Stealth Authoritarianism

Author:Ozan O. Varol
Position::Associate Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School
Pages:1673-1742
SUMMARY

Authoritarianism has been undergoing a metamorphosis. Historically, authoritarians openly repressed opponents by violence and harassment and subverted the rule of law to perpetuate their rule. The post- Cold War crackdown on these transparently authoritarian practices provided significant incentives to avoid them. Instead, the new generation of authoritarians learned to perpetuate their power... (see full summary)


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