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Redistributive authoritarianism: land reform and regime durability in the Middle East

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A growing literature on land reform under autocracy shows that leaders often use the expropriation and redistribution to disempower incumbent elites and to signal a credible commitment to potential coalition members. Although these strategies have been found to extend leader tenure in Latin America (Albertus and Menaldo, 2012), these patterns have yet to be systematically tested in other parts of the world. Counter to the expectations generated by the Latin American experience, I find that...

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SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Department:
University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Council for British Research in the Levant More from this funder
ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellowship More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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Deposit date:
2019-10-21

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