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Litovský autoritarizmus – vývoj, prejavy a formy
Lithuanian Authoritarianism – Development, Manifestations and Forms

Author(s): Juraj Hanuliak
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Univerzita sv. Cyrila a Metoda v Trnave, Katedra politológie
Keywords: Baltic region; Lithuania; authoritarian regime; interwar period; authoritarian mentality; smetonism

Summary/Abstract: Study is dealing by the Lithuanian authoritarianism during the interwar period. Text is devoted to the characterization and analysis of this phenomenon, its development, internal dynamics, and forms of expression. The aim of paper is to analyze Lithuanian interwar authoritarianism, through the application of theoretical concepts and models of non-democratic forms of government on empirical Lithuanian case. Through this methodological approach, study analyzed Lithuanian authoritarianism on the theoretical field. Study contains with an analysis of factors that created Lithuanian authoritarianism, as well as its sources. Second part of text is devoted to the internal dynamics and the evolution of Lithuanian authoritarianism. Through third part, theoretical concepts of the non-democratic forms of government are applied on the empirical Lithuanian case.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 116-139
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: English