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The Rise of Competitive Authoritarianism

From: Journal of Democracy
Volume 13, Number 2, April 2002
pp. 51-65 | 10.1353/jod.2002.0026


In recent years,new types of nondemocratic government have come to the fore,notably competitive authoritarianism.Such regimes, though not democratic,feature arenas of contestation in which opposition forces can challenge,and even oust,authoritarian incumbents.