Authoritarian Politics: Trends and Debates

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Authoritarian Politics: Trends and Debates

  • Erica Frantz Department of Political Science, Michigan State University, USA

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Abstract:  In the past two decades, the field of authoritarian politics has grown substantially. This commentary surveys the major findings in the field, how it is has evolved, and key debates that have emerged in response.

Keywords:  authoritarian politics; authoritarian regimes; autocracies; dictatorships



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