The Social Construction of Democracy / Edition 1

The Social Construction of Democracy / Edition 1

by George Reid Andrews, Herrick Chapman, New York University Press
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814715060

ISBN-13: 9780814715062

Pub. Date: 05/01/1997

Publisher: New York University Press

The recent revival of democracy across much of the globe, and the fragility of many of the new regimes, has inspired renewed interest in the origins of dictatorship and democracy in modern times. Assembling renowned specialists on Eastern and Western Europe, the U.S., Latin America and Japan, The Social Construction of Democracy explores the reasons for the

Overview

The recent revival of democracy across much of the globe, and the fragility of many of the new regimes, has inspired renewed interest in the origins of dictatorship and democracy in modern times. Assembling renowned specialists on Eastern and Western Europe, the U.S., Latin America and Japan, The Social Construction of Democracy explores the reasons for the success and failure of democracies over the past 100 years. With its sharp portraits of nations on four continents, George Reid Andrews and Herrick Chapman shed light on the historical process by which state institutions and social movements interact to create political systems based on the principle of popular sovereignty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814715062
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.24(d)

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