Read the two provided articles.
Introduce the topic. What is Competitive Authoritarianism (or electoral authoritarianism)?
Identify and discuss the elements of competitive authoritarianism. Do the authors make any changes to their understanding of this concept from 2002 to 2020?
Discuss how a nation state might resist the pull towards competitive authoritarianism.
The New Competitive Authoritarianism.pdf
The Rise of Competititve Authoritarianism.pdf