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Published: 15 January 2020

376 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198820819

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Democracies and Authoritarian Regimes

Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Natasha Lindstaedt, and Erica Frantz

  • Covers the full spectrum of political systems, facilitating critical reflection on current and future trends of the democratic landscape
  • Addresses the current challenges facing democracy today, including the rise of populism, the gradual erosion of democracy from within, and the evolution of contemporary authoritarian regimes.
  • Analyses an extensive body of relevant research in a way that is accessible to students and relevant to contemporary policy debates
  • A diverse range of case studies helps students to apply key concepts in the context of contemporary cases, including hybrid regimes such as Malaysia, the impact of corruption in Nigeria and the personalization of power in the Chinese Communist Party.
  • Regularly updated online resources highlight cutting-edge research and ensure students stay informed of key developments in the field