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The Democratic Culture of Unified Germany

Dieter Fuchs

in Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Government

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295686
eISBN:
9780191600043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295685.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Taking the example of unified Germany, this chapter examines how a democratic culture can develop among people who have lived for decades in an autocratic state. The first section outlines the ... More


Decrease of Political Disillusionment and Apathy?

Margit Tavits

in Presidents with Prime Ministers: Do Direct Elections Matter?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553327
eISBN:
9780191721007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553327.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 addresses a third prevalent issue regarding presidential elections—the extent to which direct elections strengthen democratic practices. Empirical analyses using global and European samples ... More


The View from Inside the Machine: Democratic Attitudes in Dominant-Party Enclaves

Jonathan T. Hiskey and Mason W. Moseley

in Life in the Political Machine: Dominant-Party Enclaves and the Citizens They Produce

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197500408
eISBN:
9780197500439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500408.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores the proposition that intranational differences in political culture are one consequence of an uneven political regime landscape in which subnational dominant-party enclaves ... More


Democracy

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the mechanisms underlying the large and temporally resilient democratic values deficit among residents of post-communist countries. While a number of pre-communist and ... More


Choosing to Work for the State

Bryn Rosenfeld

in The Autocratic Middle Class: How State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691192185
eISBN:
9780691209777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192185.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter uses survey data to investigate the political orientations and career aspirations of students who intend to join Russia's public-sector. It examines a range of factors highlighted by ... More


How Pluralist Democracy Became the Consensual Discourse Among Secular and Nonsecular Muslims in Indonesia

Mirjam Künkler

in Democracy and Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161916
eISBN:
9780231535052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161916.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses the crucial question of how democratic attitudes emerged within the major Muslim civil society groups in Indonesia, the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and the Muhammadiyah. Key religious ... More


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