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Political Competition and the Reform Trajectories of Post‐Communist States

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The quality of political competition at the moment of regime change determined whether East European states embarked on a liberal or an illiberal pattern of political change after 1989. It was ... More


Democracy without Rights: The Drug-War National Security State and Illiberal Democracies in Latin America

Horace A. Bartilow

in Drug War Pathologies: Embedded Corporatism and U.S. Drug Enforcement in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652559
eISBN:
9781469652573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652559.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter is motivated by the following question: What explains the determinants of illiberal democracies in Latin America and the prevalence of regime transitions from liberal to illiberal ... More


Democracy and the People

David G. Lewis

in Russia's New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454766
eISBN:
9781474480611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454766.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Russian conservatives struggled to conceptualise how a centralised, authoritarian polity could be constructed in an age of democracy. Their answer was a form of “illiberal democracy”, sometimes ... More


Russia's New Authoritarianism: Putin and the Politics of Order

David G. Lewis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454766
eISBN:
9781474480611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454766.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In this book, David Lewis offers an original interpretation of the Russian political system that developed under Vladimir Putin as a new form of authoritarianism. Lewis argues that the Putinist ... More


Public Reason and Illiberal Democracy

Anna Śledzińska-Simon

in Constitutionalism under Stress

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864738
eISBN:
9780191896774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864738.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Illiberal democracy is characterized by four features: pretending to play the democratic rules of the game; instrumental use of the law to gain political advantage; location of the source of ... More


Illiberal Democracy or Populist Authoritarianism?

Wojciech Sadurski

in Poland's Constitutional Breakdown

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840503
eISBN:
9780191876219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840503.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Poland’s constitutional breakdown of 2015 constitutes an interesting, if unfortunate, case study of the relationship between populism and democracy, and the related concept of ‘illiberal democracy’. ... More


The transition towards revolution in Egypt:: The Arab Spring realised?

Sonia L. Alianak

in The Transition Towards Revolution and Reform: The Arab Spring Realised?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692712
eISBN:
9781474406079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692712.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter deals, in phase 1, with people power uprisings in 2011 when Egypt erupted in revolution and Mubarak fell due to hierarchical dissonance in values, without religious mitigation, between ... More


New Violence, Insecurity, and the State: Comparative Reflections on Latin America and Mexico

Kees Koonings

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Over the past twenty years or so, Latin America has experienced a “new” pattern of violence shaped by persistent social inequality and exclusion in the region. Compared to the old violence, however, ... More


The People and the Constitution

Roman David and Ian Holliday

in Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809609
eISBN:
9780191846885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809609.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Myanmar’s transition is taking place within a constitutional setting devised by the preceding junta and reflecting a military reading of rule by the people, termed discipline-flourishing democracy. ... More


Limited Liberalism

Roman David and Ian Holliday

in Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809609
eISBN:
9780191846885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809609.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on puzzling issues arising from the explorations undertaken in preceding chapters, and captures them in the notion of limited liberalism. It presents this concept as a critical ... More


On Legalism, Illiberal Takeover, and the Immune System of Constitutional Democracy

Armen Mazmanyan

in Constitutionalism under Stress

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864738
eISBN:
9780191896774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864738.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter is about legalism and its influence on constitutionalism. It argues that legalism affects democracy and constitutionalism, making them weaker and prone to autocratic or populist ... More


The Rise of Nationalist-Authoritarian Populism and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe

Bojan Bugarič

in Constitutionalism under Stress: Essays in Honour of Wojciech Sadurski

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864738
eISBN:
9780191896774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864738.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The central argument of this chapter is that the rise of nationalist-populism in CCE is best explained by using a longue durée historical perspective. I argue that the past legacy of derailed ... More


Exit from Within: Right-Wing Transnationalism as Counter-Order Movements

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon

in Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190916473
eISBN:
9780190054557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916473.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Right-wing illiberal movements have enjoyed a run of political success. This manifests in Trump’s capture of the Republican Party and subsequent election; the number of illiberal, right-wing parties ... More


The transition towards the Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia:: The Arab Spring realised?

Sonia L. Alianak

in The Transition Towards Revolution and Reform: The Arab Spring Realised?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692712
eISBN:
9781474406079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692712.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter introduces the start of the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia where people power demonstrations led President Ben Ali to flee the country when the military did not back him in 2011. Ben ... More


Poland's Constitutional Breakdown

Wojciech Sadurski

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840503
eISBN:
9780191876219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840503.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

After its double victory in the 2015 presidential and parliamentary elections in Poland, the populist Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (PiS)) party began to dismantle all major checks and ... More


The End of History and the Kantian Moment

David Martin Jones

in History's Fools: The Pursuit of Idealism and the Revenge of Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197510612
eISBN:
9780197520765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510612.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the economic, technological and financial changes that facilitated liberal globalization. To understand, The technological advances of the 1980’s that facilitated globalization ... More


Introduction: Academic Legacy of Wojciech Sadurski, Rule of Law, and Mnemonic Constitutionalism in Central and Eastern Europe

Uladzislau Belavusau and Aleksandra Gliszczyńska-Grabias

in Constitutionalism under Stress

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864738
eISBN:
9780191896774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864738.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This Introduction reflects on the significance of Wojciech Sadurski’s scholarship on comparative constitutionalism in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). It links his legacy to the rise of mnemonic ... More


Equality: Lucien-Anatole Prévost-Paradol and the Democratization of Government

Stephen W. Sawyer

in Demos Assembled: Democracy and the International Origins of the Modern State, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226544465
eISBN:
9780226544632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226544632.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the writings and thought of Prevost-Paradol, a French journalist and publicist who wrote extensively on what governments might be “democratic” in response to the democratic ... More


Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Roman David and Ian Holliday

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809609
eISBN:
9780191846885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809609.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Historic Myanmar elections in November 2015 paved the way for an NLD government led by Aung San Suu Kyi to take office in March 2016, and saw the country deepen its graduated transition away from ... More


Introduction

Roman David and Ian Holliday

in Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809609
eISBN:
9780191846885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809609.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the 2010s, Myanmar embarked on a transition away from half a century of authoritarian rule. In the process, however, positive signs of democratization contrasted with negative political ... More


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