The limited reach of authoritarian powers

@article{Brownlee2020TheLR,
  title={The limited reach of authoritarian powers},
  author={Jason Brownlee},
  journal={Democratization},
  year={2020},
  volume={24},
  pages={1326 - 1344}
}
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