Shifts in Support for Authoritarianism and Democracy in the Western Balkans

Written by Miran Lavrič & Florian Bieber 11 June 2020

"The countries of the Western Balkans have experienced more than a decade of democratic backsliding. Analysis of survey results revealed that these trends were accompanied also by substantial changes in citizens’ political attitudes. The support for a strong political leader has noticeably increased, while support for democracy has suffered a substantial decline" (Lavrič and Bieber, 2020).

Publisher: Problems of Post-Communism

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Categories: Paper, Authoritarianism, Culture and Democracy