ECSAS 2023 – Turin 26-29 July

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22 – The present democratic crisis in South Asia: causes, distinctive elements and historical precedents

The South Asian region, once emblematic of the bold experiment of democracy in the postcolonial world, has witnessed sustained democratic backsliding in recent years. Between 2010 and 2021 the democracy scores of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh declined dramatically. Sri Lanka entered a phase of democratic involution since 2019, culminating with the recent economic and political instability.

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