International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Arts and Humanities | Somalia | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024


Political Polarization and its Impact on Democratic Institutions

Omar Abdi Mohamed Qasaye [15]


Abstract: Political polarisation has become a significant concern in contemporary democratic societies, deception potential risks to the stability and functionality of democratic institutions. In modern democracies, political polarisation has grown to be a severe problem that could jeopardise the stability and efficacy of democratic institutions. Furthermore, this abstract investigates the concept of political polarisation and its impact on democratic systems. It explores how divergent political ideologies, deepening partisan divisions, and the rise of extremist movements contribute to the erosion or destruction of democratic norms and institutions. Additionally, the abstract begins by defining political polarisation as the process of ideological difference within a society, leading to increased hostility and decreased cooperation between political factions. It is dangerouson how polarisation demonstrates in various forms, such as ideological extremism, regime change, ethnic division, the abstract then investigates the detrimental effects of political polarisation on democratic institutions. Additionally, the abstract explores how polarization can undermine public trust in democratic institutions, eroding their legitimacy and weakening the social fabric or the basic structure and belief of society togetherness.


Keywords: Political polarisation, Democracy, Impact on Democratic, Democratic institutions, Social Media


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,


Pages: 1132 - 1137


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