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The Role of Civil Society within Regimes

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Which of the following correctly describes the role of civil society within regimes?

A

Civil society is necessary in democratic regimes to provide vehicles for public participation and expression of opinion.

B

Civil society is not necessary to a democratic regime because the regime itself provides opportunities for participation in government.

C

Civil society is necessary within authoritarian regimes to promote public participation in government.

D

Civil society prevents regime change within authoritarian regimes because it serves as an outlet for public frustration.

E

Civil society is irrelevant to the functioning of both democratic and authoritarian regimes.