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Chapters 2 & 3



Responsibilities of the nation, The nation’s role, , Social responsibilities of the population, Joseph’s story, Grass-roots – self-discipline,Required levels of self-discipline, In your hands, Why discipline ourselves? What are the government doing? Day One, Systems that work, Systems of governance, Why industry and long-standing institutions? Why not other national systems of governance? Successful model of governing, Why Africa? Why Zimbabwe? Why not all existing electoral and parliamentary systems? The basics, Basic needs, Back to basics, Model for Africa, The Fleming College System (FCS) model, Example of a classic college system of governing, Theoretical example, Internal politics of identified parties, FCS definition of fair representation revisited, Definitions: college versus parliament, College system model suitability, FCS versus single party systems, Parliamentary structure, Purpose of parliament, One or two houses, Bicameral systems, Unicameral systems, Typical structure of parliament, Example parliamentary structure: Commonwealth Westminster model, College versus parliament revisited, Producing new models, Completeness and correctness of model, Other basic rules of system modelling, Identification of properties to capture, Key properties, Important note on applying suitable electoral models, Africa is Africa, Blaming the system, Africa’s problems and solutions