Transitions from Authoritarian Rule Tentative Conclusions about Uncertain Democracies
List price: $28.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee
If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.
Learn more about our returns policy
Description: Political science scholars consider the four-volume work Transitions from Authoritarian Rule to be a foundational text for studying the process of democratization, specifically in those cases where an authoritarian regime is giving way to some form of democratic government. The most important of the four books is without a doubt the fourth volume, Tentative Conclusions about Uncertain Democracies, also known as "the little green book." Transitions from Authoritarian Rule was the first book in any language to systematically compare the process of transition from authoritarianism across a broad range of countries. Political democracy is not the only possible outcome. Guillermo O’Donnell, Philippe C. Schmitter, and Laurence Whitehead emphasize that it's not the revolution but the transition that is critical to the growth of a democratic state. This ground-breaking insight remains highly relevant as the ramifications of the Arab Spring continue to play out.This reissue features a new foreword by Cynthia J. Arnson, director of the Latin American Program at the Woodow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Abraham F. Lowenthal, founding director of the Latin American Program, who wrote the original volume's foreword.
Rush Rewards U
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Limited time offer:
Get the first one free!
All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 5/21/2013
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
|Foreword to the 1986 edition|
|Defining Some Concepts (and Exposing Some Assumptions)|
|Opening (and Undermining) Authoritarian Regimes|
|Negotiating (and Renegotiating) Pacts|
|Resurrecting Civil Society (and Restructuring Public Space)|
|Convoking Elections (and Provoking Parties)|
|Concluding (but Not Capitulating) with a Metaphor|