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English citations of democrator and democratorship

  • 1909–1999: AUTHOR UNKNOWN, New Catholic World, p194
    …that the disappearance of der … (“the Old One”) would adversely affect the next elections, because many vote the Christian Democratic ticket only because of their enthusiasm for the great “ democrator.”
  • 1979: University of Southern California School of Philosophy, The Personalist, p143
    …and the Christ-democrator of the Philistine, in having for his supreme mission the lifting of the burden of the oppressed.
  • 2001: Alexander Chubarov, Russia’s Bitter Path to Modernity: A History of the Soviet and Post-Soviet Eras, Chapter Nineteen: The Yeltsin Era — “Democrator, p219 (Continuum International Publishing Group; →ISBN (10), →ISBN (13))
    Like Gorbachev, there were two sides to Yeltsin: the radical reformer condemning the privileges and political corruption of the old nomenklatura and the apparatchik (i.e., a member of the Communist apparat) who was thoroughly imbued with the ethos of the old regime. These two sides were in constant tension. The tug-of-war between the democratic and the authoritarian aspects of his political personality has allowed Russian journalists to describe Yeltsin as a “ democrator,” a hybrid of democrat and dictator. This hybrid nature of his charisma and leadership in a distinctive way reflected the ambiguities of the country itself.
  • 2004: Yaacov Ro‛i, Democracy and Pluralism in Muslim Eurasia, §: “DEMOCRATURE / DEMOCRATORSHIP”, pp194–195 (Routledge; →ISBN (10), →ISBN (13))
    Western analysts have dubbed the post-Soviet regimes ‘democratorships’ or ‘élitist (nominal) democracies’ — systems where the possibilities for effective mass political participation are limited, but where competition is authorized at the élite level.20