Political and legal systems

Political and legal systems. Ana Paula Domínguez and Luz Torres.

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Political and legal systems by Mind Map: Political and legal systems

1. Political Systems: Integrate different groups into a functioning self-governing society

2. For example: Autralia or Sweden.

3. Individualism: individual freedom, self-expression, and personal independence. For example: Canada, USA and Netherlands

4. Collectivism: priores the primacy of the collective over the interest of the individual. Example: Argentina, Japan, Vietnam.

5. Political ideology: Integrated vision that defines a holistic conception of an abstract ideal.

6. The state of political freedom Free country: political competition, respect for civil liberties, independent life. Ex: Australia, Brazil, U.S.

7. Political risk: Faces the risk of political decisions, events or conditions. It can be systemic, Procedural, distributive or catastrophic.

7.1. Constitutional law: translate country’s constitution into an open and just legal system.

8. Authoritarianism: Reduces political freedom, and alteres the texture of democracy. Ex: Hungary, Russia, Thailand.

9. Legal environment: Legal system specifies, the rules that regulate behavior, the processes that enforce law.

10. Constitutional law: translate country’s constitution into an open and just legal system.

11. Commercial law: ensure fairness and efficiency in business transactions by stipulating private rights.

12. Criminal law: safeguards society by specifying what conduct is criminal and prescribing punishment.

13. Types of legal system: common law, civil law, theocratic law, customary law and mixed system

14. Political freedom: degree into which fair and competitive elections occur. Individuals and group freedoms occur.