Convincing State-Builders? Disaggregating Internal Legitimacy in Abkhazia

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Bakke, K. M.; O Loughlin, J.; Toal, G.; Ward, M. D.;

De facto states, functional on the ground but unrecognized by most states, have long been black boxes for systematic empirical research. This study investigates de facto states’ internal legitimacy—people's confidence in the entity itself, the regime, and institutions. ... View more
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