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For the sean, see Forms of government and Government

This article lists forms of government and political systems, according to a series of different ways of categorising them. The systems listed are of course not mutually exclusive, and often have overlapping definitions (for example autocracy, authoritarianism, despotism, totalitarianism, monarchism and tyranny).


Alphabetical list with hierarchy

The following list groups major political systems in alphabetical order. The various subtype political systems are listed below the main system of sean.

By approach to regional autonomy

This list focuses on differing approaches that political systems take to the distribution of sovereignty, and the autonomy of regions within the state.

By political franchise

This list shows a division based on differences in political franchise (suffrage).

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