Dictatorship of the majority

Other Names:
Dictatorship of the proletariat

Majority control in decision-making without taking account of minority interests or rights may lead to conformism and may involve social or political dictatorship, or take the form of forced assimilation of cultural and other groups. Dictatorship of the majority may be nominal, embodied in the policies of a dictator or ruling clique with indirect approval from the majority. It may take the form of totalitarianism.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
26.04.2022 – 05:42 CEST