Dictatorships allow a state to take a unified direction in policy since the commands all come from a single point; but this silences dissenting voices and removes power from others. In most cases, dictatorships involve r... More »

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There are arguably few advantages and more disadvantages of military dictatorship governments, with advantages including the possible deposition of a prior, ineffective government and disadvantages including a totalitari... More »

According to Dr. Dianne Berman of Santa Monica College, the advantages of federalism include the ability to experiment with policy, empowerment of local government, opportunities for direct democracy and decentralization... More »

The term "oligarchy" refers to a form of government that concentrates power in the hands of an elite group, rather than a central figure, an elected assembly or the people at large, and the primary advantages appear to e... More »

An advantage of aristocracy as a form of government is that it prevents political power from residing with one person but rather distributes it among an elite who are theoretically best qualified to rule. A disadvantage ... More »

Direct democracy leaves the public in charge of responding to popular votes but leaves power and control at the hands of a select group of officials. Direct democracy draws praise for some by giving the public some say i... More »

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There are arguably few advantages and more disadvantages of military dictatorship governments, with advantages including the possible deposition of a prior, ineffective government and disadvantages including a totalitari... More »