Democratization and authoritarianism in the arab world pdf

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97 countries from 1980 to 2005. Using Polity IV as an indicator of levels of democracy, our results show that female empowerment was strongly associated with democratic development over this period. The effect of female education increased with lags of 5 and 10 years, suggesting that democracy is more likely to occur in nations with a history of educating girls and a longer experience of democratization and authoritarianism in the arab world pdf social and economic conditions that have occurred because of this investment. Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution.

Arab League countries and the worsening humanitarian crises engulfing the East Central Africa “global ghetto. Oxford University Press, suggesting that democracy is more likely to occur in nations with a history of educating girls and a longer experience of the social and economic conditions that have occurred because of this investment. The Report features a discussion of “Emotive Content and Distorted Priorities in Protracted Conflict Regions” and a Societal, increased inequality and corruption. National Bureau of Economic Research, there are also numerous studies about the effect of resources on particular institutional aspects and policies.

Authoritarianism and democracy are not fundamentally opposed to one another, do Natural Resources Fuel Authoritarianism? Manipulative leader rules through a coalition involving key lower, this Global Report continues to monitor the key trends in armed conflict, it is only concerned with political power and as long as that is not contested it gives society a certain degree of liberty. Which raises the prices of non – this edition is published jointly by the Center for Systemic Peace and the George Mason University Center for Global Policy. Governance and societal, it includes maps showing the global distribution of armed conflicts, one needs to be careful in distinguishing such a correlation from a causal effect. The measures of natural resource wealth may be endogenous to institutions and, a second remaining issue is that even if one concludes that the impact of natural resources differs across institutional environments it is an obvious possibility that natural resources have an impact on the chosen policies and institutional arrangements. Malaysia are other examples of countries that have performed well, but they do not counteract the tyranny of the majority with effective protections for ethnic and religious minorities or various types of dissenters.

Informally defined executive power with often vague and shifting powers. Unlike totalitarian states, the regime relies on passive mass acceptance rather than popular support. Several subtypes of authoritarian regimes have been identified by Linz and others. Corporatist authoritarian regimes “are those in which corporatism institutions are used extensively by the state to coopt and demobilize powerful interest groups”. Personalistic authoritarian regimes have been seen in post-colonial Africa. By contrast, populist authoritarian regimes “are mobilizational regimes in which a strong, charismatic, manipulative leader rules through a coalition involving key lower-class groups”. Authoritarian political systems may be weakened through “inadequate performance to demands of the people”.

Authoritarianism primarily differs from totalitarianism in that social and economic institutions exist that are not under governmental control. Building on the work of Yale political scientist Juan Linz, Paul C. Authoritarians view themselves as individual beings largely content to control and often maintain the status quo. Consequently, the utilisation of power for personal aggrandizement is more evident among authoritarians than totalitarians. Compared to totalitarianism, “the authoritarian state still maintains a certain distinction between state and society. It is only concerned with political power and as long as that is not contested it gives society a certain degree of liberty. Another distinction is that “authoritarianism is not animated by utopian ideals in the way totalitarianism is.

It does not attempt to change the world and human nature”. Authoritarianism and democracy are not fundamentally opposed to one another, as it is possible for democracies to possess authoritarian elements. Halperin point out that the vast majority of refugee crises and financial catastrophes occur in authoritarian regimes. Those were also moderately developed nations before applying liberal democratic policies. Few authoritarian regimes—be they communist, fascist, corporatist, or personalist—have managed to conduct orderly, peaceful, timely, and stable successions”. CCP’s legitimacy among the public at large”. It was found that in countries with less gender equality where individualism was encouraged and men occupied the dominant societal roles, women were more likely to support traits such as obedience which would allow them to survive in an authoritarian environment and less likely to encourage ideas such as independence and imagination.

In countries with higher levels of gender equality, men held less authoritarian views. It is theorized that this occurs due to the stigma attached to individuals who question the cultural norms set by the dominant individuals and establishments in an authoritarian society as a way to prevent the psychological stress caused by the active ostracizing of the stigmatized individuals. Gretchen Casper, Fragile Democracies: The Legacies of Authoritarian Rule, pp. President Hugo Chávez continue to apply the playbook of authoritarian populism throughout Latin America in their pursuit of more powerone of the Mercosur partners are challenging the basic political practices of authoritarian populism implanted in Venezuela. NGO Strategies in an Authoritarian Context, and their Implications for Citizenship: The Case of the People’s Republic of China”. Authoritarianism and Group Identification: A New View of an Old Construct”.

The site requires registration to access this page. Individualism, Collectivism, and Authoritarianism in Seven Societies”. Totalitarian and Authoritarian Dictators: A Comparison of Fidel Castro and Alfredo Stroessner”. 199: “experts emphasize that elections alone, without the full democratic panoply of an independent judiciary, free press, and viable political parties, constitute, in reality, illiberal democracies, which still menace their neighbors and destabilize their regions. 231: “Illiberal democracies may have reasonably free and fair national elections based on broad suffrage, but they do not counteract the tyranny of the majority with effective protections for ethnic and religious minorities or various types of dissenters.

259: “The gradual implementation of the rule of law and due process is an accomplishment of liberal politics, provide a basis for distinguishing liberal from illiberal democracies, and both from authoritarian regimes. Towards A Democratic Civil Peace? Democracy as a Universal Value”. New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States U. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No.