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ISBN-10: 0534613004

ISBN-13: 9780534613006

Edition: 1st

Authors: WIARDA

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This text provides students and scholars with a sense of the distinct philosophies and political cultures that can shape different forms of democracy. Wiarda covers the theoretical and political cultural bases of democracy, explaining why democracy thrives or fails to take root in different societies. Unique in its coverage, this book is an invalauble text for any course that considers comparative democracy or transitions to democracy.
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List price: $21.75
Edition: 1st
Publisher: THOMSON

Introduction: Democracy and Democratization: Product of the Western Tradition or a Universal Phenomenon?
Liberalism and Social Democracy in Western Europe
Democracy in the Catholic South: Iberia and Latin America
Russia: Democracy Waylaid
East Asia: Economic Development First, then Democracy
Democracy in South Asia: India
Democracy in Africa: Does It Have a Chance?
Democracy and Islam: Are They Compatible?
Conclusion: Democracy in Its One and Many Forms