|Publication Date||December 2013|
|Formats||Paperback Ebook (PDF) Hardcover|
|Series||Comparative Government and Politics|
A comprehensive assessment of the nature and evolving character of authoritarian regimes, their changing character and the main theoretical explanations of their incidence, character and performance. The third edition covers the rise of new forms of disguised dictatorship and semi-competitive democracy in the 21st Century.