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  Qwika - Political faction
Il uno o il altro senso, politica factional gira tipicamente intorno a personalità, con alcuni individui che svolgono i ruoli chiave: fungendo da magnete per la gente simile, conducendo le attività della fazione e fungendo da voce prominente per gli obiettivi comuni della fazione.
Un clima del conflitto factional intenso può anche motivare gli individui per mettere a fuoco sull'attacco dei loro nemici factional piuttosto che sull'avanzare la più vasta organizzazione.
L'esistenza di un sistema factional permette che i relativi funzionamenti siano più prevedibili e stabili.
wikipedia.qwika.it /en2it/Political_faction   (1331 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Factions
Guelph Political faction in medieval Italy, opposed to the Ghibelline.
The two factions were linked to rival families contending for the Holy Roman Empire in the 12th century.
Faction: in the reign of Elizabeth I: Will Saunders examines the diverse and changing interpretations of the Queen's relations with her Councillors.(Talking Points)
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Factions&Offset=10   (875 words)

  
  Political faction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A political faction is presently an informal grouping of individuals, especially within a political organization, such as a political party, a trade union, or other group with some kind of political purpose (referred to in this article as the “broader organisation”).
In time, political currents -'ideological' parties as the senatorial and popular lost their function under the Principate- could get associated with such a team, how exactly is unclear (maybe predominantly recruiting in certain parts of the city, were mainly certain classes and professions lived?).
Warlord factions which had been persuaded to ally with Chiang during the Northern Expedition had to be constantly pacified, as well as regional military governors who ruled regions that were not directly administrated by Chiang's central government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Political_faction   (1424 words)

  
 Kentucky: Personnel Cabinet - Political Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Political Party Involvement: Classified employees are prohibited from serving on or for any political committee, party or other similar organization, or serving as a delegate or alternate to a caucus or party convention, but may vote in the selection of delegates to a party convention or in the selection of precinct committeemen or committeewomen.
Political club involvement: A classified employee is prohibited from serving as an officer of a political club, as a member or officer of any of its committees, of addressing such a club on any partisan political matters, or of being active in organizing it.
Political meetings and rallies: A classified employee is prohibited from serving in connection with preparation for, organizing or conducting a political meeting or rally or addressing such a meeting on any partisan political matter therein except to vote.
personnel.ky.gov /info/emphb/politic.htm   (919 words)

  
 Jumpgate(TM) - Flight Academy
The TRI political status system is a useful tool that can be used to determine each faction's current view of you as a pilot.
Political status affects your individual tax ratings on a per faction basis.
The political relationships among the factions take active account of activity occuring in space, including pilot kills, conflux kills, missions completed or failed - especially aggressive military missions, tuned beacons, and damage to buildings.
www.jossh.com /flight_academy/political_status.html   (399 words)

  
 Political Dictionary F-H   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
faction - a group within an organization (often within a political party) that has different goals than those of the party as a whole, and seeks to promote those goals.
The relationship between the states and the central, or federal government, is laid down in a constitution, which cannot be changed without the consent of a specified number of states (in the U.S. it is two-thirds).
hack - a worker for a political party, usually at a fairly low level of the organization, who is unquestioning in his loyalty to the party.
www.fast-times.com /dictionaryf-h.html   (3304 words)

  
 POLITICAL BOSSES AND MACHINES IN THE U.S.
Political reforms in the late nineteenth century led to an emergence of a populist movement in the poor White areas.
The political faction of the Black counties of the Delta was led by members of the Percy family, a political dynasty of Mississippi.
Political events in the early part of the twentieth century were dominated by the power struggle between the Percy faction and the Vardaman faction.
www2.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/bosses.htm   (16077 words)

  
 Iraq's New Political Alignment: A Guide to Understanding Iraqi Politics
This article is intended to serve as an introduction to Iraqi politics, the basic policy orientations of the important factions and the political evolution which has taken place over the past year and a half since Iraq elected its first democratic government.
The Sadr faction, Dawa and Fadhila each were awarded proportional seats roughly approximate to their seat total within the coalition, but SCIRI was awarded nine out of 19 coalition seats, or 45 percent, a share which is identical to the percentage of SCIRI and independent members combined.
The political faction of Muqtada al-Sadr does not have a formal party name - the Iraqi press simply refers to it as al-tiyar al-sadri, the "Sadr movement" or "tendency" - but its members in parliament are identifiable as a bloc and are not independents.
www.aina.org /news/20060925142338.htm   (3172 words)

  
 POLITICAL PARTY - GoGoSearch.com
In parliamentary systems of government, most political parties have an elected leader who, if his or her party is elected by absolute majority, or with a relative majority within the coalition where tradition is thus, becomes head of government.
In presidential systems, the President may be elected as a representative of his party, however in many nations he is forced to relinquish his connexions with his party upon the assumption of office as head of state.
Political parties are often considered on a political spectrum.
www.gogosearch.com /wiki/Political_party   (1336 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for faction
Member of a political faction in England, particularly in the 18th century.
Young extremists of the Imperial Way faction (Kodo-ha) had been active within the Japanese army since the late 1920s, intent on using violent means to overthrow the conservative civilian government and set Japan on a course of...
Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquis of (1730–82) British statesman and leader of the political faction known as the Rockingham WHIGS.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=faction   (884 words)

  
 Evil MasterMinds, Inc. :: View topic - Faction Management underway...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Factions can negotiate amoungst one another for certain privelages which are set in the faction politics system and enforced by the game.
Faction A and Faction B negotiate that each faction will permit it's members to: i) land/dock at stations but not capital ships; ii) Store items at stations; iii) have access to the faction market (as opposed to just the open market); iv) have acess to faction missions (as opposed to the standard open missions).
Faction members will be able to review the politics between their faction and the foriegn factions.
www.evilmastermindsinc.com /phpbb2/viewtopic.php?t=822   (924 words)

  
 Men Behind the Masque - Conflict and Solidarity in Urban Politics
Yet the resentment against the growth of political privilege for the wealthier segment of the community would have lacked effective expression were it not for the small group spearheading reform.
The increased political involvement of mediocres and ex-inferiores owed much to the creation of the Common Council, itself a by-product of the reform movement,[110] for it employed 55 of them at one time or other.
But this was essentially an adjustment of the political theory to a pre-existent political reality, and the only alternative to this solution was continued and irreconcilable hostilities, punctuated only by interludes of exhaustion or royal custodianship.
www.trytel.com /~tristan/towns/mc7_pt7.html   (3412 words)

  
 The elections to the presidency in May pushedthe crisis of the political order in Iran to a new phase. The voteres were ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The first was to upset the balance of political power within the ruling bloc such that for the first time since Khomein’s death, the ruling faction has been denied complete control over the apparatus of power, and has been forced to concede some portion of power to the rival faction.
The fact that the conflict over the political order always, and rapidily, evolved into  a re-examination and conflict over the leadership apparatus is an indication of the dilemma that the ruling system cannot survive without relying on a centre of power capable of surmounting the internal splits and contradictions.
With him gone, the political order that was shaped in his image and on the basis of his particularities was forced to change.
www.iran-bulletin.org /political_commentary/PSTELCTN.html   (2199 words)

  
 New York State Democratic Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Democratic Party, the oldest political party in America, was born [in New York] almost simultaneously with the birth of our nation.
One political faction, composed of the followers of Thomas Jefferson, became known as the Republican Party; the other, made up of the supporters of Alexander Hamilton, was called the Federalist Party.
Political parties are mentioned nowhere in the Constitution, and its is a matter of record that those framing the Constitution feared factionalism.
www.nydems.org /html/origins.html   (2574 words)

  
 List of political parties in Nepal Summary
Political rivals for the office of Premier Sher Bahadur and Shushi Koirala in Kathmandu in July 2001.
More divisive, perhaps, were the structural divisions in the contending factions within the Rana family, some of whom sought refuge in India and then established close working relations with the more radical Nepali political parties.
Educated abroad, Birendra held views on political objectives and on the process of governing that were very different from those of his father, but Mahendra's bureaucratic elite system was so firmly in place that Birendra faced major obstacles in his efforts to introduce some basic reforms.
www.bookrags.com /List_of_political_parties_in_Nepal   (1418 words)

  
 General Circular 1406
The purpose of this general circular is to advise classified state employees of the "do’s and don’ts" of political activity.
Prohibited political activity is defined generally as any effort to support or oppose a candidate for election or a political party in an election, whether the election is for a state, local, national, or even out-of-state office.
If you still have questions about what political activities you may or may not be involved in as a classified state employee, contact your Human Resource Director, or the Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111 or by phone at (225) 219-9437.
www.dscs.state.la.us /progasst/gencirc/GENCIRC00/001406.htm   (1408 words)

  
 Faction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James Madison, in the Federalist 10, (see Federalist Papers), argues that the "mischief of factions" is responsible for the destruction of a democracy.
Political faction, a group of people connected by a shared belief or opinion within a larger group.
Faction (literature), a type of historical novel rooted in fact.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Faction   (198 words)

  
 Embassy of Uzbekistan to the United Kingdom Of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The faction of a political party is an association of deputies (members of parliament), which is established by deputies from a political party to express its interests in the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and registered in the prescribed order.
The factions of political parties as well as the deputies elected from the initiative groups of voters which do not share the course and program of the newly formed government, or some of its parts, may declare themselves as an opposition.
In case of non-election of the candidature of the political party to the position of the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the faction of the political party has the right to nominate another candidature from among the members of its faction.
www.uzbekembassy.org /index.cfm/act/news/get/press/pr/1291   (984 words)

  
 ThreatsWatch.Org: PrincipalAnalysis: Iraq's New Political Alignment
This article is intended to serve as an introduction to Iraqi politics, the basic policy orientations of the important factions and the political evolution which has taken place over the past year and a half since Iraq elected its first democratic government.
The Sadr faction, Dawa and Fadhila each were awarded proportional seats roughly approximate to their seat total within the coalition, but SCIRI was awarded nine out of 19 coalition seats, or 45 percent, a share which is identical to the percentage of SCIRI and independent members combined.
The political faction of Muqtada al-Sadr does not have a formal party name - the Iraqi press simply refers to it as al-tiyar al-sadri, the “Sadr movement” or “tendency” - but its members in parliament are identifiable as a bloc and are not independents.
analysis.threatswatch.org /2006/09/iraqs-new-political-alignment   (4243 words)

  
 Atriarch Watcher :: View topic - In-game Political and Diplomacy Schools
I don't doubt the scope would be more than faction orientated which would be great, I can imagine maybe a rogue player possibley tarnishing his whole species name and creating much rumblings in the political side of the world..
You know it would be pretty interesting to see factions even sponsoring young atrians to go to school so they can comeback after learning the ropes and use their knowledge to benefit the faction.
Factions will start training programs, offer diplomacy quests, hold elections, etc. But in almost all cases, this has to be done through a Faction, and your reward will be given to you by a real person, rather than a boost to your Skill meter.
forums.atwatcher.com /viewtopic.php?t=688   (2291 words)

  
 Iran Daily - Economic Focus - 07/09/06
“Political responses to economic questions will create hurdles in the way,“ he said, adding that the economy should not be used as a tool to achieve political objectives.
Parviz Sorouri, a member of the majority Majlis Fundamentalist Faction, is also of the opinion that when a political faction comes to power, it will try to achieve its goals through economic means irrespective of the national interests.
Political and economic intervention is harming cultural activities, he warned.
www.iran-daily.com /1385/2605/html/focus.htm   (1291 words)

  
 Fashion firm to support terrorists - Total War Center Forums
Political and Militant wings separation are an apologists invention....
Hamas has a political faction that helps the Palestinians, the IRA has a political faction with Sid Fein(SP?)....unless you can prove that the funds go directly to the military wing, you have no warrants behind that statement.
You fail to understand, that the Political wing of every single group in the world, directs the Military wings of those groups, thus they are unseparatable.
www.twcenter.net /forums/showthread.php?t=42091   (1836 words)

  
 Polity of Ancient Athens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The method of election again promoted the organized faction of “democrats”; and was against the aristocrats, who now had a very limited chance to become a member of the Bule (because of the random mechanism of the election).
Very similar quasi-democratic political systems (where bureaucrats employed by the state offices are the political clients and supporters of party leaders) were created for example by the PRI party in Mexico or the Congress Party in India.
The political system was stable, because of the alliance between middle-income citizens (zeugitai) and low-income citizens (thetes, led by charismatic leaders) against the aristocracy that cemented the new political institutions.
www.geocities.com /historymech/2polityathens.html?200613   (2114 words)

  
 Political Bull - Political Essays about the world we inhabit
One of the unique phenomena of the 20th/21st century American media is its ability to force a form of censorship upon itself.
One of the primary examples of political correctness run amuck is discussion (or lack of discussion) of racial differences.
A group is a faction that shares similar features or attributes.
www.politicalbull.net /politicallycorect.shtml   (751 words)

  
 Checks and balances: A Glossary of Political Economy Terms - Dr. Paul M. Johnson
Criticisms of the separation of powers and checks and balances concepts point out that such arrangements make policy making more cumbersome and time consuming than it needs to be and that in fact it can result easily in a deadlock in which government is unable to take any action at all.
For these reasons, political thinkers who see government as the primary instrumentality for the community to successfully combat or adjust to an on-going series of emergencies that have no other possible remedy tend to be very suspicious of such decentralized power arrangements.
On the other hand, political thinkers that see society and the economy as largely self-regulating organisms that need relatively little in the way of new policy initiatives from government for their successful functioning tend to take a more favorable view of checks and balances.
www.auburn.edu /~johnspm/gloss/checks_and_balances.html   (472 words)

  
 Online Etymology Dictionary
It was the faction of Russian Social Democratic Worker's Party after a split in 1903 that was either larger or more extreme (or both) than the Mensheviks (from Rus.
Conservative as the name of a British political faction it first appeared in an 1830 issue of the "Quarterly Review," in an unsigned article sometimes attributed to John Wilson Croker.
Meaning "policy or set of policies of a political faction" is 1892, Amer.Eng., from notion of a procession of followers; this is the sense in party line.
www.etymonline.com /index.php?search=faction&searchmode=none|   (926 words)

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