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Between Authoritarianism and Democracy. Vol. 3, Serbia at the Political Crossroads

Dragica Vujadinović

Between Authoritarianism and Democracy. Vol. 3, Serbia at the Political Crossroads

by Dragica Vujadinović

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Published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Cedet in Beograd .
Written in English


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In English

StatementDragica Vujadinović ; edited by Dragica Vujadinović and Vladimir Goati
The Physical Object
Pagination302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25543216M
ISBN 109788683767274

argue that the best way to explain state of democracy in Serbia today is to focus on the type of political regime. This is a book on Serbia. Yet, by using Serbia as an example, the book fills in several critical gaps and addresses several theoretical concepts used in the literature of democratic consolidation. These included all the major countries on all continents. 3) Relationship between state authoritarianism and authoritarian attitudes — the state authoritarianism score was related to the previously developed estimate of authoritarianism levels in 32 countries. Surprisingly, both were highly correlated.

Authoritarianism to Democracy / BY WtODZIMIERZ WESOLOWSKI Ihere are two ways in which the relationship between the state and society is perceived in theoretical discussion. Both ways combine theoretical and axiological elements, so they can be called "philosophies of state power." One is authoritarian, the other democratic. This two-volume book considers from a risk perspective the current phenomenon of the new Alt-Right authoritarianism and whether it represents ‘real’ democracy or an unacceptable hegemony potentially resulting in elected dictatorships and abuses as well as dysfunctional government.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The Newer democracies: from the time of triumph to the time of troubles --The Transition toward democracy in a developing country: the case of Argentina --The Rise of public legitimation in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe --China at the crossroads: between democracy. However, the most powerful and prevalent world powers have all had one of the major types of government, democracy, communism or authoritarianism. All are very different in how they try to achieve the same goal of ruling over a group of people.


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