Gudlaug Olafsdottir

PhD student at Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Email:
gudlaug.olafsdottir[AT-sign]pcr.uu.se
Telephone:
+4618-471 5742
Visiting address:
Gamla Torget 3, 1tr
753 20 Uppsala
Postal address:
Box 514
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

I investigate electoral violence and how it influences democratization. My research investigates how citizens' attitudes toward - and participation in - democracy are affected by electoral violence, taking partisanship into account. I also explore how violence between supporters of different parties shape parties' propensity to give concessions in constitution-making processes, and how the outcomes of such reforms affect the development of electoral violence in their aftermath.

Keywords: democratization electoral violence political parties turkey citizens democratic attitudes

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Gudlaug Olafsdottir