Forms of State and Government Features

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What form of State exercises repressive control of political, economic, and social life through the arbitrary exercise of power by the police?

Which form of State is based on formal equality and the duty to protect fundamental rights and freedoms, with authority based on the consent of citizens?

What doctrine is the Socialist State based on?

Which form of State attaches importance to national identity and considers the community as politically unable to govern itself, leading to the necessity of charismatic leaders?

What is the primary purpose of the Welfare State?

What is the characteristic of a Centralised State during the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century?

In a Decentralised State (regional State), what entities are granted legislative and administrative powers in certain fields?

What form of State tends to solicit the participation and consent by the members of the community, promoting well-being through widespread participation to economic and social activities?

What marks the transition from the modern State to the welfare State?

What determines the evolution from centralised States to decentralised States?

What are the main features that determine if a State exists from a legal point of view?

What are the general aims pursued by the State?

What are the different forms or shapes a State may have, depending on the historical context?

What are the characteristics of a feudal state?

What is the nature of political power in an absolutist state?

What is pre-eminence in the context of a State?


Test your knowledge of the main features of a State from a legal perspective, including independence, pre-eminence, and territoriality. Explore the general aims pursued by a State and its impact on communities.

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