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Transitions to democracy

Kathryn Stoner-Weiss

Transitions to democracy

a comparative perspective

by Kathryn Stoner-Weiss

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democratization,
  • Case studies,
  • Regime change,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Kathryn Stoner-Weiss and Michael McFaul
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC489 .T72 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25372156M
    ISBN 101421408139, 1421408147, 1421408775
    ISBN 109781421408132, 9781421408149, 9781421408774
    LC Control Number2012023935

    The authors argue that the mode of transition directly impacts the success and failure of democracy, and suggest that cooperative transitions, .   As countries from Libya to Tunisia to Myanmar navigate complex paths to democracy, a new CFR book offers insights and recommendations from political and economic transitions that have unfolded in.

      The first theory of democratization is that of Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba. As initially illustrated in the book “The Civic Culture: Political Attitudes and Democracy in Five Nations, An Analytic Study,” Almond and Verba explore the relationship between political culture and democracy by studying the overall values and attitudes of five different countries. Now this collection of essays by distinguished scholars responds to and extends Rustow's classic work, Transitions to Democracy--which originated as a special issue of the journal Comparative Politics and contains three new articles written especially for this volume--represents much of the current state of the large and growing literature on Brand: Columbia University Press.

    TRANSITIONS TO DEMOCRACY AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION: THEORETICAL AND COMPARATIVE ISSUES Scott Mainwaring Working Paper # - November Scott Mainwaring is Associate Professor of Government and Senior Fellow of the Kellogg Institute at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of The Catholic Church and Politics inFile Size: KB. Thus, impunity is the price that the people of various Latin American countries have been paying ever since the s. It has been the price for the transition to democracy, the recovery of their freedoms, and the promise of development and economic justice.


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Transitions to Democracy yields strong comparisons and insights. For instance, the study reveals that efforts led by the elite and involving the military are generally unsuccessful, whereas mass mobilization, civic groups, and new media have become significant factors in supporting and sustaining democratic actors.

This collection of writings 5/5(2). The editors’ conclusion distills lessons about how democratic transitions have been and can be carried out in a changing world, emphasizing the importance of political leadership. This unique book should be valuable for political leaders, civil society activists, journalists, scholars, and all who want to support democratic transitions.

Now this collection of essays by distinguished scholars responds to and extends Rustow's classic work, Transitions to Democracy--which originated as a special issue of the journal Comparative Politics and contains three new articles written especially for this volume--represents much of the current state of the large and growing literature on.

The book argues that in spite of the restrictive nature of top-down transitions, they offer a better opportunity for democratic consolidation because of the consensus between elites of the pro-democracy regime and their counterparts in the authoritarian regime, a condition that is normally absent under bottom-up : Samuel E.

Quainoo. “Transitions to Democracy” is one of these inspired exercises. While the cases cited very much reflect its time, Rustow's analytical perspective is far from dated. Indeed, though written well before the Spanish and Portuguese.

Transitions to Democracy yields strong comparisons and insights. For instance, the study reveals that efforts led by the elite and involving the military are generally unsuccessful, whereas mass mobilization, civic groups, and new media have become significant factors in supporting and sustaining democratic actors.

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press, Democratic Transitions: Conversations with World Leaders is a unique exploration of how countries become democracies, and the first volume in any language that focuses on learning lessons from political leaders about promoting and managing democratic transitions.

An initiative of International IDEA, the book. Transitions to Democracy Toward a Dynamic Model Dankwart A. Rustow* I What conditions make democracy possible and what conditions make it thrive. Thinkers from Locke to Tocqueville and A.

Lind-say have given many answers. Democracy, we are told, is rooted in man's innate capacity for self-government or in the Christian ethi. Transitions to democracy: toward a dynamic model / Dankwart A.

Rustow --Constitution, The Federalist papers and the transition to democracy / Irving Leonard Markovitz --The political economy of democratic transition / Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman --Adding collective actors to collective outcomes: labor and recent democratization in.

Transitions signal relationships between ideas—relationships such as: “Another example coming up—stay alert!” or “Here’s an exception to my previous statement” or “Although this idea appears to be true, here’s the real story.” Basically, transitions provide the reader with directions for how to piece together your ideas into.

Democratization (or democratisation) is the transition to a more democratic political regime, including substantive political changes moving in a democratic may be the transition from an authoritarian regime to a full democracy, a transition from an authoritarian political system to a semi-democracy or transition from a semi-authoritarian political system to a democratic.

In addition to providing a definition of regime change and its key features the chapter shows the characteristics of ‘first’ transitions and installations. The subsequent transitions are also analysed with a specific emphasis on the wide range of variations and on the different, relevant explanatory factors.

The chapter also addresses, first, the issue of the role of parties and possible. Are the factors that initiate democratization the same as those that maintain a democracy already established. The scholarly and policy debates over this question have never been more urgent.

InDankwart A. Rustow's clairvoyant article "Transitions to Democracy: Toward a Dynamic Model" questioned the conflation of the primary causes and sustaining conditions of.

Suggested Citation: "Transitions to Democracy in Africa." National Research Council. Democratization in Africa: African Views, African Voices. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / As authoritarian regimes in Africa increasingly are being challenged across the continent, participants were hopeful that. In reconsidering his essay, “Transitions to Democracy,” two decades later, Dankwart Rustow offered the modest assessment that “my article has been widely quoted in the growing political science literature; yet, rereading it in the light of current events, it is obvious that the model needs to be modified and expanded.”¹ Rustow went on to declare that in his earlier model of.

Transitions to Democracy yields strong comparisons and insights. For instance, the study reveals that efforts led by the elite and involving the military are generally unsuccessful, whereas mass mobilization, civic groups, and new media have become significant factors in supporting and sustaining democratic : Johns Hopkins University Press.

Definition. In his book The Third Wave, Huntington defined a democratic wave as "a group of transitions from nondemocratic to democratic regimes that occur within a specified period of time and that significantly outnumber transitions in the opposite directions during that period of time.” (Huntington15).

Mainwaring and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán (, 70) offer a similar. This book brings together research on democratization processes and constitutional justice by examining the role of three generations of European constitutional courts in the transitions to democracy that took place in Europe in the twentieth century.

Using a. In her excellent new book on Russia’s transition from the faltering democracy of the s to the Putinist present, Masha Gessen shares the tale of the sociologist Yuri Levada, who conducted a. The book offers insights into more effective action in peacebuilding in light of the short-term negative effects that democratization can introduce.

It is a thought-provoking work that seeks both to advance theory and to provide policy-relevant findings to facilitate more effective and durable transitions from war to democracy.

The Preconditions of Social Identity of a Small State in Transition to Democracy Words | 14 Pages. The Preconditions of Social Identity of a Small State in Transition to Democracy ABSTRACT: The definition of social identity consists of two parts.

First, it means protection against threats to the nation’s existence and well-being.This book brings together research on democratization processes and constitutional justice by examining the role of three generations of European constitutional courts in the transitions to democracy that took place in Europe in the twentieth century.Book Description.

Democratic transitions have occurred in many countries in various regions across the globe, such as Southern Europe, Latin America, Africa, East and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and these nations have undergone simuntaneously political, economic and social transformations.