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Clasificación:
324.2 L922
Título:
Life after dictatorship : Authoritarian successor parties worldwide. --
Imp / Ed.:
Cambridge, Gran Bretaña : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Descripción:
xxvii, 405 pag. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contenido:
Introduction: Authoritarian Successor Parties Worldwide. -- Part I: Why do authoritarian successor parties exist (and often win elections)?. 1. Linkage strategies of authoritarian successor parties. 2. Authoritarian successor parties in South Korea and Taiwan: authoritarian inheritance, organizational adaptation, and issue management. 3. Personalistic authoritarian successor parties in Latin America. -- Part II: What explains variation in Authoritarian Successor Party performance? 4. Victims of their own success: the paradoxical fate of the communist successor parties. 5. Authoritarian successor parties in Sub-Saharan Africa: into the wilderness and back again? 6. The survival of authoritarian successor parties in Africa: Organizational Legacies or competitive landscapes? 7. The contrasting trajectories of Brazil's two authoritarian successor parties. -- Part III: What are the effects of Authoritarian Successor Parties on Democracy?. 8. Mexico's PRI: The resilience of an authoritarian successor party and its consequences for Democracy. 9. Game for Democracy: authoritarian successor parties in developmental Asia. 10. Reluctant democrats: Old regime conservative party in Democracy's first wave in Europe. -- Conclusion: Life after dictatorship. -- Bibliography. -- Index. --
Resumen:
Tomado de la introducción: A surprising feature of democracy in many countries is that large numbers of people, after gaining the right to choose their leaders through free and fair elections, vote for political parties with deep roots in dictatorship. Since the third wave of democratization, authoritarian successor parties (ASPs) have become prominent actors in Africa, Asia, Euro0pe and Latin America (Loxton 2015). In many countries, former authoritarian ruling parties ... and parties founded by high-level authoritarian incumbents shortly before or shortly after a transition to democracy ... have been voted back into office. Many of them grew out of regimes responsible for large-scale human rights abuses. Nevertheless, there was life after dictatorship: authoritarian successor parties remained major political actors and were frequently voted back into office. -- Tomado del Preface: This is a book about authoritarian successor parties, or parties that emerge from authoritarian regimes but that operate after a transition to democracy. In some cases, such as Poland's SdRP or Taiwans's Kuomintang (KMT), they are former "official" parties of authoritarian regimes that continue to exists after a transition to democracy.
ISBN:
9781108445412

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