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Authoritarian

A person who believes in or is involved with a political or economic system characterized by submission to authority, whether it is a person, party, or class. In an authoritarian society, the individuals exist to serve the state or ruling power. The authority may rule arbitrarily; that is, it is not bound by its own laws. This concept is opposed to democracy, individualism, and the rule of law. Democratic societies are thought to offer greater impetus for long-term economic growth, although authoritarian counterexamples exist.
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The current government in Pakistan may claim that it is also offering a similarly enlightened alternative path of governance, but its detractors would be quick to categorise it as being populist and authoritarian instead.
The authoritarian-corruption nexus is the growing convergence of licit and illicit state and non-state actors that facilitates and launders the profits of illegal activity, reinforcing the strength and survival of authoritarian systems of governance everywhere.
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The warning signs are obvious: Left-wing authoritarian regimes in Nicaragua and Venezuela; a right-wing Brazilian president with neo-fascist ideas, which he has begun instituting with surprising speed; an inward-looking Mexican President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, unwilling to defend human rights in the region, and a prey to authoritarian lures himself; in Bolivia, President Evo Morales plans this year to seek his fourth five-year term - maintaining him in power for 20 years.
In many cases, authoritarian leaders defend every individual "chip" by pointing to similar policies in other western democracies.
Authoritarian parents have high expectations of their children, with rules that they expect their children to follow unconditionally.
Other than the usual ceremonial congratulations and ritualistic handshakes coupled with the classic phrase, "Very interesting", the overall subjective message I received was, "How dare you!" It was left to an Italian colleague, Professor Vincenzo Ruggiero who was in attendance, to write later: "In this hard-hitting critique of the state and the shift to authoritarian politics, I could not avoid recalling the provocative question posed by distinguished [scholars] such as Alvin Gouldner and Howard S.
It aims to examine the correspondence and the difference in three major parenting styles (authoritative, authoritarian, and permissive) over two consecutive generations of educated women, based on second-generation mothers' self-reports of their own parenting styles and their mothers' parenting styles (in retrospect).
In response to a Kuomintang lawmaker's question on whether or not the portrait of the late president on the NT$10 coin constitutes as a symbol of the authoritarian government that ruled the country throughout the Martial Law era, all of the nominees raised their hand in agreement, reported CNA.
Conclusion: Domestic violence was associated with authoritarian parenting and depression in victims.
The Financial Times recently observed that in China's "efforts to build soft power outside its borders," the country "needs to tread more lightly and take a more reciprocal and less authoritarian approach." In a recent commentary, Nye makes the similar observation that "China could generate more soft power if it would relax some of its tight party control over civil society." The same could be said of Russia and other countries with governments that prioritise state control over openness, independent culture, and civil society - all of which are crucial ingredients of soft power.
The premier, speaking at an engineering graduation ceremony, criticised the Economist Intelligence Unit Democracy Index 2017, which downgraded Cambodia from a 'hybrid regime' to an 'authoritarian' one, and ranked it at 124 out of 167 countries.