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Essential concepts

  • Developed Article politics: Activity that relates to the way in which society is governed, and the process by which human beings living in communities make decisions and establish obligatory values for its members. [e]
  • Developing Article government: The system by which a community or nation is controlled and regulated. A government is a person or group of persons who govern a political community or nation. [e]
  • Stub power: The capacity to control the administration of resources within a society [e]
  • State: Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See state (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
  • Stub nation: A large group of people with a singular, shared, and commonly-accepted historical identity, identified by a universally recognised name. [e]

The study of politics

Political structures

  • Stub political system: Recursive structures for transforming existing values into political demands and supports which provoke authoritative decisions allocating values and lead to consequences which, in turn, provoke new patterns of demands and supports. [e]
  • Stub constitution: A set of rules that are the ultimate source of legal authority and powers for a state. [e]
  • Developing Article political party: An organization that seeks to advance the interests of its members by obtaining political power [e]
  • Stub nongovernmental organization: A term used in much of the world to describe third sector organizations in terms of their location outside of formal government. [e]
  • International organization: Add brief definition or description
  • Stub United Nations: An international organization that was founded in 1945 with the mission of preventing international war, protecting human rights, supporting social progress and justice, and helping with economic progress. [e]
  • Developing Article European Union: Political and economic association of 28 European states. [e]

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