Sign up now
to enroll in courses, follow best educators, interact with the community and track your progress.
Democracy in the Contemporary World (in Marathi)
332 plays

This lesson describes about the democracy in the Contemporary World.

Shah Jameer
Educator | Youtube | Education | Agricos | passion for teaching & learning.बस दोस्ती बनी रहे।

Unacademy user
q. no 2 is also not clear
Thanks for this lecture sir.. I want economy lectures for mpsc ,can u provide it??
Shah Jameer
2 years ago
Thank you

  2. THE MARCH OF DEMOCRACY o In 1900 there were only a few democratic states. o After the Second World War, in 1950, more countries were added o The newly independent nations of Asia chose democracy o In 1975 colonies in Africa had become independent and most of them chose democracy as a form of government. o A giant leap was taken in 1991. o The fall of the Soviet Union created 15 new states and more democracies.

  3. TWO TALES OF DEMOCRACY o Many countries struggled for democracy, suffered setbacks. o 1.In Chile, the democratic government of Allende was overthrown in 1973, and Pinochet became the military ruler o Democracy was restored again in Chile in 1988. o 2.In Poland, a non-democratic country, a one- party rule was replaced by democracy under Lech Walesa.

  4. Two FEATURES OF DEMOCRACY o Democracy, hence, oPeople have the is a form of government that allows people to choose their ownfreedom to protest leaders freedom to express their views, freedom to organise and against injustice

  5. PHASES IN THE EXPANSION OF DEMOCRACY o By 2005, 140 countrieso In Myanmar the elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been imprisoned by the military rulers (1990) have held multi-party elections oMore than 80 countries have made advances towards democracy since 1980 o No amount of international support has helped in her release o Stills there are many countries where people cannot elect their leaders

  6. DEMOCRACY AT GLOBAL LEVEL o Is it possible to have democracy at global level? Not at o The UN, the IMFand the World Bank are global o They attempt to maintain peace and security among o They give loans and money to governments. present. associations of the world. the countries of the world.

  7. o They are not fully democratic. o Five countries - US, UK, France, China and Russia_ have the veto power in the Security Council. o The World Bank has a US President always and the International Monetary Fund is in the hands of seven powerful nations.

  8. ROMOTION OF DEMOCRACY o Many powerful countries like the USA believe that democracy should be promoted in the world _ even by force o Powerful countries have launched attacks on non emocratic countries. Hx. Iraq o USA and its allies attacked and occupied Iraq without UN sanction, on the pretext of Iraq possessing nuclear weaponS o They have even held forced elections o The urge for democracy should come from the people and should not be imposed.

  9. THANK YOU Recommend the lesson