State of the world 2017: autocratization and exclusion?

  title={State of the world 2017: autocratization and exclusion?},
  author={Anna L{\"u}hrmann and Valeriya Mechkova and Sirianne Dahlum and Laura Maxwell and Moa Olin and Constanza Sanhueza Petrarca and Rachel Sigman and Matthew Charles Wilson and Staffan I. Lindberg},
  pages={1321 - 1340}
ABSTRACT This article presents evidence of a global trend of autocratization. The most visible feature of democracy – elections – remains strong and is even improving in some places. Autocratization mainly affects non-electoral aspects of democracy such as media freedom, freedom of expression, and the rule of law, yet these in turn threaten to undermine the meaningfulness of elections. While the majority of the world’s population lives under democratic rule, 2.5 billion people were subjected to… Expand
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