nondemocratic

nondemocratic

(ˌnɒndɛməˈkrætɪk)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) not adhering to the principles or practice of democracy
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States with close ties with Pakistan, particularly the United States and China never saw a democratic Pakistan as feasible to their geopolitical regional security and political interestsBeyond formal constitutional structure, the current political arrangements in Pakistan only strengthen nondemocratic mindsets and forces in the country.
As nondemocratic leaders increasingly use the 'fake news' backlash to clamp down on independent media, that number is likely to climb.
This is especially true when a firm is based in a country governed by a nondemocratic political system, such as China, with influential sovereign control over their growing capital markets.
The solid public support for the rightist-conservative government that has introduced social reforms that have diminished economic inequalities is the reason that the opposition has been testing nondemocratic means of action as possibly the only way to lower public support for the present government.
In democratic and nondemocratic systems, the swelling of labor movements has created political and social earthquakes.
Habermas, a Marxist of the Frankfurt School variety, recognizes Christianity's nondemocratic nature and its resulting political value.
There, one finds corruption, international crime, maras [violent youth gangs], abuse of power, nondemocratic values, persecution of ethnic diversity, of sexual diversity, of human rights defenders, of women," he said.
Mill believed that progress was more important than democracy, which is why he was comfortable with nondemocratic government that would enforce individual liberties against the cultural wishes of the broader community.
Stiglitz is also right to fault the European project, in general, for its nondemocratic character.
Although there are plenty of nongovernmental organizations in Macedonia, they rarely or never react to the problems and nondemocratic phenomena society faces, experts say.
An exception to this bias is the recent growth of scholarship examining how citizens in nondemocratic and censored media environments employ the Internet as a means of political learning and mobilizing toward democratic governance, as well as exploring the consequences or effects of this learning (e.