The Making and Unmaking of Democracy: Lessons from History and World Politics

The Making and Unmaking of Democracy: Lessons from History and World Politics

by Theodore K. Rabb
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415933803

ISBN-13: 9780415933803

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415933803
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Theodore K. Rabb and Ezra N. Suleiman

Pre-Modern Europe
1. Conditions for Athenian Democracy - Josiah Ober
2. Republic and Democracy: On Early Modern Origins of Democratic Theory - Maurizio Viroli
3. Institutions and Ideas: Planting the Roots of Democracy in Early Modern Europe - Theodore K. Rabb
4. A Response to Ober, Viroli and Rabb - George Kateb

Modern Europe
5. Hope, Disappointment, and Self-Restraint: Reflections on the Democratic Experiment - Anne Sa'adah
6. Democracy in Spain: Two Paradigms - Edward Malefakis
7. Potemkin Democracy - Stephen Holmes
8. Dilemmas of Democracy in the European Union - Ezra Suleiman

Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
9. Recasting the Primacy of Politics in Israeli Democracy - Asher Arian
10. Prospects for Democracy in Tropical Africa- Robert L. Tignoe
11. The Nature of South African Democracy: Political Dominance and Economic Inequality - Jeffrey Herbst
12. Democracy in Turkey - Bernard Lewis
13. East Asian Demographic Transitions - Kent E. Calder
14. A Response to Arian Tignor, Herbst, Lewis and Calder

Latin America
15. Capitalism and Democracy in South America - Jeremy Adelman
16. Democratic Pathways: Crossroads, Detours, Dead Ends in Central America - Deborah J. Yashar

United States 17. The Possibilities for Democracy in America - Jennifer L. Hochschild 18. Race, Ethnicity, and American Democracy: An (Unguarded) Optimistic View - Sean Wilentz
19. Conclusion

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