New blog post: Jonas Wenker writes about the crisis of democracy in the USA


Categories: GESIS-News

In recent years, political science has observed a decline in the number of existing democracies and the increasing strength of autocratic regimes in the Western world. At the latest since the storming of the Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump on 06.01.2021, the stability of democracy in the United States is also discussed in the broad public. In this paper, we will show to what extent the erosion of support for the democratic system in the U.S. can be seen as a breeding ground for the recent developments in the U.S.

DOI: 10.34879/gesisblog.2021.57