The Nature of Political Culture Under Corrupted and Weak Governments

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Over the course of this semester, we have learned a great deal about what makes a government stable, efficient and effective. In studying the governments and political culture of both Nigeria and Uganda, I have concluded that regardless of the governing style, if the stability of the government and governmental leaders is weak, the stability of the country itself and the control that the government has over the country is low as well. Uganda and Nigeria both utilize a presidential republic style of government, but Nigeria exhibits more signs of budding democracy than Uganda. Both countries exhibit a fair amount of corruption and blatant policy breaking within the federal and state governments, which have lead to small to large-scale uprisings accompanied with citizen backlash. Additionally, the two countries have had a lot of unrest both in the distant and recent past. The society is only good as the leadership of the country, and if any kind of positive change is to happen, it is imperative that the government is legitimate and stable regardless of the regime style. Corruption ...

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