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The global divergence of democracies

Author: Larry Jay Diamond; Marc F Plattner
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Series: Journal of democracy book.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Global divergence of democracies.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001
(DLC) 2001029611
(OCoLC)46683927
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Jay Diamond; Marc F Plattner
ISBN: 0801877857 9780801877858 0801868424 9780801868429
OCLC Number: 51493787
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 381 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner --
I. Democracy and liberty: universal values? --
Democracy as a universal value / Amartya Sen --
Buddhism, Asian values, and democracy / His Holiness The Dalai Lama --
Confucianism and democracy / Francis Fukuyama --
Muslims and democracy / Abdou Filali-Ansary --
How far can free government travel? / Giovanni Sartori --
Democracy and liberty: the cultural connection / Russell Bova --
From liberalism to liberal democracy / Marc F. Plattner --
II. Consolidating democracy --
Toward consolidated democracies / Juan J. Linz and Alfred Stepan --
Illusions about consolidation / Guillermo O'Donnell --
O'Donnell's "illusions": a rejoinder / Richard Gunther, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, and Hans Jürgen Puhle --
Illusions and conceptual flaws: a response / Guillermo O'Donnell --
What is democratic consolidation? / Andreas Schedler --
III. Foundations of successful democracy --
What makes democracies endure? / Adam Przeworski, Michael E. Alvarez. José Antonio Cheibub, and Fernando Limongi --
Party systems in the third wave / Scott Mainwaring --
What makes elections free and fair? / Jørgen Elklit and Palle Svensson --
Federalism and democracy: beyond the U.S. model / Alfred Stepan --
Markets, law, and democracy / Charles Fried --
Free politics and free markets in Latin America / Jorge I. Domínguez --
New jurisprudence for Africa / H. Kwasi Prempeh --
How democracies control the military / Richard H. Kohn --
IV. Prospects and challenges for democracy in the new century --
Quarter-century of declining confidence / Susan J. Pharr, Robert D. Putnam, and Russell J. Dalton --
Latin America at the century's turn / Abraham F. Lowenthal --
Postcommunist divide / Jacques Rupnik --
Putin's Russia: one step forward, two steps back / Michael McFaul --
Will China democratize? / Michel Oksenberg --
Is Pakistan the (reverse) wave of the future? / Larry Diamond.
Series Title: Journal of democracy book.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner.

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