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Inequality and Democratization An Elite-Competition Approach

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ISBN-10: 0521168791

ISBN-13: 9780521168793

Edition: 2014

Authors: Ben W. Ansell, David J. Samuels

List price: $37.95
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Research on the economic origins of democracy and dictatorship has shifted away from the impact of growth and turned toward the question of how different patterns of growth - equal or unequal - shape regime change. This book offers a new theory of the historical relationship between economic modernization and the emergence of democracy on a global scale, focusing on the effects of land and income inequality. Contrary to most mainstream arguments, Ben W. Ansell and David J. Samuels suggest that democracy is more likely to emerge when rising, yet politically disenfranchised, groups demand more influence because they have more to lose, rather than when threats of redistribution to elite…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/22/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 5.91" wide x 8.90" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English