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Autocratic legacies and immunisation against extremism: a rational choice approach

Abstract:

Why do some post-transitional democracies have extremist parties associated with the former regime, while others have mainstream parties associated with the former regime, and yet others have no parties associated with the former regime?

Using a rational choice theoretical approach, in this dissertation I show that the “self-interested” relationship between the general population and autocratic incumbents, operating through a top-down logic of reception of various kinds of material...

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SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Funder identifier:
http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100001871
Grant:
Grant SFRH/BD/129367/2017
Programme:
PhD Full Fellowship
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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Deposit date:
2023-02-22

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