Comparative Politics: Principles of Democracy and Democratization / Edition 1

Comparative Politics: Principles of Democracy and Democratization / Edition 1

by John T. Ishiyama
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405186860

ISBN-13: 9781405186865

Pub. Date: 05/10/2011

Publisher: Wiley

By revealing the contextual conditions which promote or hinder democratic development, Comparative Politics shows how democracy may not be the best institutional arrangement given a country's unique set of historical, economic, social, cultural and international circumstances.
• Addresses the contextual conditions which promote or hinder democratic

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Overview

By revealing the contextual conditions which promote or hinder democratic development, Comparative Politics shows how democracy may not be the best institutional arrangement given a country's unique set of historical, economic, social, cultural and international circumstances.
• Addresses the contextual conditions which promote or hinder democratic development
• Reveals that democracy may not be the best institutional arrangement given a country's unique set of historical, economic, social, cultural and international circumstances
• Applies theories and principles relating to the promotion of the development of democracy to the contemporary case studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405186865
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/10/2011
Series:
POPS - Principles of Political Science Series, #2
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
497,544
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Comparative Politics and Democracy.

2 Democracy and Democratization in Historical Perspective.

3 Economics and Political Development.

4 Political Culture and Ethnopolitics.

5 Social Structure and Politics.

6 Democratization and the Global Environment.

7 Electoral Systems.

8 Legislatures and Executives.

9 Comparative Judicial Politics and the Territorial Arrangement of the Political System.

10 Conclusion: Principles in Application.

Index.

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