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The United Nations Democracy Agenda: A Conceptual History

Kirsten Haack

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079818
eISBN:
9781781703212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079818.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book provides a critical, conceptual-historical analysis of democracy at the United Nations, detailed in four ‘visions’ of democracy: civilization, elections, governance and developmental ... More


Conclusion: The Constitutive Failure of Democracy

Adrian Little

in Democratic Piety: Complexity, Conflict and Violence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633654
eISBN:
9780748652709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633654.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses the implications for democratic politics of a perspective informed by complexity theory and post-structuralist accounts of conflict and violence. It draws together the ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Confucian Political Theory—A Methodological Suggestion

Sungmoon Kim

in Democracy after Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190671235
eISBN:
9780190671266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190671235.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This final chapter emphasizes the critical importance of Confucian political theory’s acceptability to ordinary men and women actually living in East Asia, many of whom are not ready to accept or ... More


Innovation by Political Outsiders: Why Social Movements Innovate Early and Why It Rarely Matters

Ben Epstein

in The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores communication innovations made by American social movements over time. These movements share political communication goals and outsider status, which helps to connect innovation ... More


Historical Analysis

Miguel E. Basáñez and Ronald F. Inglehart

in A World of Three Cultures: Honor, Achievement and Joy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190270360
eISBN:
9780190270407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270360.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Political theorists have been examining the impact of culture and values on development for hundreds of years. Alexis de Tocqueville in the 19th century pointed to the importance of habits and mores ... More


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