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Democratization Theory and International Administration

Oisín Tansey

in Regime-Building: Democratization and International Administration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561032
eISBN:
9780191721496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561032.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter uses and modifies some of the concepts developed in the transitions literature in the past in order to develop a theoretical framework that can incorporate the extensive international ... More


Estonia and Latvia: International Influences on Citizenship and Minority Integration

Vello Pettai

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Argues that the Baltic states, mainly Estonia and Latvia, represent examples of the complicated sequence of endogenously derived transition and exogenously influenced consolidation. These democratic ... More


The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Philip N. Howard

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Around the developing world, political leaders face a dilemma: the very information and communication technologies that boost economic fortunes also undermine power structures. Globally, one in ten ... More


Market‐Oriented Development Strategies and State–Society Relations in New Democracies: Lessons from Contemporary Chile and Spain

Eric Hershberg

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Discusses Spain under the Socialist government of Felipe González and post‐Pinochet Chile under the Concertación as potential “social democratic” models, embodying what many view as a successful ... More


Conclusion: Information Technology and Democratic Islam

Philip N. Howard

in The Digital Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Information Technology and Political Islam

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736416
eISBN:
9780199866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736416.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter takes a transnational approach to answering a crucial question: What role does the internet have in the democratic transitions of Muslim countries? The previous four chapters reviewed ... More


Slovenia: From Elite Consensus to Democratic Consolidation

Milo Cerar

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 1: Institutional Engineering

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244089
eISBN:
9780191600364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244081.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Describes how the Slovenian transition from communism to democratic consolidation influenced the institutional engineering in Slovenia. Since there was no real tradition of statehood or experience ... More


Winning and Losing in Old and New Democracies

Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Ola Listhaug

in Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276387
eISBN:
9780191602719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276382.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines the dimensions of losers’ consent in old and new democracies. We expect that losing has stronger negative effects in new democracies relative to mature democracies since losers have not yet ... More


The Impasse of Third World Democratization: Africa Revisited

Georg Sørensen

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Argues that although many Third World countries have experienced democratic openings, a large part of them are stuck in the initial phases of a democratic transition. International actors have ... More


The Presidentialization of Spanish Democracy: The Presidentialization of Spanish Democracy: Sources of Prime Ministerial Power in Sources of Prime Ministerial Power in Post‐Franco Spain

Ingrid van Biezen and Jonathan Hopkin

in The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Spain is a good example of a formally parliamentary regime subject to presidentializing pressures. This chapter examines the foundations of this presidentialization, focusing on three broad areas: ... More


Building Democracy in Romania: Internal Shortcomings and External Neglect

Tom Gallagher

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Argues that the process of building democracy in Romania is dependent on a favourable external environment and active support from abroad. However, Romania has benefited far less from external ... More


Introduction

Roderic Ai Camp

in The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199742851
eISBN:
9780199866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742851.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter discusses reasons for interest in and examination of Mexican leadership over four decades, and the scholarly basis of the study, including looking at original sources, such ... More


Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Ola Listhaug

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276387
eISBN:
9780191602719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276382.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Democratic elections are designed to create unequal outcomes—for some to win, others have to lose. This book examines the consequences of this inequality for the legitimacy of democratic political ... More


Rational Choice, Area Expertise, and Democratic Transition in Developing Societies: A Theoretical Framework

HeeMin Kim

in Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129945
eISBN:
9780813135748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129945.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses rational choice theory and the aims and purposes of this book. Rational choice theory has been applied in many subfields of political science, such as international relations ... More


Social Movements, Individual Rights, and Democratic Transitions

Joe Foweraker and Todd Landman

in Citizenship Rights and Social Movements: A Comparative and Statistical Analysis

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240463
eISBN:
9780191696831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240463.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter first reviews the principal propositions regarding the relationship between individual rights and social movements, and examines the evidence in support by summarizing the results of the ... More


The Democratization of Authoritarian States

John S. Dryzek and Simon Niemeyer

in Foundations and Frontiers of Deliberative Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199562947
eISBN:
9780191595042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562947.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Deliberation is now ubiquitous in the theory and practice of democracy – except when it comes to comparative studies of the democratization of states emerging from authoritarianism. Democratization ... More


Conclusion: Graceful Losers and the Democratic Bargain

Christopher J. Anderson, André Blais, Shaun Bowler, Todd Donovan, and Ola Listhaug

in Losers' Consent: Elections and Democratic Legitimacy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276387
eISBN:
9780191602719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276382.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Summarizes the arguments made in the book about the impact of election outcomes on people’s attitudes about government and reviews the evidence assembled in the empirical chapters. Specifically, it ... More


Has Democracy Favored Women Politicians?

Roderic Ai Camp

in The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199742851
eISBN:
9780199866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742851.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The most significant contribution women make in terms of altering career patterns among leading politicians is their significantly greater emphasis on legislative careers. A fascinating general ... More


The Vanguard: Change in South Korea

David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring

in The Next Frontier: National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337402
eISBN:
9780199868674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337402.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In South Korea and Taiwan, capital punishment has been highly open to change during the development and democratization processes, and its importance in those societies has been deeply political and ... More


What Does a Democratic Army Look Like?

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses some of the useful theoretical contributions that inform the study of civil–military relations and democratization in different political environments. The course of democratic ... More


Introduction: Regime Change During the Third Wave: From Dictatorship to Democracy And Back

Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman

in Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elites, and Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172149
eISBN:
9781400882984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172149.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book examines regime change during the so-called Third Wave by focusing on transitions to and from democratic rule, taking into account factors such as the nature of authoritarian and democratic ... More


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