Democracy literally means free and equal representation of people. Therefore, a general perception has firmly taken shape over the years that civil liberties and human rights are better served under a democratic form of government. Though there are examples like Jordan, where the King is the supreme power, but the countrymen enjoy all their civil rights. But such examples are few and far in between. On the other hand most of the democratic nations have been known to follow the rule of law, and if at any point of time, variations are noticed, the system provides enough rights to the citizens to take up the matter and bring the matter into the notice of appropriate authority. In this study an effort has been made to study the determined transition of Chile and South Africa towards becoming responsible democratic nations. Although much literature has been published by reputed scholars regarding the elements of democracy, a closer scrutiny of the two countries which emerged onto the road to democracy in divergent manners will provide a fuller understanding of the elements of a democracy and look for common flaws in the move towards democracy. Further, understanding how South Africa and Chile began their move towards democracy examining the progression of both, along with the flaws detected along the way, will help to understand how the country's
Democracies function on the basis of the willpower of rulers, how they respect and implement the electoral process, how the pluralism in the society is respected and to what extent the general people can enjoy civil liberties. Though the extent of civil liberties varies from country to country, depending upon a range of factors like the population density, literacy level and the overall development of the nation, yet the basic fabric of such liberties remains similar…
South Africa is a beautiful place blessed not just with the richness of its soils but of its human assets as well. The diverse colors of its inhabitants for one, is a great wealth in itself because of the diversity of culture and ideas, not to mention the individual skills and talents of the people.
In a nutshell, it can be said that the paper comprises of in-depth analysis of history, political system, demography and development of South Africa. The paper also focuses upon various conflicts that the country faced over the period of time. It is a thorough examination of conflict and development of the nation.
This is a phenomenon that had its roots in the early 1650s, a time when white settlers entered the country and started to dominate in the various sectors of economy and governance. However, it is not until 1948 that the apartheid policy became the subject and slogan for the National Party, which vowed to protect the whites from being dominated by the non-whites in all aspects of life.
The civil rights and their liberties were protected and were safeguarded in the Constitution of the United States in 1788 while it was presented for the elected government. Democracy has become a complete guideline and the way of living; having its root deep down in social, economic and political equality on the American frontline.
iving us a clear and vivid picture of the very inception of the diamond mines and how people from various parts of the world set up huge mining companies. He takes us back in time to the year 1872, when diamond digging was considered as a settled industry and explains all the
try to country, depending upon a range of factors like the population density, literacy level and the overall development of the nation, yet the basic fabric of such liberties remains similar. In order to measure the extent of such liberties, International bodies like United
The blacks were not alone in the war against the vice that apartheid was because they could receive support from nations abroad and the church councils also played a key role in fighting the vice. Foreign
It is a thorough examination of conflict and development of the nation.
The term ‘Colonialism’ is referred to a practice of domination that entails the subjugation of one group of people to another. It also refers to political and economic control