The global divergence of democracies

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: NetLibrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Diamond, Larry Jay., Plattner, Marc F., 1945-
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Series:Journal of democracy book
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of 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 Ju̿rgen 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.