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Introduction

Alexandra Barahona de Brito, Carmen González‐Enríquez, and Paloma Aguilar

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The general aim of this book is to shed light on how countries deal with legacies of repression during a transition from authoritarian or totalitarian rule to democratic rule. Two broad kinds of ... More


Justice, Politics, and Memory in the Spanish Transition

Paloma Aguilar

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In all processes of political change the emerging regime must face the difficult task of deciding what to do with the legacies of the former dictatorship, which people were working for the previous ... More


Conclusions

Georgina Waylen

in Engendering Transitions: Women's Mobilization, Institutions and Gender Outcomes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248032
eISBN:
9780191714894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248032.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The conclusion gives an overview of how the changes in citizenship, participation and policymaking that have been part of transitions to democracy are gendered and lays out the circumstances under ... More


Negotiating Truth and Justice in the Transition to Democracy in Uruguay, 1980–1985

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this first chapter of Part II of the book (Truth and Justice in Transition), an examination is made of how the issues of truth and justice evolved in the transitional period (1980–85) in Uruguay. ... More


A Crisis of Institutionalization: The Collapse of the UCD in Spain

Richard Gunther and Jonathan Hopkin

in Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246748
eISBN:
9780191599385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246742.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political parties are such a fundamental part of democratic political life that they take on an appearance of stability and solidity that is rarely questioned—hence, when a political party collapses, ... More


Truth and Justice in the Transitional Period in Chile, 1988–1990

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In this second chapter of Part II of the book (Truth and Justice in Transition), an examination is made of how the issues of truth and justice evolved in the transitional period (1988–90) in Chile. ... More


Introduction

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Introduction is given to the subject (and structure) of the book: the analysis of Uruguayan and Chilean attempts to resolve the human rights’ violation conflicts inherited from military-state ... More


Confronting Legacies of State Repression: Uruguay and Chile in Comparative Perspective

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the first of two ‘stage-setting’ chapters in Part I of the book (Problems of Transitional Truth and Justice in Comparative Perspective, and Human Rights’ Violations under Military rule in ... More


Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book analyses the Uruguayan and Chilean experiences with the transitional politics of truth and justice regarding past human rights violations. These policies are shaped by the legacy of ... More


Poland

Ania Van Der Meer Krok‐Paszkowska

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The eight years of post‐communist democratic rule in Poland have been marked by a struggle between rival constitutional agendas, and although the institutional set‐up has remained the same as under ... More


The Dynamic of Military Repression in Uruguay and Chile: Ideology and Resistance to Truth and Justice

Alexandra Barahona de Brito

in Human Rights and Democratization in Latin America: Uruguay and Chile

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280385
eISBN:
9780191598852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280386.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

A comparative examination is made of the breakdown of democratic rule, the repression, and the justification for the methods used by the military in Uruguay and Chile. The description of the nature ... More


The Empire of Democracy: Reading Indian Politics through Tocqueville

Sudipta Kaviraj

in Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077473
eISBN:
9780199081745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077473.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

‘Transition to democracy’ is a phrase that can refer to two entirely different processes of political change. First, ‘transition to democracy’ can mean a transition from modern authoritarian or ... More


Romania

Tony Verheijen

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Romania emerged from one of the darkest periods in its history in December 1989, when Ceauşsescu's regime was overthrown, leaving Romania with a traumatized population and a devastated economy, and ... More


Opposition Parties and Democratization in Africa

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Why do we see such variation in the success of democratization across the developing world? Why are some pro-democracy movements successful, while others remain weak? Chapter 1 introduces the reader ... More


Regime change and international variables

Francesco Cavatorta

in The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076169
eISBN:
9781781701980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076169.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The literature on transitions to democracy emphasises three distinct clusters of explanations for their occurrence and development. The first is termed ‘preconditions of democracy’, whereby countries ... More


The Effects of Political and Economic Transition on International Migration in Central and Eastern Europe

Marek OkÓlski

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Until the late 1980s, Central and Eastern Europe was a region relatively isolated from the other parts of the world, and foreign travel was administratively restricted. The freedom of movement ... More


The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?

Francesco Cavatorta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076169
eISBN:
9781781701980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076169.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book builds a theoretical framework through which previously neglected international factors are brought into the analyses of transitions to democracy. It then explores the case of Algeria. It ... More


The Impact of Regime Change and Economic Restructuring on Mexico’s Labor Relations, 1988–2012

Jean François Mayer

in Labor Politics in Latin America: Democracy and Worker Organization in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400455
eISBN:
9781683400677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400455.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Despite Mexico’s economic restructuring to a market-based model and its transition to democracy, two processes that should have yielded changes in labor legislation and the practice of labor ... More


Islamism and democracy: international perceptions

Francesco Cavatorta

in The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076169
eISBN:
9781781701980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076169.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The international dimension of the failed process of democratisation in Algeria indirectly addresses very important contemporary issues about the prospects of democracy in the Arab world. It is ... More


Explaining Algeria's transition: the international connection

Francesco Cavatorta

in The International Dimension of the Failed Algerian Transition: Democracy Betrayed?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076169
eISBN:
9781781701980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076169.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a framework of transitions to democracy that includes international variables (external shocks, direct active policies of international actors, and larger trends in the ... More


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