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Democracy in Retreat? Failed Transitions and the New Authoritarianism

Undergraduate | LTU-POL2DEM | 2024

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21 July 2024
Entry requirements
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12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Democracy in Retreat? Failed Transitions and the New Authoritarianism

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding and critical evaluation of contemporary global trends in democratisation
    2. Identify and explain the international and domestic factors, actors and institutions influencing processes of political change and continuity
    3. Critically evaluate key scholarly debates about the successes and failures of democratisation and democracy promotion
    4. Apply debates about democratisation and new authoritarianism to real world political contexts
    5. Construct an academic argument based on research employing primary and secondary research

Entry requirements


Prerequisites: Students must have completed 30 credit points of Level one subjects.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
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