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Legitimacy
The degree to which the state can be considered to have the right to exercise power.
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Citizenship
Members of the political community have certain rights with respect to political institutions. The individual has the right to live in a state and thus enjoys its rights and benefits.
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Political Participation
Opportunities for the people to become involved in the political process. This can include voting, or being a member of a party or pressure group.
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E-Democracy
Describes methods by which political opinion is expressed thruogh the internet, such as e-petitions or blogs.
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Direct Democracy
A political system where the people make key political decisions; for example, through the use of a referendum.
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Referendum
A vote where the people are asked to determine a constitutional or political issue
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Representative Democracy
Where most decisions are made by elected repreentatives, rather than by the people.
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Liberal Democracy
A type of democracy where there is an emphasis on the protection of rights and liberties, and where government is limited by constitutional law.
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Parliamentary Democracy
A type of representative democracy where an elected parliament is the source of all political authority, and where government is mainly drawn from parliament.
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Members of the political community have certain rights with respect to political institutions. The individual has the right to live in a state and thus enjoys its rights and benefits.

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Opportunities for the people to become involved in the political process. This can include voting, or being a member of a party or pressure group.

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Describes methods by which political opinion is expressed thruogh the internet, such as e-petitions or blogs.

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A political system where the people make key political decisions; for example, through the use of a referendum.

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