Democratization and Competitive Authoritarianism in Africa

  • Editors
  • Matthijs Bogaards
  • Sebastian Elischer

About this book


The special issue revisits Levitsky and Way’s seminal study on Competitive Authoritarianism (2010). The contributions by North American, European, and African scholars deepen our understanding of the emergence, trajectories, and outcomes of hybrid regimes across the African continent.

The Editors

Dr. Matthijs Bogaards is Visiting Professor of Political Science at the Central European University in Budapest.

Dr. Sebastian Elischer is Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Florida in Gainesville.


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