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Synonyms for authoritarianism

a political doctrine advocating the principle of absolute rule

Synonyms for authoritarianism

a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc

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The problem is this: Though weakness and incompetence are preferable to authoritarianism, they are unequal to the real challenges of the nation.
Parallel to the increasing authoritarianism of the party, Stalin was the supreme leader of the USSR, and the author calls this term as the totalitarian period.
Obedience and respect for authority are the most important virtues children should learn" and "Laws have to be strictly enforced if we are going to preserve our way of life"), with higher scores indicating higher levels of authoritarianism.
Authoritarianism has retrenched in the Middle East with new strategies to extend control
Electoral authoritarianism was another point discussed during the Abant meeting.
Eco-authoritarianism, democracy and the environment, liberalism and the environment, authoritarianism and the environment, ecological crisis
His recent book titled, Ruling Russia: Authoritarianism from The Revolution to Putin, essentially consists of abstract constructs that force the messy, tragic Soviet/Russian political past into Western a priori categories, all-too-neat geometric designs --Zimmerman's "stamps" (with, granted, perforations).
95) examines right-wing authoritarianism and its dehumanizing effects on Christians, considering how authoritarianism serves as a tool of the right-wing and progressives who would use it against conservative Christians.
P leaders like Manish Sisodia alleged that this was an example of authoritarianism.
ABSTRACT: The present study aimed to investigate the effect of fathers' authoritarianism on test anxiety among adolescents (men and women) and also investigated the difference in level of fathers' authoritarianism and test anxiety across rural and urban areas.
Yancey investigates how effective the theory of right-wing authoritarianism is in explaining the social phenomenon it claims to, by constructing an alternate theory and testing it against the right-wing authoritarianism theory.
The past fifteen years have seen considerable growth in scholarship on politics under authoritarian regimes as political scientists have sought to understand the development of authoritarianism after the "third wave" of democratization.
Ever since the publication of one of the most famous social science volumes in the 20th century, The Authoritarian Personality (TAP) (Adorno, Frenkel-Brunswik, Levinson, & Sanford, 1950), it appears that research on antisemitism and authoritarianism has run on totally separate tracks.
Offe argued that there is a tendency for authoritarianism special for Central and South-Eastern Europe.
Summary: On his official twitter account, former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei stated on Saturday "Egyptians sacrificed their lives for freedom and dignity not for military or religious authoritarianism nor for tyranny of any one majority.