Comparative Politics

Political Science

Quiz 8 :

Nondemocratic Regimes

Quiz 8 :

Nondemocratic Regimes

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Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between civil society and nondemocratic regimes?
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D

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A system whereby authoritarian regimes sanction a limited number of organizations to represent the public (and restrict unsanctioned ones) is known as
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B

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The nature of Stalin's rule in the Soviet Union is mostly associated with which of the following?
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C

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Which of the following statements about populism is accurate?
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As a political system, totalitarianism is
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Which of the following examples can be described as totalitarian?
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Which of the following statements best characterizes the "Asian values" argument?
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Bureaucratic authoritarianism typically relies on the close cooperation of which groups?
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The process by which individuals outside an organization are brought into a beneficial relationship with it, making them dependent on the regime for certain rewards, is known as
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Purges are an example of
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Which of the following represents a challenge to the behavioral revolution's assertion about the relationship between nondemocratic rule and modernization?
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Which of the following best describes the rule in Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) by the government of Mobutu Sese Seko from 1965 until 1997?
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Which of the following statements is consistent with the "resource trap" theory?
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Which of the following would be an example of rent seeking?
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A system in which states co-opt members of the public by providing specific benefits to a person in return for public support is
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In which of the following ways does clientelism differ from corporatism?
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Nondemocratic regimes are best defined as political systems in which
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Which of the following statements about one-party rule is accurate?
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Countries that appear to have many of the trappings of democracy but restrict the democratic process to a great degree are known as
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Country X holds regular elections for a legislature, though most of its citizens have little faith in the validity of the results.Its powerful military operates largely outside of the control of the government, but it does not control the actions of the government.The government executive wields enormous power, but there is also a judiciary that occasionally rules on constitutional matters.A number of political parties compete with each other, but the government regularly restricts their campaigning activities.Based on this description, in which category could Country X most reliably be placed?
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