Elections Without Democracy: The Rise of Competitive Authoritarianism

Issue Date April 2002
Volume 13
Issue 2
Page Numbers 51-65
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In recent years, new types of nondemocratic government have come to the fore, notably competitive authoritarianism. Such regimes, though not democratic, feature arenas of contestation in which opposition forces can challenge, and even oust, authoritarian incumbents.