Browsing Department of Comparative Politics by Subject "democratization"
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(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-21)This thesis is concerned with investigating two phenomena related to civil society occurring in competitive authoritarian regimes: Closing space for civil society and deliberation in the form of limited pluralism. The study ...Master thesis
Quality of Government Sustains News Media Trust: A Cross-Country Comparative Study on The Effect of Quality of Government and Media Systems on News Media Trust in Europe (The University of Bergen, 2017-07-04)The news media play important roles in consolidated democracies as a source of information, watchdog over the powerful and curators of the public sphere. In regimes undergoing democratic transition, news media can be ...Master thesis
(The University of Bergen, 2017-06-15)This thesis attempts to analyse and explain the reason why Egypt and Tunisia experienced different transitional outcomes following the Arab uprisings in 2011. Although both countries appear to have similar authoritarian ...Master thesis
Why do some liberalized autocracies democratize while others do not? Explaining competing outcomes of liberalization by event history analysis (1950-2006) (The University of Bergen, 2011-08-31)This thesis sets out to explain the outcome of liberalization processes across the globe during the post war period, the research question being: When a regime liberalizes, what affects the risk of the process ending with ...Master thesis