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Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Manal A. Jamal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Democracy aid has grown considerably since the end of the Cold War. In the late 1980s, less than US$1 billion a year went to democracy assistance; by 2015, the estimated total was more than $10 ... More


Defending Democratic Norms: International Actors and the Politics of Electoral Misconduct

Daniela Donno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199991280
eISBN:
9780199363230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199991280.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Although nearly every country in the world today holds multiparty elections, these contests are often blatantly unfair. Governments that engage in electoral misconduct may reap the benefits of higher ... More


From the Brink to ‘Triumph’: The Twentieth Century

Christopher Hobson

in The Rise of Democracy: Revolution, War and Transformations in International Politics Since 1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748692811
eISBN:
9781474416184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692811.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the ‘long war’ between the competing ideologies of democracy, communism and fascism that defined the twentieth century. Only decades after World War One, democracy’s existence ... More


Forming, Remodeling, and Reforming: Expanding the Evidence and Implications

Paul Poast and Johannes Urpelainen

in Organizing Democracy: How International Organizations Assist New Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226543345
eISBN:
9780226543512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543512.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter offers further qualitative evidence on the link between new democracies and IO formation and demonstrates the broader applicability of our theory. The chapter begins by describing the ... More


Introduction

DANIELA DONNO

in Defending Democratic Norms: International Actors and the Politics of Electoral Misconduct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199991280
eISBN:
9780199363230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199991280.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The majority of elections held around the world today are marked by systematic government interference and manipulation. But what consequences do governments face for engaging in electoral ... More


Beyond Professionalization: Foreign Aid and the Transformation of the Women’s Sectors

Manal A. Jamal

in Promoting Democracy: The Force of Political Settlements in Uncertain Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811380
eISBN:
9781479898763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811380.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Departing from professionalization explanations, this chapter demonstrates how the level of inclusiveness of the political settlement in each case shaped the impact of donor assistance on the women’s ... More


Introduction: Beyond the ‘End of History’

Christopher Hobson

in The Rise of Democracy: Revolution, War and Transformations in International Politics Since 1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748692811
eISBN:
9781474416184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692811.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter provides an introduction to the central arguments and themes of the book. It considers the standing of democracy following the end of the Cold War, noting that liberal democracy still ... More


EU and EU member states’ responses to the Arab Spring1

Irene Fernández-Molina

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter argues that the EU’s response(s) to the Arab Spring can be best described as hybrid and is (are) closely reflective of the very hybridity of the EU’s international identity. On the one ... More


Conclusion

DANIELA DONNO

in Defending Democratic Norms: International Actors and the Politics of Electoral Misconduct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199991280
eISBN:
9780199363230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199991280.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter concludes the study by summarizing its findings, highlighting its pressing relevance for developing countries, and discussing its implications for elections, democracy promotion, and ... More


Rumsfeld’s exit strategy

Stephen Benedict Dyson

in Leaders in conflict: Bush and Rumsfeld in Iraq

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719091704
eISBN:
9781781706978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091704.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter covers Iraq policy from June 2004 until mid-2006 from the standpoint of security and of politics, analyzing Bush and Rumsfeld's conceptions of what was necessary and the conflict between ... More


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