Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3131: The Revival of Global Authoritarianism

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

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.

Ahram, Ariel and J Paul Goode (2016) ‘Researching Authoritarianism in the Discipline of Democracy’, Social Science Quarterly, 97 (4): 834-849.

Art, David (2016) ‘Archivists and Adventurers: Research Strategies for Authoritarian Regimes of the Past and Present’, Social Science Quarterly, 97 (4): 974-990.

Bruff, Ian (2014) ‘The Rise of Authoritarian Neoliberalism’, Rethinking Marxism: A Journal of Economics, Culture and Society 26 (1): 113-129.

Diamond, Larry (2015) ‘Facing up to the Democratic Recession’, Journal of Democracy 26 (1): 141-155

Glasius, Marlies (2018) ‘What Authoritarianism is… And is Not: A Practice Perspective’, International Affairs 94 (3): 515-533.

Glasius, Marlies, Meta de Lange, Jos Bartman, Emanuela Dalmasso, Aofei Lv, Adele del Sordi, Marcus Michaelsen and Kris Ruijgrok (2018) Research, Ethics and Risk in the Authoritarian Field (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan).

Heydemann, Steven and Reinoud Leenders (2011) ‘Authoritarian Learning and Authoritarian Resilience: Regime Responses to the “Arab Awakening”’, Globalizations, 8 (5):

Inglehart, Ronald and Pippa Norris (2017) ‘Trump and the Populist Authoritarian Parties’, Perspectives on Politics 15 (2): 443-454.

Levitsky, Steven and Lucan Way (2010) Competitive Authoritarianism: Hybrid Regimes after the Cold War (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Schedler, Andreas (2013) The Politics of Uncertainty: Sustaining and Subverting Electoral Authoritarianism (Oxford University Press)

Svolik, Milan W. (2012) The Politics of Authoritarian Rule (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Tansey, Oisin (2016) The International Politics of Authoritarian Rule (Oxford: Oxford University Press).