What are totalitarian governments?
A totalitarian government is one with absolute power over the economy, government, and society. This means elections, market policy, and religious or social policy will be fused directly to the state's wishes, thus giving the people no freedom at all.
This differs from the authoritarian model, where the government controls elections but does not intervene in the markets or attempt to disrupt the country's culture.
Mussolini's Italy was totalitarian like Stalin's Soviet Union, but Pinochet and Franco were authoritarians.
This differs from the authoritarian model, where the government controls elections but does not intervene in the markets or attempt to disrupt the country's culture.
Mussolini's Italy was totalitarian like Stalin's Soviet Union, but Pinochet and Franco were authoritarians.
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Answer 1 Totalitarianism is a term employed by some political scientists,especially those in the field of comparative politics, to describemodern regimes in which the state regulates nearly every aspect ofpublic and private behavior. The most influential scholars of totalitarianism, such as KarlPo…pper, Hannah Arendt, Carl Friedrich, Zbigniew Brzezinski, andJuan Linz have each described totalitarianism in a slightlydifferent way. Common to all definitions is the attempt to mobilizeentire populations in support of the official state ideology, andthe intolerance of activities which are not directed towards thegoals of the state, entailing repression or state control ofbusiness, labor unions, churches or political parties. Totalitarianregimes or movements maintain themselves in political power bymeans of secret police, propaganda disseminated through thestate-controlled mass media, personality cult, regulation andrestriction of free discussion and criticism, single-party state,the use of mass surveillance, and widespread use of terror tactics. Critics of the concept say that the term lacks explanatory power.They argue that governments which may be classified as totalitarianoften lack characteristics said to be associated with the term.They may not be as monolithic as they appear from the outside, ifthey incorporate several groups, such as the army, politicalleaders, industrialists, which compete for power and influence. Inthis sense, these regimes may exhibit pluralism through theinvolvement of several groups in the political process. Answer 2 Generally speaking, a totalitarian government is one that has totalpower over its citizens. Such a regime can have several names,ranging from fascism, to an absolute monarchy, an oligarchy or acommunist dictatorship. These terms do not always fit each case, but are representative oftotalitarianism. Other characteristics of a totalitarian regime are one party rule,the denial of free speech, persecution of any groups attempting tobring about some freedoms, and general cruelty and disregard ofhuman rights. Answer 3 The state controls all aspects of society. (MORE)
It is a form of government in which the leaders use complete power over nearly every aspect of human affairs. Authoritarianism and totalitarianism are alike because both are dictatorships, but totalitarian government is more extreme.
Answer . PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA; BURMA; CUBA; VIETNAM; LIBYA; SAUDI ARABIA; KUWAIT; NORTH KOREA; UNITED ARAB EMIRITES; YEMEN; SYRIA; LAOS; SOMALIA; IRAN AND JORDAN. I MIGHT INCLUDE EGYPT AS WELL SINCE EVERY ELECTION SINCE MUBARAK TOOK OVER FROM SADAT IN 1981 HAS BEEN RIGGED.
Totalitarianism is a form of government that controls every aspect of life. There could be all three branches of government present (executive, legislative, and judicial), although a totalitarian government is usually headed by a dictator, in which case would control the government themselves.
There are presently a number of totalitarian states on Earth; the most extreme example is that of North Korea and Lithuania's "Seimas". Burma (also known as Myanmar) is also notable for its totalitarianism, as are several other nations including China, Libya, Syria, etc.
A Totalitarian government is not a single base form of government, it is an administrative type of government that requires a base form of government to exist. You can have a, Totalitarian: Dictatorship, Monarchy, Oligarchy, Democracy, etc. but you cannot have a 'free form totalitarian' government a…s it has no base existence. (MORE)
A government that has total power over its citizens. usually one ruler but can be an oligarchy or just a group on meanies. like in Russia's communist government. NOt a democracy.
A totalitarian government is a an absolute power; it is agovernment run in a centralized and dictatorial way. It alsorequires of its citizens complete subservience to the state.Alsosee dictatorship. It also has control of all aspects of life and always has amilitary presence. Usually goes full left… wing of right wing ineconomy (left-controlling it completely or right-laissez-faireleaving it alone) (MORE)
Some countries that have a totalitarian government are China, Cuba,Egypt, and Iran. North Korea and Saudi Arabia also havetotalitarian governments.
People often accept a totalitarian government for a number of reasons. Firstly, a nation can find itself under a totalitarian government incrementally. In these cases, a government slowly erodes the liberties of the society and moves towards totalitarianism. Germany in the 1930s is an example of …this. Another reason is that the people simply cannot do anything about a totalitarian government. One of the key properties of a totalitarian government is the repression of the population by the government, thus making it very hazardous to so much as speak out against the regime. (MORE)
Hitler did practice a totalitarian form of government. Atotalitarian state is when the state holds the power over thesociety.
Totalitarianism (or totalitarian rule) is a concept used to describe political systems where a state regulates nearly every aspect of public and private life..Democracy is a form of government in which power is held by people under a free electoral system.
Sudan has an authoritarian government in which all effective political power is in the hands of President Omar al-Bashir . Bashir and his party have controlled the government since he led the military coup on 30 June 1989 .. Sudan has recently emerged as the world's most unstable country accord…ing to the Failed States Index , mainly due to the Military Government and Darfur Conflict (MORE)
No rights. They can be told where to live, what jobs they can, where to go to school, and what they can or can not say.
countries under TOTALITARIANISM: ZIMBABWE; LIBERIA. WARNING: this infornmation is very true; thank u for choosing Answers.com ; have a nice day.
There are several countries that have a totalitarian government.One such country is China and others are Columbia and Korea.
fascism: a political philosopy, movement, or regime (as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of oppositio…n "I'd say that seems actually more like the Democrat Party. Republican fascism may potentially refer to Progressives disguised as Republicans (Teddy Roosevelt, John McCain, etc)." DESIST! Don't say THAT loopy crud! The Democrats and Republicans are owned, by WINDSOR, in illegal favor of Tzars, Vatican, David, Saud, against Spain, Asians, Africans, and Arab royalty, to violate our royal favors exclusion clause, but then commerce, et al, from nuisance by our taxpayers and corporations, in collusion to reach to incite, in all states. All riot, relative to law and uneven enforcement, by any fascists, connected since Constantine, 321 C.E., to CHRISTIANITY. The USA at nuisance asserts illegal continuances in courts and tainted persons, in depraved offices, all over the world! In order to continue, all Abrahamic religions accept incitement, by Christians, against Jews, claiming a resolved Messiah, in Y'shua, illegally touted as either 'Christ' or 'Jesus,' both false concepts, for profiteering per RICO violations, aggravated, and Art.I Sec.9 attainders, as ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTION. All RIOT. See Iman running for the shadows, when she tried to sell kaftans, on HSC? Her husband David Bowie overproduces Nixon's warrantless electronic surveillance, including as YOUNG AMERICANS, and so foreshadowed the Iranian revolution, with a song, ripped from young Americans, enrolled or recently graduated, from CAL, Berkeley. One looked Persian, but as daughter of a Chicago-area physicist and business family, she was too prominent, to ignore how Bowie and Nixon and WB were ripping me, her boyfriend for some five years! So without bringing my former GF to the Congress, IMAN CAME IN FROM THE COLD, to try to sell kaftans, on TV, even after her guilty husband and Mark May of QUEEN tore off a riff and kept it from Reagan-scion VANILLA ICE, when I played both tunes, right up, to find them duped and overproduced, by corporations, connected to Nixon and Reagan. Heard of INDIANA, a red state, home to Roth, Jackson, and other rippers? Haunted it is. We are always about to get sued out of our Wiki riot, by Chinese PRC attorneys, with Taiwan and other material witnesses, for White Fleet consideration, from invaders which call their natives 'Indian,' in deliberate error, to mask their conspiracy to invade and to injure or kill material witnesses, such as John Muhammed or K.Sheik Mohammed, AFTER inciting them to riotous acts of mayhem, as sympathy crime, to coerce chill. But the US chills, not, at any incitement or misconduct or malfeasance, while aggravated and causing deliberated hazard, to persons for discovery. Ignore these facrts, at your risk, of discovery by a court of issuance, against fraud. Jews are from Ethiopia, and so, our word SH*T comes when, full of BRIT, the Crusading BRATS admitted they needed to drop their loads beside the roads, away from Jerusalem, until they conquered, through the Shiites in Teheran, to the Chinese, in Beijing. Democratic Party dog Franklin took his cousin Teddy's social welfare and passed it, in part, keeping the drug war and jingoism, to try to start WWII. The US stayed out of the League, since a secret treaty with Victoria allowed the Brits to invade anybody, including Palestine in 1882, while the US invaded Hawaii, 1893, to incite the secret treaty orgy and WWI, and then after the Brits bombed the 1926 Intifada to start modern WWII, this was suppressed as the actual start, of the war. Riot derives, from the illegal secret treaty, to impose the riot of Abraham, since Lincoln. The British must fail, as conservators, but as FASCIST SPONSORS, they excel. The US uses front organizations, like the Democratic Party and Republican Party, to suppress discovery of THE ROYAL SCAM, sung, but suppressed in all courts, in error. Democracy is a poor term, for approval, abused to include pirate-crew type votes, imposed in error, by apartheid conquerors, such as English or Boer masters, in Africa or in the illegally chartered STATE OF ISRAEL, so you and I are not supposed to know, since Teddy Roosevelt was President, how Jews are from Ethiopia and the Chinese Ming Dynasty beat the US 1902 White Fleet by 480 years, at circumnavigation and discovery. So all kinds of Ming sailors were wrecked and left behind, in a hurricane. Columbus discovered THESE, on Hispaniola, 1492, then to suggest he had found Cathay, while the natives were called, 'INDIANS.' You get to eat deli, with strange, brown, cold-cuts, as soon as Beijing sues you up. Did you REALLY let the Bureau of Indian Affairs actually exist? Do you REALLY think 'Singh is King' is the ONLY song, in processional balls? Dance hard. The PRC will take a dim view of how the US tried to invade the last Emperor, and then sent B-24 Liberators over China, from Tibet and Taiwan, to precede taking of Tibet and the Korean War. The Inchon-Yalu perimeter by US Marines and UN Forces was blasted away, by Red Army, so the stalled talks represent cause of action, by China and North Korea, to take our processes away, LAWFULLY, if you all are too dim to notice we have 50 senates too many, and only Nebraska has done what is needed, with its state senate (not evident). You cost TOO MUCH, and you refuse to notice your own riot, across PRC boundaries, or your stalled talks, at Panmunjon, which legally bind you, to the illegal actions, of the CIA, which also installed the Shah, Saddam, GHW Bush, and Israel, in all our lives, as RICO violation and conspiracy, aggravated. Chill and desist, at riot. DISBAND, when I tell you to, or I go get some fruity-pie lawyer. (MORE)
A dictator. Russia is a fine example, lenin was a totalitariast it means he wants to control ever aspect of his peoples lives e.g. religion, hobbies, past-times and ever other aspect of their lives
Sure, people can vote any time there is an itty bitty box for black rocks an white rocks or an electronic Diebold machine that lets you punch a card or touch a screen.. Bit if those votes aren't counted in a fair and democratic manner, you have a TOTALITARIAN GOVERNMENT.. Boris Bazhanov's Memoir…s of Stalin's Former Secretary (published in 1992 and only available in Russian , contains the following quote:. "You know, comrades," says Stalin, "that I think in regard to this: I consider it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how; but what is extraordinarily important is this -- who will count the votes, and how." . (MORE)
A constitutional government is based on the idea of only governing the things that require government intervention A Totalitarian regime is based on one person having total power over anything in the country. Near total freedom vs. Near total lack of freedom.
Totalitarian states operate with a military-style top-down command structure, so the key virtue in the eyes of the government is obedience. You have to do as you are told and follow the leader all the way to ruin and disaster.
Oh yes, there are a number of totalitarian governments in existence today. The most totalitarian government is that of North Korea, but there are lots of others. China is another very significant example. Burma/Myanmar has a very unpleasant totalitarian government. Iran has a totalitarian theocr…acy. (MORE)
I think the answer to the question that why Chinese tolerate a totalitarian governemt is simple. Most of Chinese believe their interests are maintained under the current political circumstance, especially among the mature citizens. This is a comparatively optimal option. Chinese are different from… westerners. The current economy and the education level of the citizens vary greatly among the different regions. Once suddenly imposing the western political institution on China, the unrest in the poiltics is inevitable. Take Taiwan for example. Some westerm media applaud for clamorous Taiwanese democracy. But compared to the unison of political voice in China, it's more "unrest" than political activities. Taiwanese are typical Chinese. If you magnify Taiwan to the size of China in socioeconomic terms, then you can figure out the size of the "unrest" you will get. In fact, most of Chinese people, especially those ellites are not fools and they understand what western politicians promote thoroughly. They understand what is going in there. Currently, Chinese economy is still weak if you check the GDP per capita. A large number of people, not those westerners see in the rich coastal cities, are still very poor. Nowadays the world is relatively peace and less hostile for China's economic development. If China can't seize this precious opportunity to develop its economy wholeheartedly, that would be the greatest tragedy for this nation. Without a powerful economy, many harsh social problems seems unsolvable. So, to maintain an even political circumstance for economic development, most people especially among the mature citizens don't want to overthrow the government or sth. They do critize the government and complain about the corruption or sth, especially in the Internet but that doesn't mean that Chinese people believe they need a new government. I believe that China will become democratic some day in future. It's the inexorable trend and just a matter of time. But China do need to develop its economy currently. .Taiwan and s Korea, these two Confucian regions are best examples for this trend. Hope to help you understand China (MORE)
North Korea,Burma,Cuba,China, Zimbabwe Current or Past??? Well the number is more than just 5 . to the list you must include Iran, Iraq , Afghanistan, Venezuela , Bolivia and so on
Yes. Robert Mugabe has been the de facto dictator for a number of years now.
There are multiple countries that are governed by totalitarianism.One such country is North Korea. Iraq was also a totalitariangovernment when Saddam Hussein ruled.
In a totalitarian government it is a group of people or a singlepolitical party that take control of every aspect of the lives ofthe people they govern. This type of government no longerrecognizes the views or beliefs of any other group or politicalparty.
Zimbabwe, under Robert Mugabe . Congo Brazzavile, under Denis Sassou Nguesso . Uganda, under Yoweri Musseveni . Gambia, under Yahya Jammeh . Rwanda, under Kagame Paul
Merit: If the totalitarian government is benevolent and the people's need are being met the society can achieve spectacular and sublime results, i.e., the Pyramids of Egypt. Imagine, if you would, an ant colony; a total lack of diversity, everyone knows their place and duty, everyone works to the sa…me strictly defined end results and no one person is the wiser. Demerit: Witness North Korea, Hitler's Germany, etc. The desire for ethnic purity, genetic engineering, thought police, state defined art, bureaucratic corruption, extreme paranoia and ultimately collapse and chaos. Witness the French revolution. (MORE)
It will likely be the groups that already rely heavily upon their government. People who are on welfare or other government assistance. While they may not support the potential control of their everyday lives, it may be easier for them to accept total government control of the economy. There are …some groups who already wish for a totalitarian form of government, so they will be happy with it. Those who are disheartened and see no hope without government intervention will also likely by supportive of total government control. (MORE)
After the World Trade Centers fell and images of it were seen by everyone, the government got the necessary amount of patriotism/nationalism from the people to lead them into a war with no just cause. They labeled the Taliban as an oppressive government and demonized them and Al Qaeda as "freedom ha…ters" (how can anyone hate freedom?). This gave the Americans the will to lead an all out offensive on the third world country Afghanistan. As Americans irrationally feared Islamic Arabs and "terrorists," due to the media constantly informing Americans of supposed terror threats (with little to no sources) and keeping them worryied, the government was able to take away large amounts of rights from the American public with the Patriot Act. Some of the major points of this Act are the government's ability to spy , keep files, tap the phone lines, search the property without a warrant , and indefinately arrest without a trial ALL suspected terrorists. So, any person person that posed a threat to the government could lead to them being called a "terrorist" and consequently being sent to jail/tortured. (MORE)
Nobody can actually control what a person thinks other than thatparticular person, but the governments and secret police intotalitarian states do as much as they can to influence people'sthought patterns and control their access to information.
Joseph (Uncle Joe) Stalin did not start totalitarian government. He developed the Communist system of government. These are slightly different.
A "benign dictatorship" is one that allows for actions not hampered by representative government by one who supposedly acts in the best interests of the nation and its people. Though there are most likely instances of this happening, it has built in shortcomings. Will the rule always be benign? How …would the ruled counter decisions not in their interests? What about succession to power? (MORE)
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A Totalitarian government is an administrative form of government and it has no base form. Since it has no base form the ability to state how it works is almost impossible, other than the basic theory behind it. Totalitarian systems are based on force, the use of force, that is absolute and unque…stionable. The United States fits the terms of a totalitarian police state as the actions taken by police are unquestionable; meaning your arrest may have civil consequences, but the police cannot be tried for any crime involved with the arrest. Under this immunity provision, even if limited, the theory of totalitarian is reached. (MORE)
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea) is officially a single-party military dictating Juche republic, which is incorrectly colloquiallized with totalitarianism and communism, even though most Western and European media recognize the nation as a totalitarian state.… North Korean dictatorship began in its early stages after the defeat of Japan in World War II, which ended its 35-year hold on Korea as a colony. The removal of Japanese presence allowed the United States and the Soviet Union to temporarily hold control of parts of Korea. The United States occupied the south and the Soviet Union occupied the north. An agreement was made to make the 38th parallel the dividing point. With mistrust growing rapidly between the United States and the Soviet Union, tensions also appeared between the Koreans. In 1947, the United States presented the problem to the United Nations, who decided to split Korea into North Korea and South Korea at the 38th parallel. At this point, the Soviet Union still held parental control over North Korea. The North Korean political system was heavily influenced by the Soviet presence and its communist government. In 1948, the Soviet Union officially withdrew from North Korea. Kim Il-sung, a Korean communist supporter, officially founded North Korea the same year the Soviet Union withdrew and led the nation as the Prime Minister from 1948 until 1972, when the Socialist Constitution of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea was written. During the 1950s, Kim Il-sung was seen as an orthodox communist leader and openly praised Stalin and Soviet Communism. However, he sided with the People's Republic of China during the Sino-Soviet split, opposing the reforms brought by Nikita Khrushchev, whom he believed was acting in opposition to communism. Kim Il-sung soon distanced himself from Stalin and the Soviet Union and began reforming North Korea to his own tastes. This began the North Korean totalitarian government that is recognized today. After Kim Il-sung died on July 8, 1994 he was given the title of "Eternal President of the Republic". The position of President remains exclusively to Kim Il-sung incumbent. His son, Kim Jong-il, is the de facto head of North Korea and rules with a miltary dictatorship. (MORE)
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I will use Hitler as an example. Germany was in an economic downturn. Hitler was a magnificent speaker who offered a reason for this occurring; he blamed the Jews. No one wants to hear that the problem with their country are their own so the German accepted this as an answer. Totalitarian leaders ta…ke over a little at a time, so they can earn the trust of the people and before you know it, you are believing that genocide is the only answer to heal your country's problems. (MORE)
No. Totalitarianism means the intend or attempt to fully control the lives of citizens. Unless Italians received orders from the government on what church to attend (or to attend church at all), what to like and what to dislike, where to work and where to live, the answer is no.
A totalitarian regime attempts to control its people by determining how they may and may not act very strictly and usually in adherence to some ideology.
Communist and fascist governments are considered to be totalitarian ( exhibiting Supreme control over one's populace) under the standard definition dictatorships can also be included. Also any government not by nature totalitarian can still be said to be totalitarian due to oppression and bending th…e governmental laws to a totalitarian like system. (MORE)
yes totalitarianism is a form of authoritarian government,because it involve absolute power and authority without caring the which of people.
Canada doesn't have a totalitarian government and we are on the wayto being a democracy government
A Republic is a form of government wherein the citizens elect Representatives to pass the laws by which they live. In Totalitarianism, a group or individual rules without the consent of the governed.
No. The term "totalitarian" describes a style of governance, not amethod of governance, which is what Communism describes. Totalitarian describes any method of governance where thegovernment severely restricts civil liberties by creating anexpansive and repressive system that continually spies on t…heactivities of its citizens. However, there are many ways to dothis. Nazi Fascism requires a weak judiciary and legislature, but astrong executive vested with complete military powers. IranianShiite Islamism requires a strong judiciary that can overrule andguide a weak legislature and a weak executive. Communism has noindependent executive since the executive folds into the Politburoor Party Leadership Committee, which often serves as a de factolegislature. Therefore, while Communist Governments are a method of totalitariangovernance, totalitarianism is defined extrinsic to communism. If you mean to ask the reverse question, i.e. Is Communism atotalitarian ideology? then please see the Related Question below. (MORE)
In 1930 there were a number of totalitarian nations in the world. The most prominent were : A. The Soviet Union. In 1930, the Soviet dictator, Stalin was conducting purges of other communists that he believed were a danger to his regime; B. Imperial Japan was planning the invasion of China. This wa…r against China would begin in 1931; and C. The fascist government of Mussolini in Italy, was planning its expansion in the Mediterranean Sea. The goal was to reestablish what was once part of the ancient Roman empire. (MORE)
A Totalitarian government is one in which the states controlseverything in society. This includes public and private life of itscitizens.
Total control of the military. Total control over means ofcommunication (newspapers, propaganda, etc.). Control over theeconomy. Police control with the use of terror as a control tactic.
A dictatorship is a form of government- it's the form ofgovernment when one person, or less frequently a small group ofpeople, have full control of the country, and use various means(usually involving the military, law enforcement, and/orpropaganda) to keep themselves in control. Totalitarianism i…s a political system - in other words, it'sthe way politics functions in a government, and how a countryallows its government to function. Totalitarian governments havetotal (hence the name) control of their people, and recognize few,if any, restraints on their power. The terms are often seen as interchangeable, because dictatorshipssince the early 20th century have often been totalitarian. However,this is incorrect as they are two separate concepts. (MORE)