The Dictator’s Two Dilemmas

Andrew Nathan in this Proj Synd article

Surveys conducted in 14 Asian countries over a 15-year span show that respondents under authoritarian regimes trust state institutions more than their counterparts in democracies do. And yet, when authoritarians’ modernization efforts succeed, they unwittingly create fertile ground for liberal-democratic values.

 

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    […] Andrew Nathan on this Proj Synd article Surveys performed in 14 Asian nations over a 15-year span present that respondents underneath authoritarian regimes belief state establishments greater than their counterparts in democracies do. And but, when authoritarians’ modernization efforts succeed, they unwittingly create fertile floor for liberal-democratic values.   Source link […]

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