(CANCELLED) Coercive Institutions and State Violence Under Authoritarianism

Sheena Chestnut Greitens,
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Missouri; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
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Why do we observe widely differing patterns of repression and state violence under authoritarian rule? Drawing on evidence from East Asia, I argue that the design of authoritarian coercive institutions fundamentally shapes the scope and intensity of state violence over time.