polity


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for polity

an organized geopolitical unit

Synonyms for polity

the form of government of a social organization

Synonyms

Related Words

a politically organized unit

shrewd or crafty management of public affairs

References in periodicals archive ?
The good of any polity requires that it create a space for what is not just political." Only through a free and open discussion of ends does the politician come to understand the good of citizens who are to be ruled and guided by the policies he adopts, given the many options available.
Getting there requires peace and stability of the polity.
Morett stated that INEC would not fold its arms and watch politicians heat up the polity unnecessarily, stating that there were laws guiding campaigns and political parties and their candidates must adhere strictly to them.
Apart from suffering from party disinterest, the forum has been reductively used to demonstrate political standoffs between unamenable factions of the polity through boycotts and absenteeism.
Much worse in a polity where principle, ideology, and integrity do not count.
RSS not only decried democratic-secular Indian polity but all those symbols which represented an all-inclusive India.
Hence, it shouldn't be too surprising if the Pakistani polity today is plagued by internal divisions and diversities.
Cummings argues that the polity expansion of this powerful sultanate in southern Sulawesi in the Indonesian archipelago was not the result of the expansion of bureaucratic institutions, but rather achieved by the expansion of the social relations the ruler had formed with various local groups.
By introducing an interactive term of polity (regime time) and different financial sector variables, we are intended to capture indirect impact of polity through financial sector.
But perhaps the most famous institutional measures are the Polity IV dataset (Marshall and Cole 2011) and Freedom House's index (2014), (1) both of which emphasize political freedom.
As the full title of this book suggests, polity may not be a popular topic in an "anti-institutional age" but it is foundational to the local church.
"Today, around the world, each purported model of the Islamic state is distinctive and is a product of specific contexts - and each advocates the implementation of an Islamic polity within discrete national borders," he contends, adding that leaders who use religion to promote their legitimacy threaten "its essential role as the fount of societal morality and a constraint on temporal power." - YaleGlobal
In the empirical work that follows, we attempt to tease out the causal impacts of governance structures on oil production volatility while controlling for a number of these confounding influences that are likely to be correlated with both polity and oil production.
China's Reforming Churches: Mission, Polity, and Ministry in the Next Christendom.
<![CDATA[ Jonathan Pollard was rebuffed in the US administration's parole board in an act devoid of mercy or any consideration for acts that likely saved thousands, because the polity of Obama's administration is one of extreme amorality.]]>