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作者 Riaz, Ali, author
書名 Voting in a hybrid regime : explaining the 2018 Bangladeshi election / by Ali Riaz
出版項 Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Palgrave Pivot, 2019
國際標準書號 9789811379567 (electronic bk.)
9789811379550 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-981-13-7956-7 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (xiii, 109 pages) : digital ; 22 cm
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系列 Politics of South Asia, 2523-8345
Politics of South Asia
附註 1. Introduction -- 2. What is a Hybrid Regime? -- 3. Bangladesh: From an Electoral Democracy to a Hybrid Regime (1991-2019) -- 4. Manufacturing a Climate of Fear -- 5. Does Election Matter in a Hybrid Regime? -- 6. The Mechanism of Manipulation -- 7. The Election Day: Fear, Exclusion and Persecution Come Together -- 8. Election Results: A Victory Too Big to Believe? -- 9. Mutation of a Hybrid regime and Quo Vadis Bangladesh
This Pivot explores the mechanism of election manipulation in ostensibly democratic but essentially authoritarian systems called the hybrid regime, using the 2018 parliamentary elections in Bangladesh as an example. The 2018 election has delivered an unprecedented victory to the incumbent Bangladesh Awami League. Elections pose serious dilemmas for the leaders of hybrid regimes, as contested elections bolster their claims of democracy and augment their legitimacy, but they also create political uncertainty that can threaten authorities' ability to stay in power. Faced with the challenge, the incumbents tend to hold stage-managed elections. This book offers incisive examination of Bangladesh's political environment, rigorous scrutiny of the roles of state institutions including the law enforcing agencies, and meticulous analysis of the election results. It also fills in a gap in the extant hybrid regime literature which seldom explores the strategies of engineered elections. Ali Riaz is a Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Illinois State University, USA. He also holds the Thomas E Eimermann Professorship. Riaz previously worked as a Broadcast Journalist at the British Broadcasting Service (BBC) in London and served as a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at Washington D.C. His publications include Bangladesh: A Political History since Independence (2016)
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Awami League
Elections -- Corrupt practices -- Bangladesh
Bangladesh -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Electoral Politics
Democracy
Asian Politics
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