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Authoritarian States

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Defining a state as “authoritarian” is problematized by a number of competing definitions and typologies. However, at the core, classifying a state as such denotes that power and control within the state are unfairly concentrated, exercised, and maintained. Repression, whether ...

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