Article: Trends in Authoritarianism: Evidence from 31 European Countries

On authoritarian attitudes and anti-democracy in Europe today: Sabrina de Regt (University of Antwerp), Tim Smits (Catholic University of Leuven), and Dimitri Mortelmans (University of Antwerp), "Trends in Authoritarianism: Evidence from 31 European Countries" ("International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies", 3 [1], January 2011: pp. 395-404).

Quote: "[I]n some, mostly Eastern European countries, levels of authoritarianism actually increased significantly during the last decade. Changing levels of authoritarianism were linked to extreme-right and anti-democratic sentiment in European societies."

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