Class Notes (1,100,000)
CA (620,000)
UTM (20,000)
POL114H5 (100)
Lecture 6

POL114H5 Lecture 6: Tutorial 6- Authoritarianism with- ‘Democratic’ Features


Department
Political Science
Course Code
POL114H5
Professor
Lee Ann Fujii
Lecture
6

This preview shows half of the first page. to view the full 2 pages of the document.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Politics Tutorial Notes 6
Authoritarianism with: ‘Democratic’ Features
-electoral authoritarian regimes
authoritarian governments that employ liberal democratic institutions
in many respects, it is difficult to distinguish such regimes from liberal democracies
such institutions
-liberal institutions in democratic societies
the legislature
the judiciary
elections
civil society
local government
-strategies for cooptation and institutional manipulation
disempowerment (dispensing rewards for change for their support, bribery, state
allows for the policies and then place restrictions on them)
agent control
fragmentations
insulation (incapacitating support networks and civil society)
-electoral manipulation
disempowerment (removing important issues)
market restrictions (limit the type of parities can run)
preference distortions (intimidation, violence)
1
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version