The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas / Edition 1

The International Dimensions of Democratization: Europe and the Americas / Edition 1

by Laurence Whitehead
     
 

ISBN-10: 019828036X

ISBN-13: 9780198280361

Pub. Date: 10/03/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press

In this first volume of a major new series, a range of highly respected scholars from around the world and several disciplines tackle the role and importance of international relations in the democratic development of states in the Americas and Europe. Combining theoretical approaches with a rich set of empirical case studies the book examines the development of…  See more details below

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In this first volume of a major new series, a range of highly respected scholars from around the world and several disciplines tackle the role and importance of international relations in the democratic development of states in the Americas and Europe. Combining theoretical approaches with a rich set of empirical case studies the book examines the development of democratic regimes in countries and regions as diverse as Brazil, Spain, Greece, the Caribbean, and East Central Europe. At the international level the book considers the influence of US Foreign Policy, International political finance, the UN, European Union, as well as the wide range of international political influences on the development of democratic politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198280361
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/03/1996
Series:
Oxford Studies in Democratization Series
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Pt. IInternational Dimensions1
1Three International Dimensions of Democratization3
2The Influence of the International Context upon the Choice of National Institutions and Policies in Neo-Democracies26
Pt. IIThe Americas55
3The Imposition of Democracy: The Caribbean59
4The Effectiveness of US Human Rights Policy, 1973-198093
5The Resurgence of United States Political Development Assistance to Latin America in the 1980s125
6The International Dimensions of Democratization in Latin America: The Case of Brazil146
7International Support for the Chilean Opposition, 1973-1989: Political Parties and the Role of Exiles175
8International Support for Democracy in Contemporary Latin America: The Role of the Party Internationals201
9International Political Finance: The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Latin America227
Pt. IIIEurope257
10Democracy by Convergence: Southern Europe261
11International Aspects of Democratization: The Case of Spain285
12Underwriting Democracy: The European Community and Greece315
13Democracy and Decolonization: East-Central Europe356
Pt. IVA Comparative Perspective393
14Democratic Regions, Ostracism, and Pariahs395
Pt. VFive Years Later413
15The Enlargement of the European Union: A 'Risky' Form of Democracy Promotion415
Postscript443
Bibliography455
Index465

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