Totalitarianism in the Modern World: Essay Assignment

Totalitarianism in the Modern World: Essay Assignment

ALL about saudi arabia I wrote opening paragraphs about saudi arabia and i used 5 sources so I expecting you to find about THREE more sources on your own. The seizure of power: How did the current leader in your chosen state come to power? Was it a legitimate (democratic) accession, or did this leader force his/her way into power? Is this leader appointed for life, or subject to the electoral process? If there are elections in this country, are they generally free and fair? Propaganda, Culture and Education: Does this state (or regime) regulate or censor the production of culture? (Art, films, movies, books, etc)? How free is the press in this country? (Are journalists and bloggers jailed, or worse? Is open criticism of the regime in the media acceptable?) Does open access to the internet exist? Does the state strictly regulate school curriculum? Does official ideology appear in the curriculum? Are private schools allowed? expecting you to find about THREE more sources on your own. Structure of the Essay: Your paper, to review, will consist of FOUR sections: The opening paragraph (where you introduce your topic and state your thesis) (ONE PAGE) The coming to power (where you discuss how, in brief, this state or regime came to be ruled by a dictator or authoritarian ruler). (ONE PAGE) The sub-theme (where you explore ONE of the sub-themes from the list below in some depth. (SIX PAGES) The concluding paragraph (where you restate your central argument and pass a judgement on why, or why not, you consider this state to be truly dictatorial). (ONE PAGE)