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Politicising democracy : the new local politics and democratisation
Introduction: The New Local Politics of Democratisation J.Harriss, K.Stokke & O.Tornquist Decentralisation in Indonesia: Less State, More Democracy? H.S.Nordholt Bossism and Democracy in theExpand
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Rethinking popular representation
PART I: INTRODUCTION The Problem is Representation! Towards an Analytical Framework O.Tornquist PART II: DEEPENING THE PERSPECTIVE What is the Relationship Between Participation and Representation?Expand
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Labour and democracy? Reflections on the Indonesian impasse
Conventional theories about the emergence of democracy have not proven particularly helpful in the case of Indonesia. For example, it was a capitalist crisis and not a process of socio-economicExpand
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Politics and Development: A Critical Introduction
Introduction PART ONE: THE STUDY OF THIRD WORLD POLITICS AND DEVELOPMENT The Problem Area The Sub-Discipline Analytical Approaches Political and Scientific Conjunctures PART TWO: THE DISCUSSION ONExpand
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Dynamics of peace and democratization. The Aceh lessons
The viability of the thesis that liberalization and democracy foster peace, security and development is at stake. The main critique is that more liberties and elections lead to more conflict andExpand
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Democratic ‘empowerment’ and democratisation of politics: Radical popular movements and the May 1992 Philippine elections
Why is it that struggles for freedom, civil rights and democracy become increasingly important in the third world and not least in the Far East? Recently, when Bangkok was paralysed by huge protestsExpand
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The Political Deficit of Substantial Democratisation
There is wide agreement that the essence of democracy is ‘popular control of public affairs based on political equality’. In addition democracy is characterised by the qualities of participation,Expand
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Assessing democracy from below: A framework and indonesian pilot study
The emerging crisis of both elitist and popular strategies of democratization calls for assessments of the problems and options in such a way that different arguments may be put to the test whileExpand
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Popular Politics of Representation: New Lessons from the Pioneering Projects in Indonesia, Kerala, and the Philippines
Although it is true that the world-renowned post-colonial attempts at popular representation in Indonesia, the Indian state of Kerala, and the Philippines suffered from the subordination ofExpand
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