authoritarianism

Review – Authoritarian Africa: Repression, resistance, and the power of ideas

Cliff (Ubba) Kodero • Aug 30 2020 • Features

The book explores why authoritarian regimes have persisted in Africa and investigates the extent to which European colonialists can be blamed for Africa’s problems.

Interview – Adam Fabry

E-International Relations • Apr 16 2020 • Features

Adam Fabry talks about his book and research on Hungary, including economic and political changes, the origins of the far-right and alternative forms of resistance.

Globalized Authoritarianism: The Expansion of the Chinese Surveillance Apparatus

Adrian Kreutz • Apr 3 2020 • Articles

The expansion hypothesis is verified by the expansion of the Chinese surveillance technology. This threatens liberal democracy through the accumulation of illiberal acts.

Interview – Ieong Meng U

E-International Relations • Dec 4 2019 • Features

Ieong Meng U considers the challenges for Macau and its foreign relations, the development of Macau and Hong Kong, as well as the changes in the Umbrella Movement.

Interview – Christian Davies

E-International Relations • Jul 30 2019 • Features

Journalist Christian Davies talks to us about the current situation in Poland, Poland and Hungary’s relations with the EU, and some of the challenges facing journalists.

Politics, Poetry and Ezra Pound

Revd David William Parry • Jun 19 2019 • Articles

One of the many ‘luminous details’ ushering Ezra Pound’s admirers behind a politics borne from grief into balladries of transcendence.

Narratives, Emotions, and the Contestations of the Liberal Order

Jelena Cupać • May 16 2019 • Articles

Scholars should look at narratives in order to explore developments in world politics and because they might make them mindful of the nature of their own narratives.

Review – Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

Garrett Wallace Brown and Samuel Jarvis • Nov 12 2018 • Features

The authors tackle the ethical issues surrounding humanitarian intervention and the principles of sovereignty and non-intervention – from two competing standpoints.

Interview – Marina Povitkina

E-International Relations • Sep 20 2018 • Features

Marina Povitkina discusses her PhD research on democracy and its effect on environmental performance, as well as the Paris Agreement, green policies and island nations.

The Path to Authoritarianism: How do we get there?!

Patricia J. Sohn • Mar 8 2018 • Articles

Authoritarian regimes are assessed through their use of judiciaries to give legitimacy to autocratic rule, reinforcing the importance of the separation of powers doctrine

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