A political system
is a system
. It is usually compared to the legal system
, economic system
, cultural system
, and other social systems
. However, this is a very simplified view of a much more complex system of categories involving the questions of who should have authority and what the government's influence on its people and economy should be.
Anthropologists generally recognize four kinds of political systems, two of which are uncentralized and two of which are centralized.
The sociological interest in political systems is figuring out who holds power within the relationship of the government and its people and how the government’s power is used. There are three types of political systems that sociologists consider:
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