The Challenges of Theories on Democracy: Elaboration Over New Trends in Transitology

The Challenges of Theories on Democracy: Elaboration Over New Trends in Transitology

by Stein Ugelvik Larsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880339861

ISBN-13: 9780880339865

Pub. Date: 09/19/2000

Publisher: East European Monographs

This book brings the collected wisdom of several world-renowned political scientists to bear on what is now termed "transitology" — the study of changes from an authoritarian regime to a democratic government.  See more details below

Overview

This book brings the collected wisdom of several world-renowned political scientists to bear on what is now termed "transitology" — the study of changes from an authoritarian regime to a democratic government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880339865
Publisher:
East European Monographs
Publication date:
09/19/2000
Series:
EEM Social Science Monographs Series
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.68(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface, by Stein Ugelvik Larsen1. On the general conditions for democracy, by Seymour Martin Lipset2. Neo-corporatism and the consolidation of Neo-democracy, by Philippe C. Schmitter3. Changing values and changing societies: The impact of mass belief systems on political change, by Ronald Inglehart4. East European exceptionalism as a challenge to democratization, by Claus Offe5. Incommensurability? On the comparison of Eastern and Southern regime changes, by Harald Waldrauch6. Post-Communist Russia: Democratic transitions and transition theories, by Andrei Melville7. Integrative strategies for the study of regime change, by James Mahoney and Richard Snyder8. The Polish Round Table: A game theory analysis, by Josep M. Colomer9. The East German transition games, by Kurt-Henning Tvedt10. Coalition games as stabilizing or destabilizing factors during the Great Depression, by Ekkart Zimmerman11. The Russian Transition: An Integrative Approach, by Natalja Altermark12. Is there an optimal model for democracy?, by Miroslav Novak13. Advanced totalitarianism: The most obvious contradiction to democracy?, by Klaus-Dietmar Henke14. Anticipations of the failure of communism, by Seymour Martin Lipset and Gyorgy Benche15. Challenges to democratic theory, by Stein Ugelvik LarsenPresentation of AuthorsIndex

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