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Written by Steven Levitsky, Daniel Ziblatt 11 January 2018

Levitsky and Ziblatt explore contemporary democratic backsliding and how it differs from the democratic fracturing of the past and takes place at the ballot box, through the co-optation of the media, through declining judicial independence, and increasing threats to the citizenry.

Publisher: The Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy/The Guardian

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