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What is authoritarianism? Chen Hecheng 04-25-2010 The authoritarianism is a kind of government that all the power is concentrated on one leader or a small group of people. Authoritarianism describes a form of government characterized by strict obedience to the authority of the state , which often maintains and enforces social control through the use of oppressive measures. The term may also be used to describe the personality or management style of an individual or organization which seeks to dominate those within its sphere of influence and has little regard for building consensus .(1) I think in an authoritarian state, people do not have the right to vote for their leader. The leader is unelected. The authoritarianism also described a country or a district which enforces strong and sometimes oppressive measures against the population. It is different from totalitarianism both by degree and scope, authoritarian administration or governance being less intrusive and in the case of organizations not necessarily backed by the use of
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