Governments in modern society.
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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


  • Political science

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Edition Notes

SeriesMcGraw-Hill series in political science
LC ClassificationsJF51 .F48
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 554p.
Number of Pages554
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6089652M
LC Control Number51005414

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Within the modern nation-state, government operates at many different levels, ranging from villages to cities, counties, provinces, and states. Types of Government Aristotle, a Greek political philosopher of the 4th century B.C., distinguished three principal kinds of government: monarchy, aristocracy, and polity (a kind of enlightened democracy). Clearly, government has grown beyond the bounds of these simple duties. Some would argue that government has expanded because of necessity, that modern society requires redistribution of wealth for stability and regulation to constrain the excesses of an unfettered market. Government operations are those activities involved in the running of a. state for the purpose of producing value for the citizens. Public administration is a vehicle for expressing the values and preferences of citizens, communities and society as a whole. Feb 05,  · In the second case, government is an active player in people’s affairs, using its legitimized power of coercion to determine how the members of the society may live, work, and associate with each other. The government tries to assure certain outcomes or forms of behavior considered desirable by those who wield political authority.

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