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  • Characteristics Of An Authoritarian Regime

    democratic country it is hard for Americans to look at another regime type and think of it as having positive qualities. This is especially true regarding an authoritarian regime. Easily associated with Russia and thus the Cold War, seeing any good come from our once enemies regime is difficult. However just because proud Americans cannot see something does not mean it does not exist; there are positive qualities to an authoritarian regime type, especially when limited to looking at the short term. These regimes are constantly rising and falling in the world. If there were no positive aspects to an authoritarian regime we could expect to see the opposite occur. From providing a sense of stability or faster decision making an authoritarian…

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  • Democratic Dictatorship: A Democratic Regime Analysis

    Introduction For many years, the U.S has been known to be a country that thrives on democracy. In other words, the U.S most closely resembles a democratic regime. However, many now believe this to be false. The U.S is now being viewed an authoritarian regime. The U.S. still possesses democratic ideals. It does not possess any aspect of an authoritarian regime. Democratic Regimes Regimes are much more complex than states and governments. Regimes are often perceived in a negative way. When one…

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  • The Importance Of Systemic Inequality In Ghana

    undermining systemic inequality. The Akan are the ethnic majority in Ghana accounting for 31-45% of the population, depending on reports. However they are not a uniform group, containing major sub-divisions based on linguistic divides of the Kwa language. The Asante and Fante are the most prominent sub-divisions of the Akan people. Idiosyncratically, this fragmented ethnic majority has allowed the concept of the oppressed group to shift through the various political regimes: as Rawlings…

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  • Civic Culture In China

    Throughout history there have been three known regime wave changes. These changes occurred from around 1825 until 1995. Throughout this time there were “‘waves’ of ..[of both]…democratization…and ‘reverse waves’ of democratization’”(Samuels 2013a pp.121). As time has progressed more countries have turned towards a democratic government; however, certain factors have to be apparent in order for a country to successfully transform it’s governmental system. Even though “democracy reigns in almost…

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  • The Nazi Regime

    it that the Jewish community did not comprehend the oppression and segregation forming as the Nazi Regime grew? As the Nazi Regime gained more and more authority, the threat towards “non-Aryan” men, women, and children began to grow. Jews, Gypsies, mentally handicapped, and physically disabled, slowly began to see antisemitism directed towards them. As Nazism began to spread throughout Germany, Nazi oppression became worse and worse towards those who were not “Aryan”. Between Dignity and Despair…

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  • The Pinochet Regime

    It can be seen that there were many consequences of the Pinochet regime and that is why there was the 1980 Constitution, which was approved by a plebiscite. "It delimited the participation of groups, parties or political movements that were class-based, motivated by ideology ... and fused an administrative state that was instructed to the military." (Loveman and Davies, 1989 p.270) However, he stated that Pinochet would be President until 1989 when it is another election. Chile returned to…

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  • The Ancien Regime

    Introduction The monarchical government of the Ancien Regime was an aristocratic, social, legal and political system of government prior to the French Revolution. According to Sewell (1985, p. 62), the Ancien Regime developed through a number of ideologies from different historical periods. In particular, it combined feudal, Catholic, constitutional, legal and corporate ideologies. Essentially, the system involved several social and political structures: the three estates of the realm, the…

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  • Tyranny Of Experts

    In an article for TIME magazine entitled “Stop Sending Aid to Dictators,” Easterly states, “we need a new rule: no democracy, no aid.” He contends that dictators offer a false bargain: “ignore our rights abuses, and meet the material needs of those we oppress.” However, the idea of cutting off all aid to nations that have antagonistic leaders is overly idealistic. While it is true that democracy is the greatest long term hope for the citizens under dictators, how many need to die for the sake of…

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  • The Assad Regime

    Is it correct to speak about “the Assad Regime”. Who is really in controle of the regime-held areas? When you look at the different militias who are operating on the side of the regime, were do the main fault-lines lie? Are their certain”types”? Which militias would you label as the most relevant? To which exent these miltias are loyal to the regime? How does this system of loyalty works? What do they have to offer to each other? How do you see the military capacities of these militias? Are…

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  • Cuban Regime

    “Cuba Libre!” screamed the Cuban-Americans that gathered in the streets of Hialeah the night the man who altered the course of many lives, including mine, died. My grandmother, a Cuban widow, who’d live over 50 years in American and speaks close to no English, experienced the pain of Castro’s regime first-hand. That night, at a fatigue-filled 85 years old, she would take out the Guiro, a Cuban instrument used usually for celebrations like fiestas and Noche Buena, and frantically strum while…

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