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China I


This lecture talks about the differences between authoritarian, totalitarian, and sultanistic regimes. It also lays out the type of political system that China has.

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University of Wisconsin, Madison
Polisci 106 - Introduction to Comparative Politics

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POLI SCI 106 1st Edition Lecture 19 Outline of Last Lecture 1 Theories of Democratic Consolidation 2 Actor Based Theories 3 Shock Therapy Model 4 Institutional Theories 5 Example Central and Eastern Europe 6 Structural Theories 7 Transition in Central Eastern Europe 8 Road to Membership I 9 Accession Criteria I 10 Accession Criteria II 11 Accession Criteria to Conditionality 12 Road to Membership II Outline of Current Lecture 1 Three Types of Non Democratic Regimes 2 Totalitarian Regimes 3 Sultanistic Regimes 4 Authoritarian Regimes 5 Maoism 6 Despite End of Maoism 7 Party State 1 Guardianship 8 Party State II The Mass Line Current Lecture China I Three Types of Non Democratic Regimes Linz Juan Totalitarian and Authoritarian Regimes all non democratic other than that very different totalitarian sultanistic authoritarian Totalitarian Regimes power monopoly power concentrated in hands of individual or small group ruler s not accountable These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute ruler s cannot be dislodged from power by institutionalized peaceful means strong ideology basis of legitimacy provides meaning historical purpose interpretation of social reality goal remake society mankind mass mobilization active mobilization for citizen participation passive obedience and apathy undesirable vehicle of mobilization single mass party and closely affiliated organizations other characteristics political violence widespread and systematic ex USSR esp under Stalian ideology Marxism Leninism power monopoly power concentrated in hands of one or very few members of CP mobilization CP key to mass mobilization society supposed to actively participate in building communism Sultanistic Regimes tyrannical arbitrary rule by individual and close followers power monopoly see totalitarianism no ideology little effort of legitimation mobilization no organized participation other

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