Striving for greatness: status aspirations, rhetorical entrapment, and domestic reforms

  title={Striving for greatness: status aspirations, rhetorical entrapment, and domestic reforms},
  author={Alex Yu-Ting Lin and Saori N. Katada},
  journal={Review of International Political Economy},
  • A. Lin, S. Katada
  • Published 7 August 2020
  • Political Science
  • Review of International Political Economy
How do leaders use external events or pressures as political levers to facilitate domestic reforms? In this article, we build a theory of aspirational politics to address this question. We show tha... 
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