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Public Discourse and Autocratization: Infringing on Autonomy, Sabotaging Accountability


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Title: Public Discourse and Autocratization: Infringing on Autonomy, Sabotaging Accountability
Authors: Maerz, Seraphine F.
Schneider, Carsten Q.
Issue Date: Feb-2021
Publisher: V-Dem Institute
Organization: V-Dem Institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2021:112
Abstract: Ever since its existence, democracy is periodically diagnosed to be in crisis. When such crises are analyzed, reference has usually been made to the malfunctioning of core democratic institutions and the behavior of actors. We believe that this fails to capture a crucial element of the current crisis. It is words, not (only) deeds that present the contemporary challenge to liberal democracy even before such challenges materialize in institutional change. There are strong theoretical and empirica... more
Related work: https://www.v-dem.net/media/filer_public/02/09/0209fa33-e36c-430c-8880-0ecc39253773/wp_112.pdf
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67547
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