Government as an academic field of study:- is the study of political institutions and theories, which deals with the acquisition and use of political power. It is a social science subject taught in higher institution.
Fascism is a form of far right-wing, authoritarian ultranationalism characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition, and strong regimentation of society and of the economy Fascism is a form of government which is a type of one-party dictatorship. Fascistsare against democracy. ... Fascism puts nation and often race above the individual. It stands for a centralized government headed by a dictator.
In a democratic country, all eligible citizens have the right to participate, either directly or indirectly, in making the decisions that affect them. It also allows the participation of the opposition in governance
Illiteracy is a state whereby one is unable to read and write. In its simplest form, it can be defined as lack of any or sufficient education. Sometimes people who have had very basic education also experience challenges in reading and writing. When majority of the electorates are illiterates, electoral malpractice prevalent, making representative government difficult
The state has four essential attributes, Population, Territory, Government and Sovereignty. Population and territory constitute the physical basis of the State while government and sovereignty constitute its legal basis or political basis.
Popular sovereignty is the principle that the authority of a state and its government are created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives (Rule by the People), who is the source of all political power.
Baron de Montesquieu in in his book titled '' The Spirit of the Laws, argued for a constitutional government with three separate branches, each of which would have defined abilities to check the powers of the others. Thii=s is to prevent cases like arbitrariness. Arbitrariness; is the quality of being based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system.
Decentralization—the transfer of authority and responsibility for public functions from the central government to subordinate or quasi-independent government organizations. The governmental powers in a federal system of government is decentralized in a way that, authority and reponsibilities are shared among the federal, state and local government .