PLSC 2013 Nondemocratic Regimes Lecture

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Unformatted text preview: rule depends on both carrots and sticks • Can it then be legitimate? An accepted form of rule? ! ! ! ! ! ! Models of Nondemocratic Rule ! Personal and Monarchical Rule • Claim that one person alone is fit to rule the country • Ruler not subject of the state • Often justified through charismatic or traditional legitimacy • Patrimonialism: ruler depends on collection of supporters in the state who gain direct benefits from that rule (Democratic...
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