|Statement||edited by Hans Binnendijk with Peggy Nalle and Diane Bendahmane ; Center for the Study of Foreign Affairs.|
|Contributions||Binnendijk, Hans., Nalle, Peggy., Bendahmane, Diane B., Center for the Study of Foreign Affairs (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvi, 336 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||336|
Portugal: end of a civilian authoritarian regime --Forces moving the transition / Kenneth Maxwell --Economic scaffolding for the transition / Hans O. Schmitt --The view from the U.S. Embassy / Frank C. Carlucci Lessons to learn --U.S. policy factors / J. Brian Atwood --U.S. relations with authoritarian regimes / W. Bruce Weinrod --ch. 5. 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. Political democracy is not the only possible outcome. The author argues that Myanmar’s ongoing regime transition has not diverged from its authoritarian military roots and explains how the military has long planned its voluntary partial withdrawal from direct politics. Therefore, Myanmar’s "disciplined democracy" contains features of democratic politics, but at its core remains authoritarian. Book description Life after Dictatorship launches a new research agenda on authoritarian successor parties worldwide. Authoritarian successor parties are parties that emerge from authoritarian regimes, but that operate after a transition to democracy. They are one of the most common but overlooked features of the global democratic landscape.
This volume explores the role played by culture in the transition to democracy in Latin America's Southern Cone (Argentina, Uruguay, Chile) and Spain, with a focus on opposing stances of acceptance and defiance by artists and intellectuals in post-authoritarian regimes. Conventional wisdom posits that courts in authoritarian regimes are simply the agents of the regime that lack independence and have no or minimal effect on political life. In this edited volume, Tom Ginsburg and Tamir Moustafa question this assumption and clearly show how and why courts matter in authoritarian regimes, and when and why regimes /5. Courts and Judges in Authoritarian Regimes Peter H. Solomon JR. World Politics, Vol Number 1, October , pp. (Review) students of political transition (or democratization) have treated The books under review deal with different, but complementary. The Authoritarian’s Worst Fear? A Book Governments are spending a remarkable amount of resources attacking books — because their supposed limitations are beginning to look like ageless strengths.
The establishment of constitutional review in transitional and nondemocratic regimes has drawn attention to courts in nondemocratic states. Typically, authoritarian leaders treat law and courts in an instrumental fashion and try to keep judges dependent and responsive to their by: between full authoritarianism and democracy, with its respect for political and civil liberties. Levitsky and Way effectively distinguish their category from other similar classifications, such as Diamond’s “hybrid regimes” and Schedler’s “electoral [End Page ] autocracies.”Competitive authoritarianism, the authors argue, is a more restrictive category. 9 Nonfiction Books About Life Under Dictatorships, Autocracies, And Authoritarian Regimes. A book that goes far beyond the walls of the torturous political prison camps. The study argues that armed forces are likely to back transitions from authoritarianism when there is intense conflict within the military; and arising from these contestations, marginalized officers (losers) either enter into a pact with the domestic opposition or have foreign support to act against the by: