When Democracy has a Fever: States of Emergency As a Symptom and Accelerator of Autocratization

@article{Lhrmann2019WhenDH,
  title={When Democracy has a Fever: States of Emergency As a Symptom and Accelerator of Autocratization},
  author={Anna L{\"u}hrmann and Bryan Rooney},
  journal={PSN: Politics of Autocratic Regimes (Topic)},
  year={2019}
}
This research was supported by Vetenskapsradet [grant number 2018-016114], PI: Anna Luehrmann and European Research Council, Grant 724191, PI: Staff an I. Lindberg, V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg, Sweden as well as by internal grants from the Vice-Chancellors offi ce, the Dean of the College of Social Sciences, and the Department of Political Science at University of Gothenburg. We are grateful for Philipp Toenjes' and Sandra Grahn's skillful research assistance. 

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