party system - features and role Total views (261)  
The present day organization of the English courts is relatively modern. Though the courts themselves are much older they were entirely reconstituted by the Judicature acts of 1873-1876 as amended by the act of 1925. British Judicial system is known for its independence and efficiency. It is the efficiency of the Judicial system in England which has largely contributed to the success of democrati ......
Pages: 11
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Administrative System in UK Total views (259)  
According to Lord Bryce the British constitution is a mass of precedents, carried in mans memories or recorded in writing, of dicta of lawyers or statesmen, of customs, usages and understandings and beliefs bearing upon the methods of Government together with a certain number of statutes. The English constitution is to be found in the great constitutional landmarks, statutes, Judicial decisions c ......
Pages: 8
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Constitution of U.S.A- I salient features Theory of separation of powers with Check & balances Total views (270)  
Although constitution existed as long back as Aristotle, the credit of being the first written constitution in modern times goes to the constitution of U.S.A. By virtue of being the first written constitution naturally it served as a reference constitution to the constitutions that came into existence, subsequently in the continental countries and elsewhere. Such being the importance of American ......
Pages: 9
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American executive - President And Vice president - Election - Powers And Function - American Cabinet - Composition and role Total views (267)  
There may not be a second opinion when it is said that the most coveted post in the world is that of the president of the U.S.A. the pomp, power, glory, charm-colour, pageantry which the post carries have made the post all the more attractive. The fact that the USA is the only super power of the world and its influence is felt all over the globe makes the student of political science to have a fa ......
Pages: 12
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American legislature (Congress) Senate And House Of Representatives Composition- Powers and functions Total views (268)  
It hardly needs any emphasis on the importance of legislature. Because unless laws are made, neither can executive implement them nor Judiciary can interpret. It is true of American legislature as well. Knowledge of American legislature is all the more important for the reason that unusually American upper House enjoys more powers than the lower House.
Pages: 11
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The Judiciary In USA Total views (267)  
Supreme court of America, which is at the apex of Federal Judicial organization is one of the most powerful court of the world. Supreme court is an institution of great importance in the American Federal system. According to finer the cement which has fixed firm the whole of Federal structure. Laski rightly called it as one of the most successful Institutions not surpassed by any other Institutio ......
Pages: 10
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Party system And Pressure Groups In America Features Organisation And Roles Total views (281)  
Political parties are so universal today that they may be said to be essential to representative government and Democracy. Political parties play a very significant role in Democratic countries. Representative Democracy can not function properly without political parties. Political parties assume special place in parliamentary and presidential Democracies.Even Dictatorship makes use of political ......
Pages: 8
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Administrative System in USA Total views (279)  
Modern countries have adopted different Administrative system according to their convenience. Where as in the USA the framers of the constitution strived to establish an energetic and dignified executive in the presidency. Therefore, they opted for the single executive instead of the parliamentary system which they feared, would weaken national solidarity and create narrow loyalties. The president ......
Pages: 11
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Constitution Of Francem Total views (280)  
The constitution of France is an unique constitution. It has a number of special features, the historical background is an important reason for its growth and development. As a result of the French Revolution of 1789. There ended the absolute rule of monarch. Four Republic were constituted one after the other. However the V Republic of France came into existence in the year 1958. It is a mixture ......
Pages: 14
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Legislature (Parliament) Total views (280)  
In this unit your will be able to study and analyse the composition and power of the legislature. In France there is bicameral legislature namely senate, upper house and national assembly the lower house. The lower house is directly elected by the people. The upper house represents the local governments. The Parliament performs certain important functions. But the executive has some control over ......
Pages: 12
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Judiciary Composition Powers And Functions Total views (281)  
The French Judiciary has some special and unique features. The judges are appointed by the president on the recommendation of the supreme committee. There are mainly two systems of laws and two types of courts; ordinary law which is applicable to the ordinary citizens and the administrative law which deals with the administrative officials and the conflicts between the ordinary citizen and the off ......
Pages: 12
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Administrative System In France Total views (282)  
In the last unit you have studied the composition of judiciary and the meaning and importance of administrative law. In this unit you will be able to understand the special feature of French administrative system and also the unique features of French constitution. It has a written and rigid constitution. The President is at the top of the French administrative systems. The Prime Minister and the ......
Pages: 14
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Constitution of Switzerland And Salient Features And Amendment Procedure Total views (286)  
In this unit you will be able to study the salient features of the Swiss constitution and also the amendment procedure. The Swiss constitution has its historical background. It was a confederation in the beginning. In the year 1848 it has emerged as a strong federation. The executive of Switzerland is unique in its composition and also the direct democratic devices are very important and they are ......
Pages: 14
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Swiss Executive, Legislature And Judiciary - Composition Powers And Functions Total views (284)  
In this unit you will study the executive, legislature and judiciary, their composition, powers and functions. Swiss constitution has its unique features especially its executive is of different type from rest of the countries. In no other constitutions of the world, such features are found. It consists of 7 members elected for a period of 4 years. There is a bicameral legislature with national ......
Pages: 14
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