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Authoritarianism : What Everyone Needs to Know - by Erica Frantz (Paperback)

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Despite the spread of democratization following the Cold War's end, all signs indicate that we are living through an era of resurgent authoritarianism. Around 40 percent of the world's people live under some form of authoritarian rule, and authoritarian regimes govern about a third of the world's countries.In Authoritarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know®, Erica Frantz guides us through today's authoritarian wave, explaining how it came to be and what its features are. She also looks at authoritarians themselves, focusing in particular on the techniques they use to take power, the strategies they use to survive, and how they fall. Understanding how politics works in authoritarian regimes and recognizing the factors that either give rise to them or trigger their downfall is ever-more important given current global trends, and this book paves the ways for such an understanding.An essential primer on the topic, Authoritarianism provides a clear and penetrating overview of one of the most important-and worrying-developments in contemporary world politics.
Number of Pages: 150
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Comparative Politics, Political Ideologies
Series Title: What Everyone Needs to Know
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Book theme: Fascism & Totalitarianism
Author: Erica Frantz
Language: English
Street Date: September 4, 2018
TCIN: 53898178
UPC: 9780190880200
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-5669
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