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Keywords: Legitimacy buildingClose
Journal: Communist and Post-Communist Studies
Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2012) 45 (1-2): 117–121.
Published: 03 May 2012
... as a strategy of internal and/or external legitimacy building. Finally, the issue proves that the reluctance of academia to analyze the political systems of these entities for fear of legitimizing regimes that do not deserve it is not reasonable: the post-Soviet de facto states are fully grown states for all...