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Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Post-Communist Countries

Author(s): Valerie J. Bunce, Sharon L. Wolchik

Cambridge University Press, New York, 2011, pp. 364

Discusses electoral defeats of authoritarian leaders from 1998 to 2005 (Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan), but also unsuccessful movements in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Belarus. Analyses local and international actors and draws comparisons with other parts of the world.