Name the form of government

See description, name the form of government. Example: "government by the people" - democracy.
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Description
Form of government
Govt by more or less noble military landowners in medieval Europe
Feudalism
Nearly the same as above, but in Muslim countries
Iqta
Government by thieves, usually the formal leaders, robbing people blind
Kleptocracy
Govt appointed based on demonstrated talent and ability
Meritocracy
Rule by the wealthy
Plutocracy
Govt that is led by a 'god' or 'deity' who, coincidentally, is absent and usually has a self-appointed or elected, from an elite, man running the show instead
Theocracy
Lack of central government / no effective government
Anarchy
A government with no ruling hierarchy, laws created by citizens although which may be enforced by institutions not controlled by the public
Anarchism
Government rule by elite citizens, literally from Greek: "rule of the best"
Aristocracy
Govt where the power rests with an elite distinguished by royal, wealth, family etc. hegemony. According to Aristotle, the corrupted form of the one above
Oligarchy
Rule by women, or a government which regards female humans as entitled to rule and to exercise power over men
Matriarchy
Description
Form of government
Government by the least qualified or the most unprincipled, government by the worst
Kakistocracy
A government consisting entirely of men
Androcracy
Government by those who possess epistemic humility
Epistemocracy
Rule by those who are strong enough to seize the power
Kratocracy
Govt that operates under the rules of a dead ruler, e.g. Incan Empire or, to some extent, N.Korea
Necrocracy
Govt ruled by engineers, scientists and other technical experts
Technocracy
A system in which the workers, theoretically, own the means of production. Public services would be collectively or state owned. Economy e.g. decentralized, self-managed or centrally planned.
Socialism
Govt ruled by a goat or goats (originating in an Austrian satire, if we are to believe the internet)
Capracracy
Rule by a totalitarian and corporatist government
Fascism
Rule by a particular ethnic group
Ethnocracy
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