The third wave : democratization in the late twentieth century (Book, 1991) [WorldCat.org]
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The third wave : democratization in the late twentieth century

Author: Samuel P Huntington
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1991.
Series: Julian J. Rothbaum distinguished lecture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Huntington examines the causes, processes, and prospects of democratization since 1974, years during which more than 30 countries abandoned authoritarian rule. Drawing material from both the Second and Third Worlds, he explains why there was such a burst of democratization in this brief period after several lean decades of democratization. As Huntington explains recent democratic movements and considers political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel P Huntington
ISBN: 080612346X 9780806123462 0806125160 9780806125169
OCLC Number: 23649664
Description: xvii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. What? --
2. Why? --
3. How? Processes of Democratization --
4. How? Characteristics of Democratization --
5. How Long? --
6. Whither?
Series Title: Julian J. Rothbaum distinguished lecture series.
Responsibility: by Samuel P. Huntington.

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Analyzes the shift from authoritarian to democratic systems of government which has characterized the late 20th century, evaluates the prospects for stability of the new democracies, and explores the  Read more...

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