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The fragile dictator : counterintelligence pathologies in authoritarian states

Title
The fragile dictator : counterintelligence pathologies in authoritarian states / Blake W. Mobley and Carl A. Wege.
ISBN
9781666938128
1666938122
9781666938135
Publication
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2023]
Copyright Notice Date
©2023
Physical Description
xii, 143 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Summary
"This book examines digital mass surveillance in authoritarian regimes, highlighting the role of security services. It argues that globalization hasn't diminished dictatorships, and urges Western countries to adopt new strategies to counter digitally-enhanced authoritarianism, which poses a growing challenge to liberal democracies"-- Provided by publisher.
Other formats
Online version: Wege, Carl. Fragile dictator Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2023]
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 25, 2024
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-138) and index.
Contents
Introduction
The authoritarian worldview
New wine in old bottles: Authoritarian norms and resistance under the secret police
Digital authoritarianism and its pathologies
The pathologies of authoritarian reach
The fragile dictator: Counterintelligence vulnerabilities of the authoritarian model.
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