Democracy Essay Topics

Democratic transitions in Armenia and Azerbaijan

Introduction Armenia and Azerbaijan, two former Soviet Republics have since 1991 been undergoing a political transition from an authoritarian system towards a democratic system. Ten years after these transitions began, it is still questionable whether these states have made much progress. Aside from examining political, economic and social reforms undertaken, it is also important to… View Article

How Democratic is Britain?

In this essay I will be looking at the democracy in Britain, but firstly I would like to be sure that it is clear what democracy means. Democracy is when there’s a system of government, whose representatives have been elected by the population. This means that the society is able to choose themselves, they have… View Article

Internationalisation and the European Nation State

Question 1 It is undeniable that the state of world affairs has dramatically evolved since the end of the Second World War. More specifically, the surge of development in IT has been the chief reason that our world has become less a mosaic of nation-states and more a melting pot of societies, cultures, and associations… View Article

Participation is the essence of democracy Discuss

Discuss For many years and even centuries one of the main discussions that have been very dominant is the ‘right to vote.’ The right to vote is a phrase that has been in headlines for many centuries to give countries more of a democracy. The United States, Women across the world and many minorities had… View Article

The Efficacy of the Ghanaian Democratic Experiment

The hackneyed, yet apt and succinct, definition of Democracy by Abraham Lincoln as contained in the concluding part of his famous Gettysburg Address as ‘’…government of the people, by the people, for the people…’’ remains today as the most quoted statement on Democracy. However, a careful examination of our democratic experiment leaves one to wonder… View Article

Sustaining democracy

The media has placed different personalities under scrutiny. This is beneficial on the side of the masses since they get to know who more about the officials and public affairs. Vecause of this the media have had their share of lawsuits from different individuals whose reputation has been put at stake due to their stories…. View Article

Sudan in Crisis: The Failure of Democracy by Norman G. Anderson

Norman G. Anderson in his book “Sudan in Crisis: The Failure of Democracy” focuses on the period from May 1986 to June 1989 during which a promising North African democracy brought its own overthrow by Islamic militants that resulted from its inability to solve domestic and foreign problems. Sudan received its independence in 1956 and… View Article

Is Democracy good for women?

Democracy without women is no democracy! (Declaration … of Independent Women’s Democratic Initiative 1991:127) Women have tried to change the contours of a male-defined concept of democracy and assert the struggles for democracy which have been present within women’s movements as integral to a democratic body politic. (Rowbotham 1986: 106-107) Democracy is not something which,… View Article

The Pro’s of Democracy

Abstract This paper looks into democracy as the answer to global terrorism by elucidating on the elements granted by a democratic society to its people. By granting rights to individuals, several responsibilities are also expected from these individuals inasmuch as the general welfare of the nation’s population and the rest of the world. The paper… View Article

Islam and the Challenge of Democracy

Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl is the most prolific of the Islamic thinkers of today’s world. He is a great Islamic jurist and scholar, and is now a Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law giving the students knowledge of Islamic law, Immigration, Human Rights, International and National Security Law. His Islam and… View Article

Persuasive speech

`Americans should be considered equal and allowed the opportunity to marry a person of the same sex if they desire`.                For years, marriage has been defined as the union of a man and woman. In fact, in the United States, the Defense of Marriage Act has been passed by the Congress. This has prohibited… View Article

Which of the case study countries the most democratic?

Democratic system of government is considered in cotemporary political world as the most ideal form of governance. Though, the tradition of democracy dates back to the ancient Greek universal form of democracy; where all stakeholders and matured people of age gather in the city square to deliberate and contribute to issues of national interest, the… View Article

The Internet And The Democratic Process

The Internet has literally revolutionized the way we live, radically changing the way we receive and disseminate information. It has had dramatic effects on business, education, and society in general, but the focus of this paper will be on how the Internet has affected the democratic process of election. In recent years, the way campaigns… View Article

Liberal democracy

As a citizen of a democratic country, we depend too much in our newspapers, magazines, tabloids and all kinds of media for information, mainly because almost everything is shown in it, we don’t even know whether it is true or not, but because this is our flow of society we believe in it. But isn’t… View Article

John Locke helped create Modern Democracy

John Locke was an English philosopher and was considered as the first British Empiricists. His contributions proved great importance to the development of epistemology and political philosophy during those times, and is regarded as the most influential thinker to contribute to the liberal theory of government. As a whole, John Locke’s importance is reflected by… View Article