Democratization and Competitive Authoritarianism in Africa by Matthijs Bogaards, Sebastian Elischer

By Matthijs Bogaards, Sebastian Elischer

The exact factor revisits Levitsky and Way’s seminal examine on aggressive Authoritarianism (2010). The contributions by means of North American, eu, and African students deepen our figuring out of the emergence, trajectories, and results of hybrid regimes around the African continent.

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