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Democratization Studies

(Formerly Democratization Studies, Frank Cass)

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Opposition and Democracy in South Africa

    Edited by Roger Southall

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This collection examines the nature, scope and prospects for political opposition under African National Congress political dominance....

    Published June 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. Party Development and Democratic Change in Post-communist Europe

    Edited by Paul Lewis

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This work surveys processes of party development in the context of the ten years of democratic change in post-communist eastern Europe. It examines the capacity of the former ruling parties to attract contemporary voters and their role in contributing to the consolidation of the new democratic...

    Published May 7th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Democracy Assistance

    International Co-operation for Democratization

    Edited by Peter Burnell

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This examination of how Western governments support democracy worldwide considers how countries use this aid. Attention is paid to post-conflict situations and semi-authoritarian regimes where democratization has stalled, and international support of democratic decentralization is assessed....

    Published November 29th 2000 by Routledge

  7. The Internet, Democracy and Democratization

    Edited by Peter Ferdinand

    Series: Democratization Studies

    The Internet is transforming relations between states and citizens. This study gives examples of how it is creating new political communities at various levels, both in democracies and authoritarian regimes. It is also used by marginalized anti-democratic groups such as neo-Nazis....

    Published April 29th 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Resilience of Democracy

    Persistent Practice, Durable Idea

    Edited by Peter Burnell, Peter Calvert

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This volume brings together studies of the small number of previously established states that have retained and/or restored democracy despite - in many cases - formidable economic, social or political challenges. It seeks to establish common themes, whether or not they appear to fit a grand casual...

    Published April 29th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Democratization and the Media

    Edited by Vicky Randall

    Series: Democratization Studies

    Mass communications media play a potentially crucial role both in democratization and in ensuring democracy's survival. The essays in this volume analyse differing aspects of the complex relationship between the media and democracy in a diverse range of national contexts....

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge