Is Authoritarianism Staging a Comeback? by Mathew Burrows,Maria J Stephan PDF

By Mathew Burrows,Maria J Stephan

the area is within the throes of a virtually decade-long worldwide democratic recession. Democratic breakdowns in strategically vital international locations like Russia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Egypt, and Venezuela are reason for severe crisis, as are reversals in Turkey and Hungary. Vladimir Putin's revanchist rules within the middle of Europe spotlight how family democratic setbacks could have critical destructive nearby reverberations. Is Authoritarianism Staging A Comeback? bargains solutions to why authoritarianism is gaining on democracy. A ranking of admired democracy students and activists at prime universities, imagine tanks, and civil resistance NGOs have written essays for the ebook on those key questions. Is Authoritarianism Staging A Comeback? additionally offers suggestion on what sort of civil resistance efforts will paintings and why opposed to authoritarianism. With transparent proof of authoritarians studying from each other, there's pressing have to remodel previous instruments and strengthen new ones to assist help neighborhood nonviolent civil companies which are more and more stressed. The editors-Mathew Burrows and Maria J. Stephan-are top an initiative on the Atlantic Council-rated one of many most sensible imagine tanks globally-on how exterior actors can opposite authoritarianism's contemporary profits through boosting democracy's customers. Is Authoritarianism Staging A Comeback? is without doubt one of the first end result of that effort.

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