Introduction: Bringing Regime Types into Diffusion Studies

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This article introduces the main themes of the special section ‘The Global Diffusion of Policies, Practices and Values: Democracies and Autocracies Compared’. It discusses various strenghts and shortcomings of the existing research, outlines the unifying research questions that tie the various contributions to this special section together and briefly introduces each of the five contributions to this special section.

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