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The politics of authoritarian rule / Milan W. Svolik, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

By: Svolik, Milan W, 1977-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JC480 .S96 2013Series: Cambridge studies in comparative politics: Publication: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: xviii, 228 p. : ill.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2012.ISBN: 9781107607453 (hardbook); 1107607450 (paperback); 9781107607453 (paperback).Subject(s): Authoritarianism | Authoritarianism -- Case studies
Contents:
Figures -- Tables -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction: the anatomy of dictatorship -- 2. The world of authoritarian politics -- Part I. The problem of authoritarian power-sharing. 3. And then there was one!: Authoritarian power-sharing and the path to personal dictatorship - 4. When and why institutions contribute to authoritarian stability: commitment, monitoring, and collective action problems in authoritarian power-sharing -- Part II. The problem of authoritarian control. 5. Moral hazard in authoritarian repression and the origins of military dictatorships - 6. Why authoritarian parties?: the regime party as an instrument of co-optation and control - 7. Conclusion: incentives and institutions in authoritarian politics -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2012.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-221) and index.

Figures -- Tables -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction: the anatomy of dictatorship -- 2. The world of authoritarian politics -- Part I. The problem of authoritarian power-sharing. 3. And then there was one!: Authoritarian power-sharing and the path to personal dictatorship - 4. When and why institutions contribute to authoritarian stability: commitment, monitoring, and collective action problems in authoritarian power-sharing -- Part II. The problem of authoritarian control. 5. Moral hazard in authoritarian repression and the origins of military dictatorships - 6. Why authoritarian parties?: the regime party as an instrument of co-optation and control - 7. Conclusion: incentives and institutions in authoritarian politics -- Bibliography -- Index.

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