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When Dictators Fall: Preventing Violent Conflict During Transitions from Authoritarian Rule

  title={When Dictators Fall: Preventing Violent Conflict During Transitions from Authoritarian Rule},
  author={Adam Warner Day and Dirk Druet and Luise Quaritsch},
Entrenched authoritarian systems are those where a leader or group has centralized power and resources in a manner that limits meaningful political and economic inclusion, instrumentalizes key State institutions, reduces democratic space and often allows a specific individual to remain in power well beyond typical constitutional limits. This paper concerns the transitions out of entrenched authoritarian rule, the often volatile moments when new leadership comes into power. Some transitions take… 
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