Democracies divided : the global challenge of political polarization (Book, 2020) []
skip to content
Democracies divided : the global challenge of political polarization

Democracies divided : the global challenge of political polarization

Author: Thomas Carothers; Andrew O'Donohue
Publisher: Washington, D.C. Brookings Institution Press [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Severe political polarization is increasingly afflicting old and new democracies alike, producing the erosion of democratic norms and rising societal anger. This volume is the first book-length  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Carothers; Andrew O'Donohue
ISBN: 9780815737216 0815737211
OCLC Number: 1128852918
Description: vi, 311 Seiten ; 23 cm
Contents: Severe polarization and democratic breakdown --
The Islamist-secularist divide and Turkey's descent into severe polarization / Senem Ayd'n-Düzgit --
Persistent ethnic polarization in Kenya / Gilbert M. Khadiagala --
Severe polarization and democratic stress --
The long path of polarization in the United States / Thomas Carothers --
Hindu nationalism and political polarization in india / Niranjan Sahoo --
Of "patriots" and citizens : asymmetric populist polarization in Poland / Joanna Fomina --
Elite polarization in relatively homogenous societies --
Colombia's polarizing peace efforts / Andreas E. Feldmann --
Winner takes all : elite power struggles and polarization in Bangladesh / Naomi Hossain --
Staying clear? --
Polarization and democratic decline in Indonesia / Eve Warburton --
Brazil : when political oligarchies limit polarization but fuel populism --
Umberto Mignozzetti and Matias Spektor.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Carothers, Andrew O'Donohue.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A must-read for anyone concerned about the fate of contemporary democracies. Democracies Divided offers new insights into the causes of polarization, illuminates the ways polarization can harm Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.