Political Science Homework Help

Political Science Homework Help

Question 1

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Which of the following statements about authoritarian regimes is true?

 

A. Authoritarianism is more nuanced than simply the absence of democracy;

B. Authoritarianism is characterized by an ideological or behavioral tendency to favor hierarchy and closed, concentrated decision making;

C. Democratic regimes can break down and transition to authoritarianism

D. Some regimes blur the distinction between democracy and authoritarianism;

E. All of the above.

 

Question 2

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Question 3

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Which type of authoritarianism is historically the most notorious in terms of its cost in human lives, its denial of civil rights, and its quest to remake society?

A. Totalitarianism.

B. Theocracies.

C. Personalistic Dictatorships.

D. Bureaucratic-Authoritarian Regimes.

E. Hybrid Regimes

Question 4

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Question 5

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Authoritarian regimes are able to persist through

A. providing economic benefits for its citizens;

B. promising democratic elections;

C. limiting access of political opponents to various information resources;

D. guaranteeing the protection of civil rights to anyone who doesn’t oppose the regime;

E. Responses 1 and 3 above.

Question 6

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Question 7

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In identifying the origins of authoritarian regimes Barrington Moore focuses on the central role of

A. ideology.

B. economic classes.

C. personalities.

D. Geography

E. modernization

 

Question 8

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Question 9

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Which of the following are argued by proponents of political cultural theories of authoritarian persistence?

A. Foundational beliefs and values – and the habits that derive from those beliefs and values – predispose some societies to authoritarianism;

B. Confucian cultural values lend themselves to authoritarianism;

C. Latin American “centralist” values predispose the nations of that region to authoritarianism;

D. Culturally authoritarian societies are more likely to keep their authoritarian regimes;

E. All of the above.

Question 10

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Please explain in detail your answer to the question above.

Question 1

5 / pts

Which of the following statements about authoritarian regimes is true?

 

A. Authoritarianism is more nuanced than simply the absence of democracy;

B. Authoritarianism is characterized by an ideological or behavioral tendency to favor hierarchy and closed, concentrated decision making;

C. Democratic regimes can break down and transition to authoritarianism

D. Some regimes blur the distinction between democracy and authoritarianism;

E. All of the above.

 

Question 2

Please explain in detail your answer to the question above 15 / pts

 

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Question 3

5 / pts

Which type of authoritarianism is historically the most notorious in terms of its cost in human lives, its denial of civil rights, and its quest to remake society?

A. Totalitarianism.

B. Theocracies.

C. Personalistic Dictatorships.

D. Bureaucratic-Authoritarian Regimes.

E. Hybrid Regimes

Question 4

/ 15pts

Please explain in detail your answer to the question above.

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Question 5

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Authoritarian regimes are able to persist through

A. providing economic benefits for its citizens;

B. promising democratic elections;

C. limiting access of political opponents to various information resources;

D. guaranteeing the protection of civil rights to anyone who doesn’t oppose the regime;

E. Responses 1 and 3 above.

Question 6

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Please explain in detail your answer to the question above.

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Question 7

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In identifying the origins of authoritarian regimes Barrington Moore focuses on the central role of

A. ideology.

B. economic classes.

C. personalities.

D. Geography

E. modernization

 

Question 8

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Please explain in detail your answer to the question above.

Your Answer:

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Question 9

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Which of the following are argued by proponents of political cultural theories of authoritarian persistence?

A. Foundational beliefs and values – and the habits that derive from those beliefs and values – predispose some societies to authoritarianism;

B. Confucian cultural values lend themselves to authoritarianism;

C. Latin American “centralist” values predispose the nations of that region to authoritarianism;

D. Culturally authoritarian societies are more likely to keep their authoritarian regimes;

E. All of the above.

Question 10

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Please explain in detail your answer to the question above.

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