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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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To trained eyes like Levitsky and Ziblatt, however, this imperceptible process or slow march to authoritarianism follows a pattern.
'We both stand on the frontline against the expansion of authoritarianism.'
After 2014, however, the civil war in Syria and Kurds rising as important actors in that country aggravated tensions and contributed to rising authoritarianism in Turkey.
The danger of Donald Trump is frequently mentioned, but left-wing authoritarianism is not discussed.
She begins with two chapters focused primarily on the links between writing/narrative and dictatorship, what she terms "authoritarianism" which "highlight[s] the slippages between authorship, authority, and authoritarianism" (11).
The volume thus postulates that the unmet challenges and frustrated hopes of the Arab people -primarily in these three selected countries- need to be revisited from new analytical perspectives beyond the mainstream paradigms of democratization and authoritarianism in Middle Eastern Studies.
They also found that classical paternalistic leadership, which combines both benevolence and authoritarianism, had just as strong an effect on subordinate performance as benevolent-dominant leadership.
It is also suggesting the that monuments and memorials to "commemorate and honor UP's role in the struggle against the Marcos dictatorship" to be built so as "to highlight the University's continuing stand against fascism and authoritarianism such as a establishing inside UP a people's museum embodying and showcasing peoples aspirations and struggles for freedom including and especially during the dark days of Marcos strong rule."
THE immediate past National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has described the recent raid by personnel of the Nigeria Police, on the house of elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark as evident of the country turning into abyss authoritarianism and police state.
Rabid right-wing authoritarianism is the antithesis of conservatism.
Admittedly, my treatise of democratic government and its contamination from toxic doses of authoritarianism was not so original.
For many, the creeping authoritarianism that has taken hold in any number of countries -- Russia, China, Bolivia, Turkey, the Philippines, and Hungary, among others -- seems alarmingly on the ascendant.
In Foreign Affairs, Yascha Mounk sounds the alarm that authoritarianism is on the ascent across the globe.
If "it" means genuine authoritarianism, Americans probablydon't have much to worry about.