Authoritarian resilience through top-down transformation

Italian Political Science Review (May 2019)

“Is the progress enjoyed by Myanmar’s polity the outcome of an ongoing process that is supposed to lead to a fully fledged democracy, or, rather, an attempt to enshrine elements of authoritarian governance under a democratic guise? If the balance leans towards the latter instead of the former, how did authoritarian resilience work in Myanmar?”

Stefano Ruzza (T.wai – Torino World Affairs Institute and Università degli Studi di Torino) and Giuseppe Gabusi (T.wai – Torino World Affairs Institute and Università degli Studi di Torino) on “Authoritarian resilience through top-down transformation: making sense of Myanmar’s incomplete transition”.


Read the article here.


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