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Democracy in the Developing World Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East

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ISBN-10: 0745621422

ISBN-13: 9780745621425

Edition: 2001

Authors: Jeffrey Haynes

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Over the past decade, an increasing number of developing countries have made the transition to democracy. Adopting a comparative approach, Jeff Haynes examines why the transition has been easier in some countries than in others.
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 10/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.12" wide x 9.04" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

The Third Wave of Democracy
Introduction
The third wave of democracy and its ramifications
Forms of authoritarian rule
Forms of democracy
Types of democratic regime
Overall conclusions
Democratic Transitions and Structured Contingency
Democratic transitions in comparative perspective
Characteristics of democratic transitions
Structured contingency
Overall conclusions
Explaining Democratic Consolidation
What is democratic consolidation?
Democratic consolidation: political, economic and international dimensions
Theoretical perspectives and hypotheses on democratic consolidation
Latin America
Introduction
Structural impediments to democracy in Latin America
Democratic consolidation in Latin America Case studies: Mexico and Venezuela
Overall conclusions
East and South East Asia
Introduction
Structural impediments to democracy in East and South East Asia
Democratic consolidation in East and South East Asia
Case studies: South Korea and the Philippines
Overall conclusions
South Asia
Introduction
Structural impediments to democracy in South Asia
Democratic consolidation in South Asia
Case studies: India and Pakistan
Overall conclusions
Africa
Introduction
Structural impediments to democracy in Africa
Democratic consolidation in Africa
Case studies: South Africa and Ghana
Overall conclusions
The Middle East
Introduction
Structural impediments to democracy in the Middle
East Democratization in the Middle East
Case studies: Kuwait and Turkey
Overall conclusions
Conclusions
Structured contingency and democracy
Democratic consolidation in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East
The future
Appendix: the Freedom House Survey and Organization
Bibliography
Index