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Published: 01 August 2013

508 Pages | 31 Figures, 43 Tables


ISBN: 9780199680320

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The Politics of Uncertainty

Sustaining and Subverting Electoral Authoritarianism

Andreas Schedler

Oxford Studies in Democratization

  • Offers a new theory of authoritarian politics
  • Includes original cross-national data. Its empirical findings allow fresh insights into patterns of electoral competitiveness, electoral manipulation, electoral protest, and regime trajectories
  • The author is a leading scholar and has contributed to shaping and advancing the new field of comparative research on authoritarian politics