Democratizations : comparisons, confrontations, and contrasts /

A cross-disciplinary examination of democratization, as seen in different attempts at it across the globe. Democracy is not in steady state and democratizations are open-ended processes; they depend on structures and functions in systemic contexts that idiosyncratically evolve in tone, tenor, direct...

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Other Authors: Ciprut, Jose V.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Democratizations: perspectives and contexts / Jose V. Ciprut
  • From rule of law to freedoms to enlightened self-government: emplacement of value in democratization / Charles F. Doran
  • Liberal democracy: interrogating the premises and inferences / Aryeh Botwinick
  • Globalizations and democratizations: forces, counterforces / Henry Teune
  • Federalism: the highest stage of democracy? / John Kincaid
  • Democratizing the European Union: with or without popular sovereignty? / Andreas Heinemann-Gruder
  • Democratizations in central Europe: comparative perspectives / Jerzy J. Wiatr
  • Russian civil society: elite versus mass attitudes to the democratization of Russia / Vladimir Shlapentokh
  • Development without democratization? China, law, and the east Asian model / Jacques DeLisle
  • Democratizations in Africa: attempts, hindrances, and prospects / Stephen Brown, Paul Kaiser
  • Immigration from and democratizations in Latin America: crossing the Mexico-U.S. border / Douglas S. Massey, S. Mara Perez
  • Voice, participation, and the globalization of communication systems / James Patrick McDaniel, Timothy Kuhn, Stanley Deetz
  • Democratic prospects in undemocratic times / Patrick J. Deneen
  • Pictures at an exhibition in the guise of an epilogue / Jose V. Ciprut.