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I gränslandet mellan demokrati och diktatur

Ebrahimsson, Salahaldin LU (2012) STVK01 20112
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This paper emphasizes on foreign policy decision making in hybrid regimes, carrying traits of both democracies and dictatorships. The inner, internal dynamics poses horizontal as well as vertical challenges for the leaders to ensure their political survival, affecting foreign policies. Seen through the poliheuristic perspective, based on two key cases; Russia and Turkey, this research study has increased our level of awareness concerning foreign policies decisions in electoral autocraties and which aspects become essential to take into consideration for a leader in order to ensure their political survival internally. This study was performed using qualitative techniques and is theoretical rather than empirical. The foreign policies... (More)
This paper emphasizes on foreign policy decision making in hybrid regimes, carrying traits of both democracies and dictatorships. The inner, internal dynamics poses horizontal as well as vertical challenges for the leaders to ensure their political survival, affecting foreign policies. Seen through the poliheuristic perspective, based on two key cases; Russia and Turkey, this research study has increased our level of awareness concerning foreign policies decisions in electoral autocraties and which aspects become essential to take into consideration for a leader in order to ensure their political survival internally. This study was performed using qualitative techniques and is theoretical rather than empirical. The foreign policies decisions studied are the two states standing in the Iraq-USA crisis and in what way one can comprehend their respective positioning in the matter. (Less)
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author
Ebrahimsson, Salahaldin LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
En studie om utrikespolitiskt beslutsfattande i hybrida regimer
course
STVK01 20112
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Hybrida regimer, Elektorala autokratier, Poliheuristiskt perspektiv, Utrikespolitiskt beslutsfattande.
language
Swedish
id
2300827
date added to LUP
2012-02-14 20:54:17
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2012-02-14 20:54:17
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  abstract     = {This paper emphasizes on foreign policy decision making in hybrid regimes, carrying traits of both democracies and dictatorships. The inner, internal dynamics poses horizontal as well as vertical challenges for the leaders to ensure their political survival, affecting foreign policies. Seen through the poliheuristic perspective, based on two key cases; Russia and Turkey, this research study has increased our level of awareness concerning foreign policies decisions in electoral autocraties and which aspects become essential to take into consideration for a leader in order to ensure their political survival internally. This study was performed using qualitative techniques and is theoretical rather than empirical. The foreign policies decisions studied are the two states standing in the Iraq-USA crisis and in what way one can comprehend their respective positioning in the matter.},
  author       = {Ebrahimsson, Salahaldin},
  keyword      = {Hybrida regimer,Elektorala autokratier,Poliheuristiskt perspektiv,Utrikespolitiskt beslutsfattande.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {I gränslandet mellan demokrati och diktatur},
  year         = {2012},
}