Democracy from Above: Regional Organizations and Democratization / Edition 1

Democracy from Above: Regional Organizations and Democratization / Edition 1

by Jon C. Pevehouse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521606586

ISBN-13: 9780521606585

Pub. Date: 02/14/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Few scholars have systematically examined whether the world outside a state's borders can influence the prospects for democracy. Jon Pevehouse argues that regional organizations, such as the European Union and the Organization of American States, can have an important role in both the transition to, and the longevity of, democracy. Combining statistical analysis and…  See more details below

Overview

Few scholars have systematically examined whether the world outside a state's borders can influence the prospects for democracy. Jon Pevehouse argues that regional organizations, such as the European Union and the Organization of American States, can have an important role in both the transition to, and the longevity of, democracy. Combining statistical analysis and case study evidence, Pevehouse finds that regional organizations can be a potent force for instilling and protecting democracy throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521606585
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/14/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Democratization and international relations; 2. Regional organizations, the transition to and the consolidation of democracy; 3. The supply-side of democratization and initial tests; 4. Regional organizations and the transition to democracy; 5. Regional organizations and the transition to democracy: evidence from cases; 6. Regional organizations and democratic consolidation; 7. Regional organizations and the consolidation of democracy: evidence from cases; 8. Conclusion.

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