What do the authors mean by semi-authoritarian regimes
Read the articles, “Institutional Characteristics and Regime Survival: Why are Semi-Democracies Less Durable than Autocracies and Democracies?“by Knutson and Nygard (2015), and “Legal Manoeuvres and Violence: Law Making, Protest and Semi-Authoritarianism in Uganda,” by Goodfellow (2014), which are required reading for this week. Based on these articles, respond to the following:
What do the authors mean by semi-authoritarian regimes?
Identify one country that is currently in the news that fits the definition of a semi-authoritarian regime.
Why do you identify this country as such?
Regimes that cannot be classified as either democratic or authoritarian but display characteristics of each are semi-authoritarian regimes. These regimes have adopted traits of democracy such as allowing to some extent political freedom to its citizens, allowing separation of powers and contesting for presidential and parliamentary elections…………………..