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The process of democratization

a comparative study of 147 states, 1980-88

by Tatu Vanhanen

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Published by Crane Russak in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Democratization -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Comparative government.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-313) and index.

    StatementTatu Vanhanen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC421 .V28 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 327 p. :
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2226360M
    ISBN 10084481640X, 0844816418
    LC Control Number89071304

    Description Exploring democracy and race against the backdrop of nineteenth-century America. In , after four tumultuous years of fighting, Americans welcomed the opportunity to return to a life of normalcy. President Abraham Lincoln issued his emancipation decree in January and had set the stage for what he hoped would be a smooth transition from war to peace with the . Robert Alan Dahl (/ d ɑː l /; Decem – February 5, ) was a political theorist and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale established the pluralist theory of democracy—in which political outcomes are enacted through competitive, if unequal, interest groups—and introduced "polyarchy" as a descriptor of actual democratic mater: University of Washington, B.A. . Economic factors which weighed heavily against the process of democratization are all of the following, EXCEPT _____. Low debt The major contender to the liberal democracy, on an ideological level, in the post Cold War world is ___________.   “Democracy” is perhaps the most oft-quoted term in political science scholarship. It is not a definable category. But political pluralism, human rights, freedom, and a presence of a civil society generally constitute a modern democracy. While perhaps no country can claim to be a perfect democracy, it is only the Middle East that has stood Reviews: 2.


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