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POLS 457 The Politics of Authoritarian Regimes Select Term:
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.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 6.000
Prerequisite : Undergraduate level POLS 250 Minimum Grade of D
Corequisite : -