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Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
Elizabeth Bruch

Ronald F. Inglehart

Inglehart's work cited in piece on role of disease in democratization

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Does Disease Cause Autocracy?" - Reason.com. 05/31/2011.

The association between national wealth and democratic ideals, explored by Ronald Inglehart, is viewed from a new angle in this piece, which posits that parasitic diseases play a role in maintaining both poverty and autocratic sociopolitical structures.

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Ronald F. Inglehart

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