Mutation of Hybrid Regime and Quo Vadis Bangladesh

  • Ali RiazEmail author
Part of the Politics of South Asia book series (POSAS)


In the concluding chapter, two questions are addressed: What is the pathway of a hybrid regime? What are the possible scenarios of Bangladeshi politics? The first has remained unexplored in the extant literature on hybrid regimes. This chapter argues that the hybrid regime has the possibility of mutating into an authoritarian system of governance. As for the future of Bangladeshi politics, two scenarios are considered: further sliding toward authoritarian with the hollowing of institutions like elections or restraint of the incumbent’s penchant for coercion as the mode of governance and striving for national reconciliation and unity.


Resilience Mutation Authoritarianism Reconciliation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Politics and GovernmentIllinois State UniversityNormalUSA

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