Kristian Gleditsch

Professor at University of Essex

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch is Regius Professor of Political Science at the University of Essex and Research Associate at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). His research interests include conflict and cooperation, democratisation, mobilisation, and spatial dimensions of social and political processes.



Journal Article

Going, Going, Gone? Varieties of dissent and leader exit

We examine how popular dissent affects the likelihood that political leaders lose power, distinguishing between types of dissent in terms of nonviolent/violent primary tactics as well as the level of individual participation. We posit that protests threaten leaders both directly through the...

18 October 2022