Differences between Centralization of Power and Decentralization of Power
|Centralization of Power||Decentralization of Power|
|(i)||Power is concentrated on a single |
|Power is shared between the central |
government and other units of government.
|(ii)||A constitution is a set of fundamental rules that determine how a country or state is run. More recognizes only |
the central government.
|The constitution recognizes other |
units of government.
|(iii)||The constitution is flexible.||The constitution is rigid.|
|(iv)||The constitution is unwritten.||The constitution is written.|
|(v)||It is effective in relatively small |
states with low populations.
|It is effective in states with large |
geographical territories and
a high population.
|(vi)||There is the supremacy of |
the The legislative branch of government is responsible for making laws within a country. Legislatures are made up of people called legislators who, in democracies, are elected by the country’s population More.
|There is supremacy of the constitution.|