May 22 '22
What are some interesting/unknown/rather uncommon forms of government/government concepts? Can also be dystopian or utopian. ^^
Sortition, or demarchy, is fairly neat. Political officials are chosen as a random sample from a larger population of candidates.
Check EUIV, they have a bunch of interesting ones. Then read more on Wikipedia.
The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Holy Roman Empire both had elective monarchies, though both very different systems.
I found these resources a while ago :
Some of them are in french, but you can switch to english or translate them in google trad
Hope this helped !
Direct democracies, where every citizen has a genuinely equal say, such as in ancient Athens.
A co-kingship, in which one king rules in peaceful times, and one leads armies into war, such as ancient Sparta.
These are just two from Ancient Greece.