polity


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an organized geopolitical unit

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the form of government of a social organization

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a politically organized unit

shrewd or crafty management of public affairs

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This is not the first time that the duo would be meeting to proffer solution to Nigeria's security situation, as advice from them could be crucial in resolving the unstable developments in the polity,' said the source.
The latest character from this Hindutva demolition squad to decry and denigrate Indian constitutional polity is Anantkumar Hegde, blue-eyed boy both of RSS and PM Modi and a minister in latter's cabinet.
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.
Spanish conquistadores, clergy and soldiers and Araucanian leaders, shamans and warriors represented the same kind of entity: namely the sovereignty of a pre-modern state or polity.
8786, is the closest amongst all pairs, narrowly beating out Polity IV and Freedom House.
Mark Dever and Jonathan Leeman have assembled a team of contributors to address matters of polity in hopes that church leaders, seminarians, and interested church members will discover how good authority can serve to unite the church.
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.
If this ruling hierarchy comes to terms with this pulsating reality, it will be at great ease, and so would be the polity at large.
22) This charter state or galactic polity, as proposed by Victor Lieberman and Stanley Tambiah respectively as models for Southeast Asian empires, appears to have come about and been held together not so much through the use of military coercion, but was based on a web of moral obligations on the one hand and material benefits accrued as the price of submission to the hegemon on the other.
Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that his political outfit would welcome like-minded and secular-minded persons to work together again to give the country's polity a thrust in favour of secular elements.
Vijayan made it clear that his party would have nothing to do with the BJP and alleged that Advani was a prisoner of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh culture, adding that the CPM would maintain its strong opposition to the BJP, which it considered a danger to the national secular polity.
Chapter 2 presents the author's position about rights: in sum, these are elements which change within a polity, and cannot be derived from natural or transcendental characteristics of men.
The study of Puritanism in the middle of the twentieth century and thereafter turned away from polity to focus on the piety, mentality, and socio-cultural ambience of Puritans.