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April 26, 2023

Ukraine shows us that decentralisation can enhance resilience

Tamila Shvyryda Decentralised governance can help withstand crises in times when rapid action and resource mobilisation are essential. The ongoing war in Ukraine shows how decentralisation can bolster national resilience under crisis conditions. Tamila Shvyryda says the EU can learn from this – and it should reconfigure its public administration policy accordingly Read more
January 6, 2023

♟️ Authoritarian practices with adjectives in China

Abbey Heffer Authoritarian regimes are not centralised monoliths. In China, authoritarian responses to protest can differ dramatically across localities. Abbey Heffer argues that research on regime-level authoritarianism often overlooks decentralisation. Studying aspects of authoritarianism, such as protest repression and concessions, requires a practice-based approach that reconciles national and localised authoritarianism Read more

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