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Problems of democratic transition and consolidation : Southern Europe, South America, and post-communist Europe

Author: Juan J Linz; Alfred Stepan
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation contains the first systematic comparative analysis of the process of democratic consolidation in southern Europe and the southern cone of South  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan J Linz; Alfred Stepan
ISBN: 0801851572 9780801851575 0801851580 9780801851582
OCLC Number: 633422792
Description: XX, 479 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: List of Figures, Tables, and ExhibitsPreface and AcknowledgmentsPart I: Theoretical OverviewChapter 1. Democracy and its ArenasChapter 2. "Stateness," Nationalism, and Democratization Chapter 3. Modern Nondemocratic RegimesChapter 4. The Implications of Prior Regime Type for Transition Paths and Consolidation TasksChapter 5. Actors and ContextsPart II: Southern Europe: Completed ConsolidationsChapter 6. The Paradigmatic Case of Reforma Pactada-Ruptura Pactada: SpainChapter 7. From Interim Government to Simultaneous Transition and Consolidation: Portugal Chapter 8. Crisis of a Nonhierarchical Military Regime: GreeceChapter 9. Southern Europe: Concluding ReflectionsPart III: South America: Constrained TransitionsChapter 10. A Risk-Prone Consolidated Democracy: UruguayChapter 11. Crises of Efficacy, Legitimacy, and Democratic State "Presence": Brazil Chapter 12. From an Impossible to a Possible Democratic Game: ArgentinaChapter 13. Incomplete Transition/Near Consolidation? ChileChapter 14. South America: Concluding ReflectionsPart IV: Post-Communist Europe: The Most Complex Paths and TasksChapter 15. Post-Communism's PrehistoriesChapter 16. Authoritarian Communism, Ethical Civil Society, and Ambivalent Political Society: PolandChapter 17. Varieties of Post-Totalitarian Regimes: Hungary, Czechoslovakia, BulgariaChapter 18. The Effects of Totalitarianism-cum-Sultanism on Democratic Transition: RomaniaChapter 19. The Problems of "Stateness" and Transitions: The USSR and RussiaChapter 20. When Democracy and the Nation-State Are Conflicting Logics: Estonia and LatviaChapter 21. Post-Communist Europe: Concluding Comparative ReflectionsIndex
Responsibility: Juan J. Linz and Alfred Stepan.
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