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  Political organisation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A political organization is any organization or group that is concerned with, or involved in the political process.
Political organizations can include everything from special interest groups who lobby politicians for change, to think tanks that propose policy alternatives, to political parties who run candidates for elections, to terrorist groups that use violence to achieve political goals.
In a broader sense, a political organization can also be viewed as a political system, as long as it includes the entire system and body of government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Political_organisation   (116 words)

 Celtic League (political organisation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Celtic League is a political and cultural organisation in the modern Celtic nations of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, Cornwall and the Isle of Man.
The fundamental aim of the Celtic League is to contribute, as an international organisation, to the struggles of the six Celtic nations to secure or win their political, cultural, social and economic freedom.
The Celtic League should not be confused with the similar organisation, the Celtic Congress, which tends to be purely cultural and apolitical.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Celtic_League_(political_organisation)   (1094 words)

 Anarchist organisation ... the next step   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Although extracting a coherent analysis of political organisation from Bakunin's scattered works is a politically hazardous task, it is clear from what he has written and from his activities that he did understand the necessity and potential influence of an organised revolutionary minority.
In the context of a political organisation the cadre is the layer of skilled agitators on which the growth of the organisation depends.
Political [education] is not a formal scholastic exercise but a continuous process which requires that the organisation is geared towards political debate at all levels.
flag.blackened.net /revolt/awg/anar_org_2.html   (6610 words)

 General Remarks on the Question of Organisation
When these organised masses stand up in mass fights and revolutionary actions, and the existing powers are paralysed and disintegrated, then simultaneously the leading and regulating functions of former governments fall to the workers' organisations.
The old forms of organisation, the trade union and political party and the new form of councils (soviets), belong to different phases in the development of society and have different functions.
In a rising and prosperous capitalism, council organisation is impossible because the workers are entirely occupied in ameliorating their conditions, which is possible at that time through trade unions and political action.
www.geocities.com /~johngray/panorgan.htm   (4430 words)

 Institute of Communication Ethics - organisation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Organisations compete in the public realm for resources and influence and should be viewed critically in order to assess how they support the common good.
The tendency is for organisations to use people working in groups to achieve goals, while group process, rights and understanding are limited by the expedience implied and protected in organisation systems.
The organisation is often accused of limiting the right of individuals in return for economic gains, However, in the information age, individual rights to health, education and free-speech are more important and the organisation will need to respond to these shifts in individual empowerment, education and aspirations.
www.communication-ethics.org.uk /organisation.html   (214 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Whether S.10(8) and (9) of the Political Parties and Organisations Act No.18 of 2002 is inconsistent with and contravenes articles 20, in 21(1), (4) 29(1), (a), (b) (d) and (e), 29(2), 38, 43, 7I(c) and 75 and 270 of the Constitution and is null and void.
Whether S.13(b) of the Political Parties and Organisations Act No.18 of 2002 is inconsistent with and contravenes articles 1(4), 20, 21, 29(l)(a)(b),(d) and (e) 29(2) and (b), 38, 43, 71(c) and 270 of the Constitution and is null and void." The petition was supported by affidavits sworn by the petitioners.
This is whether the definition of a political party or political organisation in section 2 of the Political Parties and Organisations Act, 2002 (herein after referred to as the Act) is inconsistent with and contravenes articles 21 and 75 of the Constitution.
www.monitor.co.ug /specialincludes/courtruling.doc   (4736 words)

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The increased political role that the Iraqi Shi'a are seeking after decades of political repression is also of interest to other regional states who possess politically under-represented Shi'a minorities themselves.
The Ba'thists initiated a crackdown on Shi'a political activism, driven in part by the secular nature of the Ba'thist ideology and in part by their view of a politicized Shi'a as a threat to the stability of the regime.
The political leadership of al-Da'wa consists of lay Shi'a, thereby maintaining the separation of jurisprudential oversight from the political executive.
meria.idc.ac.il /journal/2004/issue2/jv8n2a2.html   (4566 words)

 Lenin: 1901/witbd: The Primitiveness of the Economists and the Organization of the Revolutionaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In countries where political liberty exists the distinction between a trade union and a political organisation is clear enough, as is the distinction between trade unions and Social-Democracy.
Political thinking is sufficiently developed among the Germans, and they have accumulated sufficient political experience to understand that without the “dozen” tried and talented leaders (and talented men are not born by the hundreds), professionally trained, schooled by long experience, and working in perfect harmony, no class in modern society can wage a determined struggle.
Since the entire political arena is as open to the public view as is a theatre stage to the audience, this acceptance or non-acceptance, support or opposition, is known to all from the press and from public meetings.
www.marxists.org /archive/lenin/works/1901/witbd/iv.htm   (13379 words)

(b) in the case of a member of the executive committee of a political party or organisation, is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding three hundred currency points or imprisonment not exceeding three years or both.
(4) For the purpose of this section, a political party or organisation shall not be taken to he of a national character unless it has in its membership at least fifty representatives from each of at least half of all the districts of Uganda.
the political party or organisation shall notify the Registrar General of its intention, and the Registrar—General shall, in the case of a change under this subsection, within twenty one days after the receipt of the notification, cause to he published iii the Gazette a notice of the intended change or alteration.
www.kituochakatiba.co.ug /ppact.htm   (4892 words)

 Commentary on the law of political parties
Despite the sweeping (but partly routine) declarations of liberty in the constitution, the new laws relating to political parties and the press showed that democracy and freedom of speech were intended to operate within carefully-controlled limits.
The political equation was not changed by them; the elements were all familiar, their strengths and weaknesses understood, even if some of the party names were new.
Besides making no distinction between political organisations and parties, this appeared to assume that any political organisation must be seeking to achieve power and should therefore be considered a party.
www.al-bab.com /yemen/gov/bwpol.htm   (4484 words)

 Attac Norway: A Cross-Political Project against Global Capitalism
Norway already has a number of strong organisations resisting the supra-national powers of the EU, and as long as the EU is viewed as a capitalist project, on which basis Attac will criticise it, those who are engaged in these questions will have to leave aside their personal agendas in order to make Attac work.
When some of the most vital political organisations in Norway are as strongly focused around the EU-question and issues of direct importance to the Norwegian people, an organisation focusing on political and economic problems that are relatively distant from people's everyday lives may encounter problems mobilising support.
AI is a global organisation working to criticise the wrongdoings and violations of human rights conducted by national governments, with focus on very specific cases, while Attac, at the moment, looks like a series of national organisations working to criticise a slightly undefined global phenomenon.
home.c2i.net /vathne/attac.htm   (11322 words)

 Groningen Research Program of Political Culture
In the calm political culture of the Netherlands in the mid-nineteenth century, the agitation that took place in England was seen as dangerous: it appealed to the wrong crowds.
They changed the popular conception of politics: political issues were defined as moral issues which touched the identity of groups and individuals.
Political parties profited from this and were able to capitalise upon this new conception of politics.
odur.let.rug.nl /politicalculture/maartje.html   (1072 words)

 WHITE PAPER ON KASHMIR -------Chapter 3 Disinformation Compaign---POLITICAL ALIENATION
Alienation, understood as the rupture of the Muslims from their political and social environment, it was alleged, had set in, due to the psychological reaction to their exclusion from the political processes in the State and their withdrawl from all forms of political participation.
It was alleged that partial application of the secular equality, envisaged by the Constitution of India, to the State, impaired the religious political and economic precedence of the Muslims, which formed the basis of its autonomy.
The successive State Governments were blamed of having organised the decision-making units in the State in a manner that were dominated by the Hindus, who converted the decision-making processes of the State Government to the disadvantage of the Muslims.
www.kashmir-information.com /WhitePaper/alienation.html   (866 words)

 The Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal
(2) Any law, arrangement or decision which allows for participation or involvement of only a single political organisation or party or persons having a single political ideology in the elections or in the political system of the country shall be inconsistent with this Constitution and shall be void.
(1) Any political organisation or party wishing to secure recognition from the Election Commission for the purposes of elections, shall be required to register its name with the office of the Election Commission in accordance with the procedure as determined by the Commission.
A petition so submitted for registration shall contain clear information about the name of the concerned political organisation or party, the names and addresses of the members of its executive committee or any such other committee and such petition shall be accompanied by the rules and manifesto of the organisation or the party.
www.helplinelaw.com /law/constitution/nepal/nepal17.php   (596 words)

 THE ORGANISATION OF POLITICAL CONFLICT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Abstract for Undergraduate Courses Handbook: The course studies the nature of political conflict by using two theoretical works (R Michels: Political Parties and F G Bailey: Stratagems and Spoils) as a basis for analysis and discussion of two case studies.
  The case studies are set in the early modern and modern periods and focus on the structure of political conflict in Tudor and Stuart England, and on the movement of political conflict out of the parliamentary arena in 20th Century South Africa.
Learning, teaching and assessment strategy: Two lectures are given each week, in which the lecturers test the core ideas against the two historical situations; seminars are held weekly in which students are encouraged to analyse and discuss, developing their oral skills; and two essays are written on which students are given formative assessment.
www.art.man.ac.uk /HISTORY/undergraduate/2002/hi2121.htm   (249 words)

 The presidential and legislative elections - Tunis 2004
Article One - A political party is a political organisation of Tunisian citizens linked in a permanent and non-profit-making way, by principles, opinions and objectives which unite them and in the framework of which they work to :
3 - A political party may not base its principles, activities and programmes on a religion, a language, a race, a sex or a region.
Members of a political party must have had Tunisian nationality for at least five years.
www.tunisiaonline.com /elections2004/references/loi.html   (436 words)

 KL - The Political Organisation of the Local Authorities
KL - The Political Organisation of the Local Authorities
The district council is the top political management of the local authority.
The district council makes the overall political decisions regarding local authority solutions.
www.kl.dk /296087   (706 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | EU rejects full Hamas ban   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The chief spokesman for the Commission, Reijo Kemppinen, said that although the EU had banned Hamas' military organisation, it would not act against the group's political wing.
His statement came two days after President Bush strongly urged the Europeans to stamp out all fund-raising for Hamas and seize its assets, saying the group was an obstacle to peace in the Middle East.
But Mr Kemppinen said the political wing of the organisation was legitimate as it carried out social welfare activities such as running clinics and schools.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/3026992.stm   (361 words)

 afrika.no - Uganda: Can NRM be a mass organisation?
Mass political organisations are born under specific circumstances that call for patriotism as opposed to political coalitions which are always about electioneering and political advantages.
The NRM wants to position itself as a mass political organisation is because its leaders just cannot run a political party.
They are just hiding their failure behind the façade of mass political organisation.
www.afrika.no /Detailed/5126.html   (692 words)

 Irish Terms
Plural is A Chairde (Pron: oh KARR-DYEH) * AAI: Australian Aid for Ireland - Irish Republican solidarity organisation in Australia * Aer Lingus (Pron: AYR LING-uss): Irish national airline * Alliance Party: A small northern political party which wishes to maintain the union with Britain.
Includes a number of paramilitary organisations which have worked in collusion with British forces.
P * PD: Progressive Democrats - Political party founded in the late 80's by Fianna Fail dissidents; policies variable.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/Irish_Aires/irishter.htm   (1364 words)

 The Amber Nebula - Political Organisation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
There is very little multi-world political organisation beyond the establishment and administration of colonies.
The closest things to single interstellar political entities are the megacorporations, who sometimes own and administrate several whole worlds.
On a smaller scale, most human worlds are controlled by a single political institution, but many are balkanised into discrete political subdivisions.
www.dangermouse.net /gurps/amber/politics.html   (225 words)

 Critique of Political Organisation: Introduction to riff-raff #7
The question (and critique) of political organisation is closely connected to the question of class consciousness and its genesis.
From this critique we may abstract “the fundamental categories of political theory, of the theory of classes and of the theory of the state” (Marramao, “The Theory of Crisis and the Problem of Constitution”), and with this as its base—a theory of organisation.
The red thread throughout the essay is the relation between theory and practice, “that is, the organisational implications of communist theory”.
www.riff-raff.se /en/7/intro.php   (2301 words)

 FORTHnet Directory: Faction Sites - Political Organisation
The Ιnformation Οffice of Lasithi Prefectorial Committee of Nea Dimokratia political party has created the webpage in order to improve communication.
The Hellenic Front was founded in 1994, in an open congress of 350 nationalists from all over Greece.
The C.P.G. was founded in November 1918 as a result of the maturity of the working class of our country and its linkage with the revolutionary theory of Marxism - Leninism.
dir.forthnet.gr /645-0-en.html   (340 words)

 CER | Roma: Wranglings in inter-Romani political organisation
As a result of the meeting the members voted to remove Adam from his position, adopted several changes in the status of the organisation, and elected a new chairperson, a Roma leader and political scientist Ladislav Fyzik.
Gejza Adam, who refused to attend the meeting, believes that his recent removal as chairperson was invalid, and the conduct of the assembly illegal.
The assembly also adopted a joint strategy for Roma political parties and non-governmental organisations for the upcoming elections.
www.ce-review.org /01/10/romanews10.html   (471 words)

 The Political Organisation of Maroon Communities in Suriname
The Political Organisation of Maroon Communities in Suriname
Maroons are descendants of Africans forced to labor on plantations who escaped and, by waging guerilla wars in the 17th and 18th centuries, succeeded in forming relatively independent tribes* in the interior.
An expert in customary law and government, he is the author of Het Gezags-en Bestuurssysteem in bet Binnenland van Suriname (The system of authority and government in the interior of Suriname).
www.folklife.si.edu /resources/maroon/educational_guide/42.htm   (836 words)

 Political Organisation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Although constitutionally bi-communal, the Republic of Cyprus Government is administered for the present by the Greek-Cypriot community because the Turkish-Cypriot community has not yet resumed its allotted appointments.
In simplified terms, the Government is representative of most political fronts active on the Island from the Far Right to the Far Left.
Cyprus has an independent judiciary and a civil service which inherited much of the structure from the former British colonial administration.
www.raf.mod.uk /rafakrotiri/pages/everythingelse/politicalorg.htm   (233 words)

 Spark Political Organisation
Electronic Frontier Foundation (USA) The EFF proclaims its mission to be that of a non-profit civil liberties organisation working in the public interest to protect privacy, free expression, and access to information and resources online.
Centre for Democracy and Technology (USA) Another organisation in the a non-profit mould, dedicated to advising the public on policies which advance constitutional civil liberties and democratic values, in computer communications and technology.
UCD Guide to Irish Political Resources Its all here, by courtesy of the Political Science Department at University College Dublin, and is not to be missed by anyone interested in Irish politics.
www.iol.ie /~tdermody/pol002.html   (2394 words)

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