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Authoritarian regimes rely on candidate selection to constrain legislatures

Morse, Yonatan (2022) Authoritarian regimes rely on candidate selection to constrain legislatures. Africa at LSE (05 Oct 2022). Blog Entry.

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A key feature of contemporary autocracy is the incorporation of seemingly democratic institutions. Nearly every autocracy now holds regular multiparty elections and allows legislative bodies to operate. Based on his research, Yonatan Morse highlights how autocrats hedge against the risk of power-sharing through candidate selection to consolidate their power.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2023 15:27
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:37

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