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Monarchy

A system of government headed by a hereditary figure such as a king or queen. There are two basic types of monarchies. In an absolute monarchy, the monarch theoretically has complete control as an autocrat, though in practice other officials have varying degrees of control as well. In a constitutional monarchy, the monarch shares power with an elected chamber or other elected leaders and, in extreme cases, has little actual power.
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It would be churlish to say now's the time to get rid of the monarchy, just as people hold their tea parties and enjoy the gun salutes in celebration of the Queen's 90th.
As Australians celebrate the Queen's birthday and Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee, we should give thanks for the monarchy as a stabilising and enduring institution and for Her Majesty's life of dedicated service," he added.
Topics covered include the cult of divinity constructed around Bhumibol (Jackson); the mass media's representation of the relationship between the king and the people (Sarun Krittikarn); the depiction of the monarchy in literature and some contemporary publications (Platt); the use of the lese majeste law in Imperial Germany compared to that in contemporary Thailand (Streckfuss); the place of the monarchy in conservative notions of "Thai-style democracy" (Hewison and Kengkit); the monarchy's struggle against the People's Party in the period 1932-57 (Nattapoll); royalist propaganda in the period following the September 2006 coup (Hart Krittian); and Bhumibol's so-called "sufficiency economy theory" (the subject of two essays, by Ivarsson and Isager, and by Walker).
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While saying that the monarchy has been respecting people's aspirations from the past, the ex-crown prince said the royals gave up monarchy for peace.
Between 1800 and 1922 the constitutional relationship between the monarchy and Ireland was inherently problematic because of the anomaly of the viceroy.
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They were then able to survive a later successful attempt on Henri's life (1610), and through their excellent relations with the monarchy they exerted considerable influence on French Catholicism until their more thorough expulsion in the late-18th century.
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Therefore, one would argue that the four essential transitions and/or events to understanding Jordanian politics appear to be attempts by the monarchy and its loyalists to manage local, regional, and global effects.
Suchwas Queen Victoria's belief in the monarchy that she once threatened to "go to the people" regarding her standing with them around the country.