Political apathy can stem from several causes including people having little knowledge or understanding of politics and government, and failing to understand the importance their actions have for the benefit of the large... More »

Political instability can be caused by many factors, including conflict between rival parties, insufficient resources and the proximity to other nations in conflict. Political instability occurs when there is a sudden ch... More »

One of the underlying political causes of British imperialism was the need to strengthen the country, alongside making free trade easier. In addition, the British government aimed to appease the popular consensus that Ch... More »

Voting engages people with their government, increasing the likelihood that people share their concerns with their representatives and that representatives take these concerns into account when creating policy. Voting ha... More »

Some of the main functions of mass media are to provide the general public with news, help people socialize by getting them accustomed with a country's customs, including its politics, culture and forms of entertainment,... More »

Legislation is important for several reasons, including setting standards and controls to govern the actions of people and groups in the public and private spheres. Legislation is sometimes referred to as statutory law, ... More »

Gender studies allows people in different social environments to solve gender-related conflicts by providing a common understanding regarding gender identity and relationships. It studies how men and women are the same a... More »