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Developing Democracy: Toward Consolidation
In this book noted political sociologist Larry Diamond sets forth a distinctive theoretical perspective on democratic evolution and consolidation in the late twentieth century. Rejecting theories
Elections Without Democracy: Thinking About Hybrid Regimes
Many countries have adopted the form of democracy with little of its substance.This makes the task of classifying regimes more difficult,but also more important.
The Self Restraining State: Power and Accountability in New Democracies
This text states that democratic governments must be accountable to the electorate; but they must also be subject to restraint and oversight by other public agencies. The state must control itself.
Is the Third Wave Over?
Since the overthrow of Portugal's dictatorial regime in April 1974, the number of democracies in the world has multiplied dramatically. Before the start of this global trend toward democracy, there
The Quality of Democracy: An Overview
Abstract:As democracy has spread to a majority of the world’s states over the past three decades, many scholars, politicians, activists, and aid administrators have gone from asking why transitions
The Spirit of Democracy: The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World
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Facing Up to the Democratic Recession
Larry Diamond is founding coeditor of the Journal of Democracy, se- nior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, and
Economic Development and Democracy Reconsidered
First publis6ed in the Anrerican Political Science Review in 1959, Seymour Martin Lipset’s essay, &dquo;Some Social Requisites of Democracy: Economic Development and Political Legitimacy,&dquo; has