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Level of Development
Equalities and Inequalities
Subcultures Cleavage Patterns and Governmental
The Beliefs of Political Activists
Summary and Qualifications
Some Implications for Strategies
Countries Classified According to Eligi
B Contemporary Polyarchies circa 1969
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Page 2 - ... all full citizens must have unimpaired opportunities: 1. To formulate their preferences 2. To signify their preferences to their fellow citizens and the government by individual and collective action 3. To have their preferences weighted equally in the conduct of the government, that is, weighted with no discrimination because of the content or source of the preference.
Page 3 - These three opportunities, in turn, are dependent on the following institutional guarantees: 1. Freedom to form and join organizations 2. Freedom of expression 3. Right to vote 4. Eligibility for public office 5. Right of political leaders to compete for support 5a.