authoritarian regime

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Noun1.authoritarian regime - a government that concentrates political power in an authority not responsible to the people
authorities, government, regime - the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
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He claims that the continuity of an authoritarian regime depends on ruling parties that consist of a long-term elite cohesion and, on the opposite side of the spectrum, the lack of a ruling party composed of coherent elites.
What comes out in the collection is that, while there are important ways that each authoritarian regime has shaped the current labour relations context in each country, the shared experiences of authoritarian governance do not translate into similar union trajectories.
She has been an outspoken critic of President Putins authoritarian regime and was the first in Congress to call for hearings on Russian interference in the 2016 elections.
We include a lagged vote share (from 1963 and 1967 elections) to account for the possibility that radio signal strength is positively correlated with previous support for the authoritarian regime.
Yavuz Baydar, a prominent Turkish journalist living in exile since the postcoup total crackdown by President Reycep Erdogan, drew lessons from his country's degeneration into a 'robust authoritarian regime.
Erdoy-an's kleptocracy is determined to monopolize every lever of political, social and economic power by employing thugs in key positions in order to sustain this authoritarian regime.
DRACONIAN trade union laws to shame an authoritarian regime tell us how much the Tories hate workers who aspire to keep their jobs or win a pay rise.
By destroying Libya's infrastructure and encouraging the so-called Arab Spring he has unleashed the sectarian violence and total disorder that was kept in check by Gaddafi's authoritarian regime.
In liberal societies, individuals or groups that advocate the replacement of democracy with a more authoritarian regime are labeled extremists; in authoritarian societies, those who espouse liberal ideals are labeled as extremists by the ruling class or government.
Bibles Seized in Malaysia for Using 'Allah' to Refer to God Another dickhead move by an authoritarian regime to make sure everyone knows they and their religion are boss.
Between 1934 and 1940 (the year of Soviet occupation), Latvia was ruled by an authoritarian regime led by Karlis Ulmanis.
In order to more precisely assess the determinants of authoritarian regime durability, he constructs a new dataset measuring regime tenure and types of leadership change at both the leader and ruling coalition level during the same time period (pp.