• Corpus ID: 55289577

Coup Risk , Coup-Proofing Strategy and Leader Survival

@inproceedings{2016CoupR,
  title={Coup Risk , Coup-Proofing Strategy and Leader Survival},
  author={},
  year={2016}
}
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
Under what conditions do political leaders take strategies that allow them to reduce militaries’ capabilities to successfully organize a coup? There is a broad consensus among previous studies that political leaders who face a high risk of coup will employ “coup-proofing" strategies. A closer look at their theory and empirical analyses, however, suggests that the presumed relationship between coup risk and coup-proofing should be reexamined. Drawing on insights from formal studies on… 
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