TD: volume 8, issue 2011, 1, page 133–153
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Es folgt die Zusammenfassung in englischer Sprache following the article short description
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.