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Adj.1.antiauthoritarian - opposed to authoritarianism
democratic - characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality; "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
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Kesey comes across as someone who was intelligent enough to sense imminent cultural changes: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest "perfectly captured the antiauthoritarian pulse of the times" (p.
His antiauthoritarian vision cut across the normal categories of left and right.
Arico identifies a disconnect between Latin America and Marxism, and finds its origins in Marx's writings, rather than in Marxism itself, spotlighting particularly Marx's antiauthoritarian and anti-Bonapartist political prejudice (from which viewpoint he analyzed Simon Bolivar), and argues that it negatively influenced Marx's view of Latin America itself.
Gifford reveals how Goines simultaneously worked within the confines of mass-market publishing and also actively attempted to transform the political and affective power of the genre in his assertion that "Goines nevertheless transformed the pimp narrative into a story of black radicalism, thereby making the antiwhite, antiauthoritarian politics of the pimp autobiography an explicit part of this literary scene" (95).
This doubling of negatives ran through "Punk: Chaos to Couture," curated by Andrew Bolton for the Met's Costume Institute, revealing an unstable moment in which the museum attempts to both display and digest the effects of an antiauthoritarian subculture.
His antiauthoritarian streak shines through as he chronicles his idyllic youth in New York City and his discovery of love.
The Internet and social media add to this environment by allowing those with antiauthoritarian feelings to communicate with others who share their beliefs, capitalizing on what Audrey Cronin calls "a global explosion in chaotic connectivity.
And Professor John Kang contends that America's culture of antiauthoritarian political discourse provides an adjudicative principle for resolving complex First Amendment issues.
Thus, even in cases such as the Schwabing Riots in Munich, in which youth violence directed against the police actually contained antiauthoritarian overtones, prominent social democrats equated the behavior of rioting youths with the violence meted out by young members of the Sturmabteilung (SA) in the late Weimar and early National Socialist periods (Furmetz 2006, 209).
Not only are such interventions expensive, but the antiauthoritarian attitudes, values or beliefs held by many gang-involved offenders poses barriers to their rehabilitation (Allender and Marcell, 2003).
Two other factors were a personality that has always exhibited a strong antiauthoritarian streak and the association of authoritarianism in Latin America with right-wing regimes.
She's headstrong, stubborn, antiauthoritarian and is rebellious when it comes to seeking justice and protecting the victims in a case.