Essay On Political Stability

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Political stability is the durability and integrity of a current government regime. This is determined based on the amount of violence and terrorism expressed in the nation and by citizens associated with the state. A stable society is one that is satisfied with the governing party and system of operations and is not interested in revolutionary or authoritarian ideas. An established political scene is one where the ruling government is favored by the population and does not experience strong indicators of social unrest. Much of the ability of a political system to sustain itself relies on how leaders respond to predicaments. People must be satisfied with how their rulers handle problems and the solutions they create or else the fallout from these events results in destruction of hierarchies and government agencies. While there are problems within any nation, and times of war or hardship are common, a stable political system is one that can withstand these occurrences without major societal upheaval and ongoing endurance of these circumstances (Krueger & Gibbs, 2007). This requires that the public interacts freely and openly with legislators on a regular basis. Granting individuals a say in how a nation is run enhances the stability of the region. Social stability often undergoes minor changes over the…show more content…
We have seen over the years that political instability also leads to instability in policy, and creates friction in implementation. Secondly, political stability leads to predictable patterns in economic policies, and allow investors, tax-payers, bankers, etc. to take long-term decisions, which also aids in long-term development in a country. However, due to instability Jamaica has seen an increase in their inflation rate and an increase in debt, which has also; affect the country GDP (Bernard,
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