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Consolidating the Third Wave Democracies: Regional Challenges

Larry Diamond - Political Science - 1997 - 392 pages
The global trend that Samuel P. Huntington has dubbed the "third wave" of democratization has seen more than 60 countries experience democratic transitions since 1974. While ...
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The Construction of Democracy: Lessons from Practice and Research

Jorge I. Domínguez, Anthony Jones - Political Science - 2007 - 253 pages
How should democracies balance the hopes and constraints of their societies with the architecture of their constitutions and institutions to secure freedom, promote citizenship ...
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Developing Democracy: Toward Consolidation

Larry Diamond - Political Science - 1999 - 362 pages
In this book noted political sociologist Larry Diamond sets forth a distinctive theoretical perspective on democratic evolution and consolidation in the late twentieth century ...
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Federalism and Democracy in Latin America

Edward L. Gibson - Political Science - 2004 - 377 pages
Using theoretical essays and case studies, the authors address questions of how and when federal institutions matter for politics, policy-making and democratic practice. They ...
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Consolidating the Third Wave Democracies, Volume 1

Larry Diamond - Political Science - 1997 - 343 pages
The global trend that Samuel P. Huntington has dubbed the "third wave" of democratization has seen more than 60 countries experience democratic transitions since 1974. While ...
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The Failure of Presidential Democracy, Volume 1

Juan J. Linz - Political Science - 1994 - 192 pages
"With a superb cast of contributors and a well-chosen sample of countries, The Failure of Presidential Democracy treats a central issue in the world today, as more and more ...
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Assessing the Quality of Democracy

Larry Diamond, Leonardo Morlino - Political Science - 2005 - 284 pages
This volume focuses on the best ways to evaluate and improve the quality of new democratic regimes. The essays elaborate and refine several themes of democratic quality: the ...
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Debates on Democratization

Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, Philip J. Costopoulos - Political Science - 2010 - 313 pages
If democracy means anything, it means robust debates. Over the years, the pages of the Journal have certainly seen their share of lively and illuminating scholarly ...
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