Economic interdependence and post-coup democratization

  title={Economic interdependence and post-coup democratization},
  author={Mwita Solomon Chacha and Jonathan M. Powell},
  pages={819 - 838}
ABSTRACT Despite being traditionally seen as the largest threat to democratization, coups have recently been argued to provide a window of opportunity for a democratic transition. Central to post-coup democratization is the belief that the international community can exert sufficient leverage to coerce coup-born governments to allow a transition to civilian rule. We contribute to this young body of work by theorizing that less coercive aspects of transnational economics can prompt coup-born… Expand
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