REGIME TYPES

 

 

Authoritarian

Totalitarian

Democratic



Limitation on command structure
NONE NONE YES-MANY
Effective responsibility NONE SOME, party determined CONSIDERABLE
Organization of command

State

Bureaucracy/military

Individual leader

YES YES

PARTY CONTROLLED

YES

COLLECTIVE

STATE AND STATE

AGENCIES

SUBORDINATE

ELECTIVE

Penetration of society of political organs YES EXTENSIVE LIMITED
Mobilization for supports YES STRONG VARIABLE
Official Ideology WEAK STRONG WEAK
Parties WEAK SINGLE MANY
Police, force, intimidation YES YES VARIES
Individual rights (protection)

in form

in substance

MAYBE

QUESTIONABLE

YES

NONE

YES

YES, GENERALLY

       

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