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POLS 557 The Politics of Authoritarian Regimes: 3 Credits
This course aims to provide students with a better understanding of the conceptual and operational differences between authoritarian and democratic regimes. It examines the similarities and differences among varieties of authoritarian regimes, the factors that lead to democratic backsliding and establishment of authoritarian rule, the strategies that authoritarian power-holders use for regime survival, state-society relations under authoritarian rule the paths toward the end of authoritarian regimes and re-democratization.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2019-2020 The Politics of Authoritarian Regimes: 3

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 10 ECTS (10 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
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