GOVERNMENT BY CONSENT:The founding principle of political thought,in John locke's second treatise of Government

GOVERNMENT BY CONSENT:The founding principle of political thought,in John locke
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John Locke-Government by Consent Student’s name: Professor’s name: Module title: Module ID: Submission date: Abstract: The present paper aims to elucidate the notion Government by Consent, in the light of the arguments made by Locke on the one side, and by examining it by making its comparative analysis with the contemporary era democratic structure of England…

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The following hypotheses have been developed for the present study: Active participation of the members of society in the political procedure (independent variable) would ensure the safeguarding of their rights and privileges (dependent variable) under a democratic government The masses’ taking keen interest in the political activities (independent variable) may overthrow a corrupt regime by bringing revolution against irregularities and malpractices exercised by a political administration (dependent variable) Since the present study comes under the fold of basic research, the hypotheses will be tested by seeking support from the pages of history elaborating the rise and fall of the various British governments. Being a vast topic, two political governments i.e. the Conservative Party (1979-1997) and Labour Party Administration (1997-2010) will be analysed by paying concentration upon the reasons behind the rise and fall of both the governments described-above. In addition, the paper will also emphasise upon the political conventions and traditions established and got popular during 17th century, along with describing the features of the political establishment during Locke’ era. ...
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