Autocracy


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Autocracy

A government system in which one person has complete and total power. While autocracy does not exist in practice, dictatorships often concentrate power in only a few persons.
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In sum, the relationship between regime type and corruption is nonlinear: corruption rises from autocracy to anocracy, peaks at anocracy, and declines from anocracy to the lowest level in democracy.
The risks are heightened by the fact that Vision 2030 is as much a mechanism for economic reform and some degree of social change as it is to upgrade rather than diminish autocracy.
If there was a juxtaposition between autocracy and the rule of law, the question of who embodied autocracy in the courtroom has to be tackled in greater detail, exploring the immanent contradictions.
IN GENERAL, GERECHT MAKES TOO MUCH of protest against autocracy by allegedly nascent democrats.
Of course, countries that have perpetually existed within autocracy may never have fully developed the human and social capital necessary to support economic development if, or when, the country transitions to more democratic institutions.
The political essays and especially "Autocracy and War" and "The Crime of Partition" are important for Conrad's violent denunciations of Russian autocracy and German imperial ambitions, and for his equally vehement denunciation of the link between imperialism and commercial principles.
Ayad Allawi, head of the Al-Iraqiya list, believes that the political crisis in Iraq has reached a serious stage and is now threatening the future of democracy in the country, because of the policies of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his move towards autocracy, which began after the withdrawal of U.
The suffering travelling public of our city are caught between two spheres of autocracy - British Railways, who state they have not the necessary monies to redevelop our suburban passenger services, and the City Transport Committee, who fear the loss of revenue.
It is accountable, correctible, more conducive to individual freedoms, and more apt to produce competent leaders than autocracy.
There was meager coordination and consultation as well as autocracy practiced by a limited number of persons," Suhail added.
The solution is either a deep and urgent democratic reform that ends autocracy and responds to the needs and demands of the people, or the people take the initiative and (it) erupt peacefully .