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By Steve Hess

The turbulent yr of 2011 has introduced the looks of mass well known unrest and the cave in of lengthy lived autocratic regimes in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and probably Syria. The surprising and unanticipated fall of those regimes – usually regarded as exemplars of authoritarian resilience - has introduced a lot of the traditional knowledge at the longevity and vulnerability of nondemocratic regimes into query. This ebook seeks to improve the prevailing literature by means of treating the autocratic kingdom now not as a unitary actor characterised by way of power or weak spot yet particularly as a constitution or terrain which can however inhibit or facilitate the looks of nationwide point varieties of protests. within the mode of the Arab Spring, the colour revolutions of the previous Soviet Union, and the folk strength move of the Philippines, such activities triumph over the daunting impediments awarded by way of autocrats, attract likeminded opposite numbers throughout society, and crush the power of regimes to take care of order. Conversely, in different settings, resembling modern China, decentralized kingdom buildings offer an inhospitable surroundings for national-level protest, major collective actors to select extra neighborhood and parochial varieties of competition. This final result produces paradoxical events, corresponding to within the PRC, the place protests are widespread yet national-level mobilization and coordination is absent.

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