Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3184: Politics of Semidemocratic and Authoritarian Countries

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

Steve Levitsky and Lucan Way. 2005. The rise of competitive authoritarianism. Journal of Democracy, 13(2), 51-65.

Beatriz Magaloni. 2006. Voting for autocracy: Hegemonic party survival and its demise in Mexico. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Lily Tsai. 2007. Solidary groups, informal accountability, and local public goods provision in rural China. American Political Science Review, 101(2), 821-847.

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