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A theory of military dictatorship

by Daron Acemoglu

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Economics in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Daron Acemoglu, Davide Ticchi [and] Andreas Vingidni
SeriesWorking paper series / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Economics -- working paper 08-10, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 08-10.
ContributionsTicchi, Davide, Vindigni, Andrea, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. ;
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24643758M
OCLC/WorldCa253655342

Socialism and the Democratic Dictatorship - by Matthew Bowman So there I was, minding my own business, and a Munchkin who refused to go to sleep at the usual bedtime. Really, I’m not sure what he was expecting to accomplish by staying up late. But it meant I came across this particular gem of . Based on extensive documentation of military decision-making, much of it long classified and unavailable, this book reconstructs the politics of institutions within the recent Chilean dictatorship (–).Cited by:

This book focuses on Andrew Arato’s democratic theory and its relevance to contemporary issues such as processes of democratization, civil society, constitution-making, and the modern Executive. Andrew Arato is -both globally and disciplinarily- a prominent thinker in the fields of democratic theory, constitutional law, and comparative.   The US lurches toward military dictatorship 23 October The militarist diatribe by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, a retired Marine general, at a .

Serendipitously, I read Gene Sharp's book From Dictatorship to Democracy just before joining an election monitoring mission in Ukraine this October I was in Ukraine two years ago on a similar monitoring mission observing the final round of a Presidential run-off between Yulia Tymoschenko and and Viktor Yanukovych/5. in this text, the reader will find some departures from my book Fascism and Dictatorship, published originally in To some extent these ifferences bear on the different nature of the object under consideration, in the present case regimes of military dictatorship which are not in the strict sense fascist,File Size: 4MB.


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A theory of military dictatorship by Daron Acemoglu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Theories of Dictatorships: Sub-Types and Explanation 51 what is already known. In this article, I review a broad set of the literature and, instead of having a general focus, delimit the article to two core issues in relation to which scholars in the field are unable to find common ground (cf.

Art, ; Köllner & Kailitz, ; Pepinsky, ).File Size: KB. examples of military dictatorships that have emerged either as a result of a coup against a nondemocratic regime or against the subsequent democratic government. In this paper, we take a –rst step in the analysis of the role of the military in nondemocratic regimes and develop a theory of military dictatorships.

At the center of our approach. The foco theory of revolution by way of guerrilla warfare, also known as (foquismo), was formulated by French intellectual and government official Régis Debray, whose main source of inspiration was Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara's experiences surrounding his rebel army's victory in the Cuban Revolution.

Its central principle is that vanguardism by cadres of small, fast-moving. Military dictatorships are regimes in which a group of officers holds power, determines who will lead the country, and exercises influence over policy.

High-level elites and a leader are the members of the military dictatorship. Military dictatorships are characterized by rule by.

In Constitutionalism and Dictatorship: Pinochet, the Junta, and the Constitution (Cambridge Studies in the Theory of Democracy), Barros provides some fascinating alternative perspectives on courts in authoritarian proposes that the Chilean Junta drafted the constitution i large part to institutionalize the junta and allocate power among all four branches of the defense /5(2).

Olessia Kirtchik, Mariana Heredia, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Abstract. Various forms of dictatorship have been a context in which social and behavioral sciences (SBS) have been developing through most of the twentieth century.

Nazi and fascist regimes in Europe, Communist single-party states, military juntas in Latin America and. Political Institutions under Dictatorship is a must-read for scholars interested in authoritarian politics." -Ellen Lust-Okar, Associate Professor of Political Science, Yale University "Gandhi breaks new ground in this theoretically and empirically rich book on authoritarian regimes that /5(3).

This book focuses on Andrew Arato’s democratic theory and its relevance to contemporary issues such as processes of democratization, civil society, constitution-making, and the modern Arato is -both globally and disciplinarily- a prominent thinker in the fields of democratic theory, constitutional law, and comparative politics, influencing several generations of scholars.

Downloadable. We investigate how nondemocratic regimes use the military and how this can lead to the emergence of military dictatorships.

Nondemocratic regimes need the use of force in order to remain in power, but this creates a political moral hazard problem; a strong military may not simply work as an agent of the elite but may turn against them in order to create a regime more in line with.

Get this from a library. A theory of military dictatorships. [Daron Acemoglu; Davide Ticchi; Andrea Vindigni; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- We investigate how nondemocratic regimes use the military and how this can lead to the emergence of military dictatorships.

Nondemocratic regimes need the use of force in order to remain in power. Dictatorship, Schmitt argues, is a necessary legal institution in constitutional law and has been wrongly portrayed as just the arbitrary rule of a so-called dictator. Dictatorship is an essential book for understanding the work of Carl Schmitt and a major contribution to the modern theory of a democratic, constitutional state.

The Brazilian military government, also known in Brazil as the Fifth Brazilian Republic, was the authoritarian military dictatorship that ruled Brazil from 1 April to 15 March It began with the coup d'état led by the Armed Forces against the administration of President João Goulart—who, having been vice-president, had assumed the office of president upon the resignation of Common languages: Portuguese.

During the time of the Burma military dictatorship, the progress of the country was shown in various ways though its history, economy, society and politics. Very little detail was given during those times because Burma military dictatorship kept it a secret.

This paper presents an argument of how the Burmese society has progressed very. military dictatorship to a liberal democratic regime: the military, the political and the bureaucratic. We seek to establish causal inferences linking content, methods and the reasons for and meaning of political change beginning in with the quality of the democratic regime as it emerged during the s.

Our explanation is premised on the. A Theory of Military Dictatorships democratic or non-democratic) and military dictatorship, be unable to secure sufficient resources for the military, the theory cannot explain why coups.

1 The ‘Dictatorship of the Proletariat’ in Marx and Engels. The phrase ‘dictatorship of the proletariat’ first appeared in a series of articles by Marx, later titled The Class Struggles in Francepublished in what was then Marx’s own London first article, written in Januarycame off the press in early March.

Dictatorship, form of government in which one person or a small group possesses absolute power without effective constitutional limitations. Dictators usually resort to force or fraud to gain despotic political power, which they maintain through the use of intimidation, terror, and the suppression of civil liberties.

The book's extracts show how dictators see themselves and how others perceive them (commentators on and theorists of dictatorship). The book also describes what it is like to live under a Author: Peter Baehr.

Political Origins of Dictatorship and The aim of this book is to develop a framework for analyzing these questions, and in the process of developing this framework, provide some tentative answers, and outline future Our theory of which societies, and when, will transit from dictatorship to democracy, File Size: KB.

While her book covers various aspects of Foucault in Brazil up to his effects and resonances in our present, she compellingly illuminates how the military dictatorship cast a long and ominous shadow over each of his visits to the country.

Keywords: Foucault, Brazil, dictatorship, oral history, militancy, power, resistance. The book tells the history of modern Argentina as seen from the perspective of political violence and ideology. It focuses on the theory and practice of the fascist idea in Argentine political culture throughout the twentieth century.

It analyzes the connections between fascist theory and the Holocaust, anti-Semitism and the military junta’s practices of torture and state violence (Surviving Between Dictatorship and Democracy. Author: Mariam Mufti,Sahar Shafqat,Niloufer Siddiqui; Publisher: South Asia in World Affairs ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» "Pakistan's Political Parties provides a comprehensive overview of the country's major party politics and updates our understanding of Pakistan's evolving political system.

2 Simultaneously, the intimate relationship between dictatorship and constitutionalism, particularly of dictatorship in defense of constitutionalism, is a recurring theme clearly worth examining in greater depth.

Although more about political theory than political science, this book is relevant for students of comparative democratization as well.