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By Evgeny Finkel,Yitzhak M. Brudny

among 2000 and 2005, color revolutions swept away authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes in Serbia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. but, after those preliminary successes, makes an attempt to copy the options did not produce regime switch in different places within the quarter. The booklet argues that scholars of democratization and democracy advertising may still learn not just the profitable color revolutions, but additionally the color revolution prevention ideas followed via authoritarian elites. in response to a chain of qualitative, country-focused stories the ebook explores the entire spectrum of anti-democratization guidelines, followed via autocratic rulers and demonstrates that authoritarian regimes studied democracy advertising innovations, utilized in quite a few color revolutions, and targeted their prevention options on combatting those suggestions.

The booklet proposes a brand new typology of authoritarian reactions to the problem of democratization and argues that the explicit mixture of guidelines and rhetoric, followed by means of every one authoritarian regime, trusted the perceived depth of possibility to regime survival and the regime’s perceived energy vis-à-vis the democratic opposition.

This publication was once released as a different factor of Democratization.

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