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Democratic Support, Protests, and Authoritarian Violence in Non-Democracies

Pisareva, Dinara


This thesis studies the effects of democratic support in non-democracies in relation to protest participation as well as violent/non-violent authoritarian responses to protests. Using Bayesian process-tracing, I investigate two democratic support-related hypotheses in case studies of democratic mass mobilisation. One case study centres on Georgia in 2003; the other centres on Armenia in 2018. The first "mobilising" hypothesis suggests that strong support for democracy on the individual level...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/EQRG-3W40


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