Diamond consolidating the third wave democracies
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. Huntington has dubbed the "third wave" of democratization has seen more than 60 countries experience democratic transitions since 1974.The first paperback volume, Themes and Perspectives, addresses issues of institutional design, civil-military relations, civil society, and economic development. Linz, Guillermo O'Donnell, Adam Przeworski, Philippe C. The second paperback volume, Regional Challenges, focuses on developments in Southern Europe, Latin America, Russia, and East Asia, particularly Taiwan and China. Plattner, counselor at the National Endowment for Democracy, are codirectors of the International Forum for Democratic Studies.It brings together some of the world's foremost scholars of democratization, including Robert A. It contains essays by leading regional experts, including Yun-han Chu, P. They are also coeditors of the Journal of Democracy.
While the number of “electoral democracies” has tripled since 1974, the rate of increase has slowed every year since 1991 (when the number jumped by almost 20 percent) and is now near zero.Consolidating the Third Wave Democracies provides an in-depth analysis of the challenges that they face.In addition to the complete hardcover edition, Consolidating the Third Wave Democracies is available in two paperback volumes, each introduced by the editors and organized for convenient course use. Larry Diamond, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Marc F.This seminar will begin with the conceptual issues: What do we mean by democracy and by "democratic consolidation"? How far have the new democracies of the world progressed toward consolidation?To what extent do more established democracies in the developing world show signs of deconsolidation?
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Yun-han Chu is professor of political science at National Taiwan University.