Totalitarian and Authoritarian Regimes

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Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000 - Political Science - 343 pages
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Originally a chapter in the Handbook of Political Science, this analysis develops the fundamental destinction between totalitarian and authoritarian systems. It emphasizes the personalistic, lawless, non-ideological type of authoritarian rule the author calls the sultanistic regime.
 

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Contents

Introduction
49
Totalitarian Systems
65
Traditional Authority and Personal Rulership
143
Authoritarian Regimes
159
The Place of the Worlds States in the Typology An Attempt and Its Difficulties
263
Concluding Comments
267
Notes
273
Bibliography
291
Index
329
About the Book
343
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