In order to legitimate their authoritarian rule, state elites have used a variety of ways to justify their regimes this panel seeks to understand and examine the ideologies, mechanisms, means and processes - or the althusserian ideological state apparatuses - that state actors in southeast asia. More recently, the government has tested initiatives that defy common assumptions about authoritarian rule, including recruiting non-state groups to provide healthcare for the elderly and protect. Come to power, then no matter how the government came to power, it will be legitimate or again, if a government is elected lawfully, but then changes the laws to create a police state ruled by a dictatorship, the dictatorship will be legitimate. Open networks closed regimes the impact of the internet on authoritarian rule shanthi kalathil taylor c boas carnegie endowment for international peace. By contrast, generations who lived their formative years under authoritarian rule are more forgiving towards democracies, despite their flaws this disenchantment with democracy can be observed even in consolidated democracies.
The dominant trend thus far has been the rise of authoritarian strongmen vladimir putin is russia's most powerful leader since joseph stalin this makes the case—as powerfully as it can be made—that we don't know how to rule ourselves. Authoritarian rulers are never legitimate some use divine right to rule -monarchy others declare their right to rule through a mandate from heaven the methods used by vladmir lenin to divide his opponents into small groups that could be turned against one another and easily overwhelmed. Imposition is inherently authoritarian, no matter how good the intentions might seem, and in pushing their agenda, many liberals have become intolerant of laws, due process, and democracy itself. The word authoritative was chosen to imply that parents have power, because they are wiser and are legitimate guides to the culture authoritarian parents, however, exert control through power.
The authoritarianism form of regime is characterized by the rule of one person or a committee that wields the entire power of governance in short, it can be said that there is an element of fear in the minds of people all through the leadership in the authoritarianism form of regime. You can impeach a president, but you can't, alas, impeach the people they voted for the kind of monarchy the american republic was designed, above all else, to resist and they have gotten one. Authoritarianism is a political stance supporting forms of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms civil liberties are subordinate to the state and there is little or no reliable constitutional accountability under an authoritarian regime see also: fascism nazism.
Transitions from authoritarian rule tentative conclusions about uncertain democracies transitions from authoritarian rule was the first book in any language to systematically compare the process of transition from authoritarianism across a broad range of countries. There are a lot of countries that can be considered authoritarian, a few countries such as north korea and turkmenistan are commonly used as examples the democracy index of 2014 lists the following countries as being the most authoritarian: a map of the democracy index of 2014 the most democratic. Authoritarian rule of law spans the period from colonization to the present, using a series of case studies to provide a sweeping as well as detailed and textured portrait of the rule of law in singapore rajah reveals how the state has adeptly utilized narratives about its common law legal tradition, its. In political science, legitimacy is the right and acceptance of an authority, usually a governing law or a régimewhereas authority denotes a specific position in an established government, the term legitimacy denotes a system of government—wherein government denotes sphere of influence.
The current government party is attempting to curtail the independent judiciary, making it possible for said party to name its preferred judges, claiming the judiciary is still full of communst (or leftist) officials. Academic debate on transitions from authoritarian rule was dominated by the experiences of regime transformation in latin america and southern europe gabriel garcia marquez, latin america's best-known writer, captured perfectly. Transitions from authoritarian or totalitarian regimes2 to constitutional democracy in eastern europe and elsewhere 3 in the broadest terms, the rule of law requires that the state only subject the citizenry to publicly. To determine whether or not authoritarian rule can be legitimate, we must first start at the very beginning by this i mean we have to be specific about what we are asking. Authoritarians, meanwhile, keep practicing their old tactics and devising new ones it is time for those who support democracy to remember what activists from around the world have paid a price to learn: how to win modern authoritarians rely on repression, intimidation, corruption and co-optation to.
Authoritarian constitutions can help oligarchic actors to work together by establishing focal points, procedures, and institutions, thereby addressing problems of coordination and problems of commitment. 'civil society is always subversive of totalitarian or authoritarian power: in democracies, it sets limits on the exercise of legitimate power' 'the historiography reveals insights into the authoritarian mindset of freedom fighters shaped as a product of oppression and armed resistance. With that, there would not be a federal government and just one government for each country to make all the decisions i believe that states are the best things for people to live under can authoritarian rule be legitimate. With authoritarian rule, the bill of rights would be obliterated, congress and the supreme court abolished, and the system of checks and balances abrogated.
Some examples of authoritarian governments include the regimes in china, myanmar, cuba and iran in an authoritarian political system, control is held by a single ruler or small group authoritarian governments do not permit freedom of speech and look to control every aspect of the daily lives of. The idea of democracy has become so closely identified with elections that we are in danger of forgetting that the modern history of representative elections is a tale of authoritarian manipulations as much as it is a saga of democratic triumphs.
Authoritarianism, principle of blind submission to authority, as opposed to individual freedom of thought and action in government, authoritarianism denotes any political system that concentrates power in the hands of a leader or a small elite that is not constitutionally responsible to the body of the people. Authoritarian military rule toward the end of the twentieth century were on the fringes of spanish colonization and emerged out of a long democratic tradition. The three types of legitimate rule (die drei reinen typen der legitimen herrschaft) is an essay written by max weber, a german economist and sociologist, explaining his tripartite classification of authority.