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Non-democratic rule and regime stability : taking a holistic approach


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Abstract: This paper analyzes non-democratic regimes. First, a short general overview of different forms of non-democratic rule will be given by providing the answers on four different questions: ‘How do they rule?’, ‘Who rules?’, ‘Why do they rule?’, and ‘When do they rule?’ Secondly, a general model, in which (de)stabilizing factors/influences on non-democratic regimes are combined, will be introduced and explained. This model can be used as a toolbox in order to analyze non-democratic regime stability in specific cases.
Authors: Vries, S. de
Series Title: Knowledge Programme Civil Society in West Africa : working paper
Category: Research
Serial number: 13
ISSN: 2210-3473
Keywords: civil society , democratisation , government
Language: eng
Organization: Hivos – Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation
Organization: University of Amsterdam
PAGE: 31
Place: The Hague [etc.]
Publisher: Hivos [etc.]
Year: 2010
Right: © 2010 HIVOS & University of Amsterdam
Subject: Social and Political Change
Title: Non-democratic rule and regime stability : taking a holistic approach