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Democratization Studies

(Formerly Democratization Studies, Frank Cass)

Series Editor: Peter Burnell, Peter Calvert

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1-10 of 25 results in Democratization Studies
  1. Democratic Transitions

    Modes and Outcomes

    By Sujian Guo, Gary A Stradiotto

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Democratic transitions have occurred in many countries in various regions across the globe, such as Southern Europe, Latin America, Africa, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and these nations have undergone simuntaneously political, economic and social transformations....

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Democracy and Democratization in Comparative Perspective

    Conceptions, Conjunctures, Causes, and Consequences

    By Jørgen Møller, Svend-Erik Skaaning

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book provides an introduction to democratic theory and empirical research on democracy and democratization. The book first examines conceptions of democracy from the origins in ancient Greece to the present day, then tracks when and where modern democracy has developed. On this basis, the book...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Democracy Promotion and Conflict-Based Reconstruction

    The United States & Democratic Consolidation in Bosnia, Afghanistan & Iraq

    By Matthew Alan Hill

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book investigates US foreign policy and tests the hypothesis that transition-inspired democracy promotion will successfully establish liberal democracy around the world, and thus fulfil the aims of the American mission and its application of the democratic peace. It features two detailed case...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Democratization and Ethnic Minorities

    Conflict or compromise?

    Edited by Jacques Bertrand, Oded Haklai

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Many new democracies are characterized by majority dominance and ethnocentrism. Varying paths or transitions toward democracy create very different outcomes for how ethnic identities, communities and politics are recognized. This book illustrates the varied consequences of democratization, from...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Comparative International Politics of Democracy Promotion

    Edited by Jonas Wolff, Hans-Joachim Spanger, Hans-Jürgen Puhle

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Though scholarly attention to democracy promotion is increasing, there is still little comparative and theoretically-based work on the protagonists of democracy promotion. This book investigates the motives that drive democracy promotion in a comparative and theoretically oriented manner, exploring...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Multiple Democracies in Europe

    Political Culture in New Member States

    By Paul Blokker

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book provides an in-depth discussion and analysis of democracy in Europe, with a focus on the new EU member states, and makes an important and original contribution to the debate on the future of European democracy. Author Paul Blokker seeks to provide a critical reconceptualization of the...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Ethnic Politics and Democratic Transition in Rwanda

    By David E. Kiwuwa

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book offers an examination of how a deeply divided post-conflict society embarks on democratic transition. Using Rwanda as the case study, it combines analysis of democratic transition and ethnopolitical debate, asking why deeply divided ethnic societies have a tendency to fail. Though...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Conceptual Politics of Democracy Promotion

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Milja Kurki

    Series: Democratization Studies

    How do different meanings of the concept of ‘democracy’ operate in democracy promotion? How do conceptual decisions influence real political events? How is policy and reflection on democracy promotion shaped by the way different practitioners and scholars understand democracy? The Conceptual...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Requisites of Democracy

    Conceptualization, Measurement, and Explanation

    By Jørgen Møller, Svend-Erik Skaaning

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book brings together the conceptual and theoretical writings of Joseph Schumpeter, Robert A. Dahl, Guillermo O’Donnell, and T. H. Marshall. It demonstrates that most of the different conceptions of democracy in the democratization literature can be ordered in one systematic regime...

    Published June 26th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Consolidation of Democracy

    Comparing Europe and Latin America

    By Carsten Q. Schneider

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book investigates the successes and failures in consolidating those democratic regimes that emerged in Europe and Latin America in the last quarter of the 20th century. The theoretical approach developed combines the most prominent political-institutional and socio-structural approaches to...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge