What are totalitarian countries?
A totalitarian state is one in which the government exercises complete control over everyday life of its people.
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Answer . A state in which the government controls every aspect of public and private life.; Existed in Germany, Italy, and the Soviet Union. A totalitarian state is one in which all systems of government are controlled by a central power. A dictorship and a party will control the law cou…rts, the police, the media and the government. All freedoms wil be denied. In essence, totalitarianism means total control of a people by one individual and the government it has created. ( Full Answer )
1 of the defitions of totalitarian is: of or pertaining to a centralized government that does not tolerate parties of differing opinion and that exercises dictatorial control over many aspects of life. Another defition is relating to a system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and …requires complete subservience to the state. This mean that the government is in complete control of the country. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
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.
There is no meaningful code of ethics when doing business with a totalitarian government, because it is in itself unethical to do so. When google and yahoo assisted the Chinese government in censoring the internet and identifying(and imprisoning) political dissidents, they were publicly condemned fo…r a while,and accused of being unamerican, and then it was business as usual.It was a bit like a showtrial. Everybody knew that the Chinese IT market was far too lucrative to let ethics get in the way. The executives at google and yahoo are not necessarily immoral people, but are obligated to look after shareholders and had little choice but to do as the Chinese said.It may be unethical to do business with dictators, but it's also profitable. Citizens in a democracy don't tolerate their recources being pillaged and their environment polluted by foreign corporations, and that's why dictators are helped into power by western governments, and kept there with a steady supply of arms. Most people are against human rights abuses, but many of the same people have money invested in companies dealing with repressive governments, either as direct shares or indirectly as pension funds. ( Full Answer )
A totalitarian government is a country run with only one political party, like China, or North Korea. The government can prevent people from doing anything including leaving the country. Stalin lead a totalitarian government in Russia during the Cold War. Totalitarianisn can also mean that this coun…try might be ruled by one person. In general, it means that one person or party holds absolute control. It generally means that the population is excluded from the political process, and any form of dissent is met with force. Answer Examples often cited include: . Italy (1922-43/45) . Soviet Union . Nazi Germany One of the most important features of a totalitarianism is the overt politicization all a wide range of activities generally considered non-political, such as leisure. Another is intolerance and repression. ( Full Answer )
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.
In the modern day, there are very few countries that are undertotalitarian rule. Some countries, however, are democracies onpaper but are dictatorships in reality. An example is the countryof Zimbabwe in Southern Africa.
European totalitarianism (such as Nazism, Communism, and Fascism) began as a result of the Great Depression. The Depression had many country's citizens desperate for a solution to their economic problems, and followed the extreme socialist leaders who promised restoration. These leaders became dic…tators who took advantage of their power and their people's support to create totalitarian governments. ( Full Answer )
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.
Totalitarianism is still rehearsed in the following listed below- -Laos -Vietnam -North Korea -Cuba -Afghanistan -Burma (Myanmar) - Libya -Mauritania -Qatar
Any who are not ruled by a democratic form of government. This would include any nations under a Communist regime (e.g.: People's Republic of China, North Korea, etc), as well as certain so-called monarchies (e.g.: Saudi Arabia, etc.) If you wish a complete list of all non-totalitarian nations in t…he world you will have to do your own research. ( Full Answer )
Some countries that have a totalitarian government are China, Cuba,Egypt, and Iran. North Korea and Saudi Arabia also havetotalitarian governments.
no, it basically means that the government would control both your public and personal life
A communist government is a social systemcharacterized by the absence of social classes, and is completely Socialist, thus having poor quality health care for it's citizens. Socialism is basically when the Government starts to take over and control big businesses and the health care industry. Social…ism is the material base for communism. The communist government has failed every where it was tried but is still used in some countries, China for example. Totalitarianism is when there is one person in charge of a country (dictator) and they rule with complete power over the country. so basically totalitarian communism is a badly run government system that can't provide for it's citizens and has one person in charge of the entire countries operations whether the citizens like it or not. and is completely irreversible unless the person in charge wants to go through the hassle of reversing it, which has never and will never happen. The totalitarian leader serves a term of however long he or she wants and can appoint the next person in charge without any election. ( Full Answer )
Stalin was head of the both the Communist Party and the Government in the Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics from the 1920s until he died in the early 1950s. The "USSR", also referred to as the "Soviet Union" consisted of 15 Soviet Socialist Republic, the largest of which was Russia. When the So…viet Union fell apart in the 1990s, new nations were formed from the former republics: Russia Moldova Belorussia Ukraine Latvia Lithuania Estonia Uzbekistan Kirghistan Kazakhstan Georgia Turkmenistan Armenia Azerbaijan Tajikistan Stalin was a vicious and brutal dictator under whom an estimated 60 million Soviet citizens died due to his mistakes and meanness. His economic policies were disastrous, leading to mass starvation. His foreign policy decisions, including his alliance with Adolph Hitler's Third Reich was instrumental in starting World War II and his military prowess was unmatched in its stupidity. During a mass murder of potential opposition in the 1930s Stalin killed or imprisoned most of the Red Army's officer corp. He then ordered the invasion of Finland, a former part of the Russian Empire. The Red Army was defeated, encouraging Hitler to break his pact with Stalin and invade the Soviet Union. Fortunately for free persons everywhere, Stalin had not killed General Zhukov, who came out of the prison camps and led the Red Army to completely destroy the German 6th Army (under Von Paulus) at the famous battle of Stalingrad. Zhukov was then able to push the Germans back to Berlin for a final defeat of Germany 3 years later. The city of Stalingrad is now called Volgograd. Stalingrad was the most important battle in human history and you can get a quick and fun synopsis of the battle by watching the movie "Enemy At the Gates" or by reading "Stalingrad" by Theodor Pliever. ( Full Answer )
Fascist Italy is generally regarded as the first totalitarian state (1922 onwards) with the Soviet Union not far behind. It took a little longer for the Soviet Union to become totalitarian (and it's not in Western Europe).. By totalitarian one normally understands a one-party state that is intern…ally monolithic and claims the right to control all aspects of its citizens' lives. It has no regard for human rights and tries to organize and politicize all leisure time activities from amateur singing to sport. Benito Mussolini, the first totalitarian leader first took controlof Italy in 1922. ( Full Answer )
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.
Totalitarianism is a political system where the state recognizes no limits to its authority, and works to regulate every aspect of public and private life. Totalitarianism emerged in the twentieth century because the means for total social control did not exist before that time. These systems move…d beyond authoritarian control. They attempted to mould citizens into a certain desirable type, whether they be proletarian labourer or pure Aryan (as in the case of Stalin's Russia, and Hitlers Germany). The use of State ideology, secret police, state controlled media, freedom of movement and a single party state are tools of a Totalitarian state. ( Full Answer )
Many countries today still have totalitarian governments. People's republic of China, Burma, Cuba, Vietnam, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, North Korea, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Syria, Laos, Somalia, Iran, & Jordan. And probably Egypt? o_o
Two nations in the world who have totalitarian regimes are NorthKorea and Myanmar (Burma). Both nations have repressive governmentsthat allow citizen few if any rights.
Just naming some: Germany, Italy, Japan, Brazil, Argentina, Romania, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Chile, China, Russia... and lot's of others
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, wher…e 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. ( Full Answer )
Most Communist countries are a totalitarian government. This includes North Korea, Vietnam, and China. Also, I think the country of Libya follows a dictatorship, but is not communist.
to gain total control of the desired contry. This is usually done through propaganda and violence
Totalitarianism refering to a totalitarian state is a one party state in which each person is supposed to work towards the good of state, much like the aim of Stalin's USSR, or the Nazi's Germany.
Yes. Sparta was a totalitarian state. Every Spartan had no choice, from cradle to grave, on what they were allowed to do. The government controlled every aspect of their life and fed them their ideals on bravery and strength.
Totalitarianism has alot to do with the Holocaust. Hitler used the power of controlling all the media to blame all misfortune that came onto Germany, on the Jewish. If something went wrong, blame it on the Jews. This provided a scapegoat for Hitler, so he could come into power and 'cleanse' Germany… of the Jews. Even Books were published on how Jewish people were the "poison mushroom tainting Germany." He used the fact that he controlled everything to his advantage. ( Full Answer )
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
The rise of totalitarianism happens during the Great Depression and before WWII. The governments associated are fascism, communism, the Nazi Party, and socialism. It is the rise of governments with dictators.
China, Saudi Arabia , Iran, North Korea, Dubai, Sudan, Venezuela are just some of the ones I can think of 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.
Russia has never really been anything other than a totalitarian country until the fall of communism in 1990, and even now, Vladimir Putin is somewhat dictatorial for an elected President. If we go back in history we would find that the first unified government of Russia was that of Gengis Khan's Mon…golian empire (specifically, it fell under the branch known as the Golden Horde); subsequently Russia was conquered by the Norse who founded the Russian monarchy which lasted until the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917; all three of these forms of government were totalitarian. Any ruler powerful enough to establish a totalitarian state is likely to do so; people do not make concessions and weaken their own power unless forced to do so. Egocentric rulers always prefer absolute control, rather than having to make compromises and having to persuade people of the wisdom of their decisions (which often are not very wise anyway).. However, there was a specific cause relating to the most extreme totalitarianism which Russia adopted in 1917, and that was WW I. The population of Russia was quite unhappy about the high cost to Russia of its alliance to France and England, which hardly seemed to justify the many deaths of Russian soldiers, and the Bolshevik Revolution was therefore primarily a pacifistic revolution, promising to take Russia out of the war as well as to remedy various other injustices resulting from the class sytem and the disparities of wealth and power which existed at that time. The Russian public did not know that the new injustices which would be inflicted by the communist party would be tremendously worse than the old ones which communism remedied. So, idealism fueled the adoption of a totalitarian system which promised everything and delivered very little. ( Full Answer )
There are presently a number of totalitarian states on Earth; the most extreme example is that of North Korea. Burma (also known as Myanmar) is also notable for its totalitarianism, as are several other nations including China, Libya, Syria, etc.
Spain's dictator Francisco Franco kept his country out of World War 2 by declaring neutrality.
Zimbabwe, under Robert Mugabe . Congo Brazzavile, under Denis Sassou Nguesso . Uganda, under Yoweri Musseveni . Gambia, under Yahya Jammeh . Rwanda, under Kagame Paul
In totalitarianism, one faction/group/party/class etc claims complete control over all parts of people's public and private lives. Traits of this environment include: 1) all-embracing ideology 2) propaganda 3) single group that controls all of state 4) restriction of free speech or criticism… 5) mass surveillance 5) state terrorism Hope this helps! ( Full Answer )
Countries with totalitarian governments have very little--if any--unemployment because the governments have excellent job-training programs true or false?
Not necessarily true. It depends on how the particular government in power administers job training, as well as the economy in general.
No. Australia is completely democratic. Citizens are free to express their opinions and follow whomever they wish politically, socially and religiously.
They did not tell the people anything because they had to keep them from knowing what is going on.
Germany (Adolf Hitler) and Russia (Josef Stalin). Many people believe Italy was a totalitarian government, but historians aren't sure whether Mussolini intended to have complete control over the people. Another possibly totalitarian government was Japan under Hirohito's rule. However, most people …don't believe it was a totalitarian government. ( Full Answer )
Robert Mugabe, Zimbabhwe. GnassingbÃ© ÃyadÃ©ma, Togo. Joseph Kony, Uganda North. Obiang Nguema, Guinea Ecuatorial. Omar Bongo, Gabon. Mswati, KaNgwane. Joseph Kabila, Congo-Kinshasa. Deby, T Chad. Yahya Jammeh, the Gambia. Lansana ContÃ©, GuinÃ©e-Conakry. Blaise CompaorÃ©, Burkina Faso.… Meles Zenawi. Adan Cabdulaahi Nuur (Gabyow), Somalia South. Denis Sassou Nguesso, Congo Brazzaville ( Full Answer )
Their economies were in shambles and their legislatures were fragmented, and hopelessly gridlocked over matters of policy, unable to meet the needs of the people because of internal squabbling. The Fascist Party in Italy, and the Nazis in Germany, offered quick, uncomplicated, law and order, and eff…iciency. In Russia, Stalin used the existing "dictatorship of the masses" to convert it into a cult of personality for himself. ( Full Answer )
a totalitarian holds absolute power over the people. it is verysimilar to a dictatorshipin that it governs every aspect ofpeople's lives
Totalitarianism is a concept used by some political scientists.These scientists tells about the political system.
A Totalitarian government is one in which the states controlseverything in society. This includes public and private life of itscitizens.
Most totalitarian countries have a dictatorship by a despot whoholds onto power. Most, but not all totalitarian countries adoptthis economic system.
Which of the weapons of totalitarian governments do you think is most effective in maintaining control of a country?
The Russian revolution was like a firecracker with a very longfuse. In 1881 Alexander 3 succeeded his father alexander 2, and haltedall reforms in Russia. To wipe out revolutionaries, Alexander 3 used harsh measures. To establish a uniform russian culture, Alexander 3 oppressed othernational groups …within Russia. Rapid industrialization changed the face of the Russian economy.With the help of British and French investors work began on theworlds longest continuous rail line the trams Siberian railway. In1903 Russian Marxists split into two groups over revolutionarytactics. The revolutionaries would not have to wait long to realizetheir visions. On January 22, 1905 about 200,000 workers and theirfamilies approached th czars winter palace in st. In 1914 Nicholas2 made the fateful decision to drag Russia into works war 1. ( Full Answer )
Answer this questionâ¦ A leader sends secret police to spy oncitizens suspected of not supporting him.