Articles by Zeynep Menteşoğlu Tardivo

July 29, 2021

Political institutions in authoritarian regimes may look democratic, but they reinforce the rulers’ power base

Zeynep Menteşoğlu Tardivo
Zeynep Mentesoglu Tardivo analyses the role played by nominally democratic political institutions in authoritarian regimes. She argues that rulers design such institutions to consolidate their power base, even at the cost of economic and political development
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Zeynep Menteşoğlu Tardivo
PhD Candidate, LUISS Guido Carli University

Zeynep holds an MSc in Political Science and a Master’s degree in Current Democracies: Nationalism, Federalism and Multiculturalism, jointly organised by Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona and the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Her research interests include anti-establishment politics, migration studies, territorial management strategies, and integration policies of the European Union.

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