nondemocratic

nondemocratic

(ˌnɒndɛməˈkrætɪk)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) not adhering to the principles or practice of democracy
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Anyone who has undertaken, or plans to attempt, research in nondemocratic or any developing state would benefit from reading the empirical chapters to appreciate the efforts of the author and the variety of information sources available for the patient, curious researcher.
Talking about the occupied Palestinian territories in 1999, Barak is reported to have said, "every attempt to keep hold of this area as one political entity leads, necessarily, to either a nondemocratic or a non-Jewish state.
The events around the LIA, unfolding against the background of mounting international interest in SWFs, raised additional questions about the political role of SWFs in nondemocratic states.
Uganda under Yoweri Museveni is a hybrid regime "situated at a crossroads between democratization and authoritarianism," in which many democratic institutions have been introduced, often to be subverted for nondemocratic needs, according to Tripp (political science, U.
However, while it was run in a nondemocratic fashion by the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) for more than seven decades, the United States imposed no sanctions on Mexico because it did not want a failing Mexican economy to lead to more migration into the United States.
Those leaders' brazen "commitment" to Israel, regardless of the consistently brutal policy carried out by the latter, is surely bizarre to say the least; bizarre, and in fact nondemocratic.
Officials labeled this effort "troop information" to avoid the word "propaganda," an idiom associated more with nondemocratic enemies than with America (100).
Many Bush Administration officials, Members of Congress, and independent analysts remain concerned about the continued existence in Pakistan of terrorist groups and their supporters, evidence that Pakistan has been the source of significant "onward" proliferation of nuclear weapons materials and technologies to third parties, and continuing human rights abuses, including perceived nondemocratic practices, by the military-dominated government in Islamabad.
Other examples of nondemocratic countries that created such programs are Lenin's USSR in 1922, Emperor Hirohito's Japan in 1941, Kuwait in 1976, General Peron's Argentina in 1946, and General Avila-Camacho's Mexico in 1943.
The secretary of state will be required to prepare an annual report designating each foreign country as ''fully democratic, partly democratic or non-democratic,'' and including action plans for each country designated as nondemocratic to find ways to promote freedom and democracy that work in each situation rather than taking a blanket approach.
Not only was Jefferson's democracy not entirely democratic (just ask African Americans and women), but the modern world is replete with examples of partially democratic countries -- and in most cases, their governments are better and their people freer than in the nondemocratic world.