It limits the power of institutions.
Dictatorship: Absolute power is concentred in one person
or a group. Dictators often use violence to gain power in
a revelation. Characteristics ->
1. no citizen participation. 2. No separation of powers
3. Violation of human rights. 4. No institutions to defend
Many countries have a flawed democracy, they manipulate
the results if they allow more than one candidate to stand.
Monarchy: the head of state is a king or queen, who passes
the power to their heirs. They can be democracies or dictatorships.
Republic: the head of state is a president. if it is a democracy, is
elected by citizens, if it is a dictatorship, by the group in power.
Theocracy: sacred books are the law. Clerics rule the country or
have considerable influence.