Comparative Politics: Principles of Democracy and Democratization / Edition 1

Comparative Politics: Principles of Democracy and Democratization / Edition 1

by John T. Ishiyama
     
 

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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

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:
876,584
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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