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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.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawn from articles published in the "Journal of Democracy", this text follows the earlier volume, "The Global Resurgence of Democracy". It looks at the arguments for the the universality of  Read more...

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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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