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Democratization Studies

(Formerly Democratization Studies, Frank Cass)

Series Editor: Peter Burnell, Peter Calvert

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11-20 of 26 results in Democratization Studies
  1. 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 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Globality, Democracy and Civil Society

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jens Bartelson

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Globality, Democracy and Civil Society explores the relationship between the concepts of democracy and civil society through a comparison of their meaning and function in different historical and cultural contexts. This volume presents detailed contextual studies in Europe, North America, Japan,...

    Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Constructing Democracy in Southern Europe

    A comparative analysis of Italy, Spain and Turkey

    By Lauren M. McLaren

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Why are some regimes democratic while others are not? Specifically, how have Spain and Italy managed to become democratic while Turkey, which shares many similar characteristics, has not? Spain, Italy and Turkey have shared common historical features which would have been disruptive to any new...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  4. New Challenges to Democratization

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Richard Youngs

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This important text explores the widespread contention that new challenges and obstacles have arisen to democratization, assessing the claim that support for democratization around the world is facing a serious challenge. Bringing together leading international scholars of democratization,...

    Published November 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Global Democracy: For and Against

    Ethical Theory, Institutional Design and Social Struggles

    By Raffaele Marchetti

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book defends the case for the expansion of the democratic model to the global political sphere. Concentrating on the democratic deficit of international affairs, it examines the nexus between the phenomenon of international exclusion and the political response of global democracy. This...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Democratization in the Muslim World

    Changing Patterns of Authority and Power

    Edited by Frederic Volpi, Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book examines the role that political Islam plays in processes of democratization in the Muslim world, detailing the political processes that facilitate the collective learning of democratic ways of solving the practical problems of those polities. Democratization in the Muslim World...

    Published December 4th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Internet and Politics

    Citizens, voters and activists

    Edited by Sarah Oates, Diana Owen, Rachel K Gibson

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This volume explores the nature of the Internet's impact on civil society, addressing the following central questions: is the Internet qualitatively different from the more traditional forms of the media? has the Internet demonstrated real potential to improve civil society through a wider...

    Published December 18th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Democratization and the Judiciary

    The Accountability Function of Courts in New Democracies

    Edited by Roberto Gargarella, Siri Gloppen, Elin Skaar

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This title examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focusing on their ability to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside their constitutionally defined powers. The book also issues a warning: there are problems inherent in the...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Civil Society in Democratization

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Peter Calvert

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This title brings together competing theories of civil society with critical studies of the role of civil society in diverse situations and the way in which it has been promoted as the key to democratization. The combination of contemporary theory and practical applications provides valuable...

    Published February 26th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The European Union and Democracy Promotion

    The Case of North Africa

    Edited by Richard Gillespie, Richard Youngs

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Since the early 1990s, the European Union has pursued policies designed to promote democracy and respect for human rights in other parts of the world. This book offers a critical assessment of the strategy upon which this activity has been based....

    Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge