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: The Study of Totalitarianism and Authoritarianism

Archie Brown

in The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262948
eISBN:
9780191734762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262948.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The rise of totalitarian regimes in Russia, Germany, and Italy between the two world wars preceded the professionalization of the study of politics. The political experience of recent decades ... More


Truth, Justice, Memory, and Democratization in the Southern Cone

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines how Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile fared with truth and justice policies after the transition from authoritarian rule, looking at the issue from an institutional and ... More


Conclusion

Nanci Adler

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The main aim of this book has been to analyse what determines how new democracies face an authoritarian past (and human rights violations in particular) and, in turn, the way in which policies of ... More


Justice and Legitimacy in the South African Transition

Richard A. Wilson

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

An examination is made of various aspects of justice and legitimacy in the transition from authoritarianism to democracy in South Africa. The major part of the chapter discusses the Truth and ... More


Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Robert Mickey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The transformation of the American South—from authoritarian to democratic rule—is the most important political development since World War II. It has re-sorted voters into parties, remapped ... More


Authoritarian Rule of Law

Jens Meierhenrich

in The Remnants of the Rechtsstaat: An Ethnography of Nazi Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814412
eISBN:
9780191851964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814412.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

What for many years was seen as an oxymoron—the notion of an authoritarian rule of law—no longer is. Instead, the phenomenon has become a cutting edge concern in law-and-society research. In this ... More


Show Me the Money!: Opposition, Western Funding, and Civil Society in Jordan and Lebanon

Francesco Cavatorta and Azzam Elananza

in Contentious Politics in the Middle East: Political Opposition under Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034744
eISBN:
9780813039077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034744.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Divide-and-conquer strategies have always been a characteristic of governance in Arab regimes as authoritarian rulers have used a mix of co-optation and repression to survive in power. In the past, ... More


Opposition within the State: Governance in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia

Amin Allal and Florian Kohstall

in Contentious Politics in the Middle East: Political Opposition under Authoritarianism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034744
eISBN:
9780813039077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034744.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyzes the role of opposition under authoritarian rule, with explicit attention to the international context. In the context of increasing pressure for reform and the diffusion of good ... More


The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?

Francesco Cavatorta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076169
eISBN:
9781781701980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076169.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book builds a theoretical framework through which previously neglected international factors are brought into the analyses of transitions to democracy. It then explores the case of Algeria. It ... More


Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book elucidates the tension between the promise of transitional justice and persistent social inequality and impunity. In 2001, following a generation of internal armed conflict and ... More


Conclusion Could the Breakdown have been Avoided?

Stanley G. Payne

in The Collapse of the Spanish Republic, 1933-1936: Origins of the Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110654
eISBN:
9780300130805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110654.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the question of whether the Spanish Civil War could have been prevented, and argues that there has never been a revolutionary process that has not been met with ... More


The Supreme Court of Nepal

Mara Malagodi

in Constitutional Nationalism and Legal Exclusion: Equality, Identity Politics, and Democracy in Nepal (1990-2007)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082910
eISBN:
9780199082179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082910.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the Supreme Court of Nepal and examines its position and powers under the 1990 Constitution. It analyses the Court's shifting position and role through different phases of the ... More


“A Correct, Hermeneutic Reading”: Fantasies of a Constitutional Coup and the Promotion of Indigenous Rights

David M. K. Sheinin

in Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042398
eISBN:
9780813043005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042398.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

After the 1976 coup, the military regime immediately set about trying to show that it was a defender of human rights. This task involved demonstrating that Argentina continued to adhere to a set of ... More


How Indonesia Survived: Comparative Perspectives on State Disintegration and Democratic Integration

Edward Aspinall

in Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161916
eISBN:
9780231535052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161916.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter demonstrates that state structures that accommodate ethnic and regional diversity may be a source of state fragility during democratization, but a source of democratic robustness after ... More


The Defeat of the Party: The Political Crisis of 1871

in The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753692
eISBN:
9780804768061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753692.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the political crisis of 1871 and the defeat of the Conservative Party of Brazil. It discusses the administration of José Maria da Silva Paranhos, the Viscount of Rio Branco, the ... More


Post-Soviet Central Asia: The Limits of Islam

Shahram Akbarzadeh

in Constitutionalism in Islamic Countries: Between Upheaval and Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199759880
eISBN:
9780190259921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199759880.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the limited role of Islam in shaping the public space of post-Soviet Central Asia. It documents Soviet instruments of administrative control on Islam in Central Asia and then ... More


Introduction

Mehran Kamrava (ed.)

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There was something of a dress rehearsal “Arab Spring” in early 2005, after which a ruling bargain emerged between the governed and those governing aimed at consolidating state-society relationships ... More


Conclusion

Volker Prott

in The Politics of Self-Determination: Remaking Territories and National Identities in Europe, 1917–1923

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198777847
eISBN:
9780191823312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777847.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The conclusion discusses the main findings of the study. In particular, it argues that the combination of a ‘vertical’ multi-level perspective with a ‘horizontal’ comparative approach yields valuable ... More


Explaining Crime and Genocide: The Control Perspective

Augustine Brannigan

in Beyond the Banality of Evil: Criminology and Genocide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674626
eISBN:
9780191766893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674626.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The control perspective provides a useful general framework for understanding crime in criminology. Impulse control is common to the work of both Travis Hirschi and Norbert Elias. Elias’s arguments ... More


Pericles, Cincinnatus, and Zombies: Classicizing Nostalgia in The Walking Dead (2010–)

Laura Gawlinski

in Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440844
eISBN:
9781474460279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440844.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the third of three chapters examining Athens’ golden-age legacy, Gawlinski discusses how the “flu episodes” of The Walking Dead’s fourth season re-animate a highly influential classical plague ... More


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