Czechia Forces A Political Collision Into Overtime
14 October 2021
The discussion of hybrid regimes has again become a key element of international and Hungarian discourse in recent years. To put it simply, these are the regimes that tend to demonstrate both democratic and authoritarian elements in the manner they exercise their power.
This concept was mostly popularized in the Hungarian political discourse through Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way’s landmark book (Competitive Authoritarianism: Hybrid Regimes After the Cold War), in which the authors introduced the notion of the “competitive authoritarian regime”.
Regime debates in Hungary