Western liberal democracy. The evolution of liberal democracy
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... Liberal Democracy Liberal democracy, otherwise called constitutional democracy, is the most dominant form of democracies in the contemporaryworld and the phrase 'Liberal Democracy' is a frequently used to describe Western democratic political systems, including the United States, Britain, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, and other nations. To define a liberal democracy, it is "a form of representative democracy where elected representatives that hold the decision power are moderated by a constitution that emphasizes protecting individual liberties and the rights of minorities in society, such as freedom of speech and assembly, freedom of religion, the right to private property and privacy, as well as ...