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Suicide by Competition? Authoritarian Institutional Adaptation and Regime Fragility
While it is clear that contemporary authoritarian incumbents use democratic emulation as a strategy in the hopes of stabilizing and extending their tenure in power, this does not mean it is always effective. Indeed, an ...
Democratization in Conflict Studies: How Conceptualization Affects Operationalization and Testing Outcomes
Using the debate over democratization and conflict, we demonstrate how the connec- tion between conceptualization and operationalization can play a decisive role in the testing of falsifiable hypotheses. We discuss seven ...