PLSC 2013 Nondemocratic Regimes Lecture

Islam tight connection between religion and state

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Unformatted text preview: n all contribute to no democratic rule 2. Poorly drawn boarders 3. Uneven modernization 4. Weak autonomy and capacity 5. International support for no democratic regimes Culture and Nondemocratic Rule }Culture rather than ideology shapes authoritarianism Political culture: social roadmap for politics • Democracy as a Western product ◦Christianity ◦Secularism ◦Individualism ◦National identity and nation- state }Not universal? ! Nondemocratic Rule Beyond the West }Non- Western cultures less receptive to democracy? }Islam: tight connection between religion and state? }“Asian Values”: Confucian emphasis on...
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