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Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship books

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Myanmar's Enemy Within Buddhist Violence and the Making of a Muslim 'Other' by Francis Wade Myanmar's Enemy Within Buddhist Violence and the Making of a Muslim 'Other'

As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Myanmar's Enemy Within Buddhist Violence and the Making of a Muslim 'Other' by Francis Wade Myanmar's Enemy Within Buddhist Violence and the Making of a Muslim 'Other'

As the darkness of military rule recedes, deep and violent fissures have opened between Myanmar's religious communities.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Islamism A New Totalitarianism by Mehdi Mozaffari Islamism A New Totalitarianism

What exactly does Islamism mean? And what explains its violent expansion in recent decades? Are there similarities between Islamism and classical totalitarian regimes and ideologies? Will it fail, as those regimes did in Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union; or...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Islamism A New Totalitarianism by Mehdi Mozaffari Islamism A New Totalitarianism

What exactly does Islamism mean? And what explains its violent expansion in recent decades? Are there similarities between Islamism and classical totalitarian regimes and ideologies? Will it fail, as those regimes did in Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union; or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Totalitarian Societies and Democratic Transition Essays in Memory of Victor Zaslavsky by Vladislav Zubok Totalitarian Societies and Democratic Transition Essays in Memory of Victor Zaslavsky

This book is a tribute to the memory of Victor Zaslavsky (1937-2009), sociologist, emigre from the Soviet Union, Canadian citizen, public intellectual, and keen observer of Eastern Europe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt The Origins of Totalitarianism

'How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times' Washington PostHannah Arendt's chilling analysis of the conditions that led to the Nazi and Soviet totalitarian regimes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2017

The Authoritarian Public Sphere Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China by Alexander (University College Dublin, Ireland) Dukalskis The Authoritarian Public Sphere Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China
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Authoritarian regimes craft and disseminate reasons, stories, and explanations for why they are entitled to rule. To shield those legitimating messages from criticism, authoritarian regimes also censor information that they find threatening. While committed opponents of the regime may be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2017

A Question of Order India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen by Basharat Peer A Question of Order India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen

A knowledgeable journalist astutely delineates a troubling global move toward the right wing. --Kirkus Reviews What happens when a democratically elected leader evolves into an authoritarian ruler, limiting press freedom, civil liberties, and religious and ethnic tolerance? India and Turkey...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2017

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The Despot's Accomplice How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas The Despot's Accomplice How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy

Why the West is losing the global battle for democracy and how to start winning it again.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

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Children of Monsters An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators by Jay Nordlinger Children of Monsters An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators

What's it like to be the son or daughter of a dictator? A monster on the Stalin level? What's it like to bear a name synonymous with oppression, terror, and evil? Jay Nordlinger set out to answer that question, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2017

The Palgrave Handbook of Mass Dictatorship by Paul Corner The Palgrave Handbook of Mass Dictatorship

This book offers a fresh and original approach to the study of one of the dominant features of the twentieth century. Adopting a truly global approach to the realities of modern dictatorship, this handbook examines the multiple ways in which...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2016

The Ba'thification of Iraq Saddam Hussein's Totalitarianism by Aaron M. Faust The Ba'thification of Iraq Saddam Hussein's Totalitarianism

This fascinating analysis of a wealth of documents from the Hussein regime reveals the specific tactics used to inculcate loyalty in the Iraqi people during the nearly quarter century-long rule of Saddam Huessein and the Ba'th party.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2016

The Despot's Accomplice How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas The Despot's Accomplice How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy

Why the West is losing the global battle for democracy and how to start winning it again.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2016

The Palgrave Handbook of Mass Dictatorship by Paul Corner The Palgrave Handbook of Mass Dictatorship

Adopting a truly globalapproach to the realities of modern dictatorship, this handbook examines themultiple ways in which dictatorship functions - both for the rulers and for theruled - and draws on the expertise of more than twenty five distinguishedcontributors coming...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016

Responsive Authoritarianism in China Land, Protests, and Policy Making by Christopher (Bowdoin College, Maine) Heurlin Responsive Authoritarianism in China Land, Protests, and Policy Making
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Challenging the notion of China as merely a repressive dictatorship, Heurlin shows that policymaking has been surprisingly responsive to protests.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2016

Dictators and their Secret Police Coercive Institutions and State Violence by Sheena Chestnut (University of Missouri, Columbia) Greitens Dictators and their Secret Police Coercive Institutions and State Violence
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This book explores the secret police organizations of East Asian dictators: origins, operations, and effects on ordinary citizens' lives.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2016

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