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Recent Publications
Holger Albrecht, Aurel Croissant, and Fred H. Lawson (eds.). Armies and Insurgencies in the Arab Spring. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2016.

Abstract and contributors

Aurel Croissant. Die Politischen Systeme Südostasiens (The Political Systems of Southeast Asia). Wiesbaden: Springer VS. 2015.

Abstract and table of contents

David Kuehn, Aurel Croissant, Jil Kamerling, Hans Lueders and André Strecker. "Conditions of civilian control in new democracies: an empirical analysis of 28 ‘third wave ’ democracies". In: European Political Science Review. FirstView Article. Published online: 19 February 2016

Abstract and full text


Prof. Dr. Aurel Croissant


Professor of Political Science


2016 Ac

Contact information

Heidelberg University
Institute of Political Science
Bergheimer Str. 58
Room No.: 03.008
D-69115 Heidelberg, Germany

Phone: +49-6221-542882
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Fax: +49-6221-542896


Prof. Dr. Aurel Croissant is Professor of Political Science at the Institute of Political Science, Ruprecht-Karls-University, Heidelberg. His main research interests include the comparative analysis of political structures and processes in East- and Southeast Asia, the theoretical and empirical analysis of democracy, civil-military relations, terrorism and political violence. Further information can be found in the curriculum vitae and on the following pages:

  • Bio - here, you will find more information on me and my academic career.
  • Publications - contains a complete list of my publications.
  • In the media - where links to a seleciton of my media appearances are referenced.
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