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Article by Ingmar Bredies

Verfassungen ohne Konstitutionalismus - Quasikonstitutionelle Institutionalisierung des Autoritarismus in Osteuropa

TD: volume 8, issue 2011, 1, page 133–153

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The “fourth wave of regime change” witnessed the emergence of “new” authoritarian regimes. The distinctive feature of contemporary authoritarianism consists in its compatibility with institutions commonly associated with liberal democracy. This contribution examines how constitutions facilitate the institutional entrenchment of authoritarian rule in post - communist settings.

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