Legacies of Authoritarian Politics|
Spring 2021 not offered
This course explores the challenges and legacies faced by new democracies due to their authoritarian pasts. To examine legacies of authoritarian politics, we will first study the key features of authoritarian vs. democratic states. The second part will look at "life after dictatorship" including authoritarian successor parties, political participation, civic engagement, and policing in the post-authoritarian era.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS)(CEAS-Polit Econ)(CGST-MN)(GOVT)(GOVT-Comparativ)
Linz, Juan. 2000. TOTALITARIAN AND AUTHORITARIAN REGIMES. Boulder: Lynne Rienner.
Diamond, Larry. 2009. THE SPIRIT OF DEMOCRACY. New York: Holt Paperbacks.
Putnam, Robert. 1993. MAKING DEMOCRACY WORK. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Gibson, Edward. 2013. BOUNDARY CONTROL: SUBNATIONAL AUTHORITARIANISM IN FEDERAL DEMOCRACIES. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Chu, Yun-han, Larry Diamond, Andrew J. Nathan, and Doh Chull Shin. 2008. HOW EAST ASIANS VIEW DEMOCRACY. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Hicken, Allen and Erik Kuhonta. 2015. PARTY SYSTEM INSTITUTIONALIZATION IN ASIA. New York: Cambridge University Press.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Presentation, midterm exam, final literature review paper
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