Transitions to Democracy: Comparative Perspectives from Southern Europe, Latin America and Eastern Europe

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Series Preface
1 What Democracy Is ... And Is Not 3
2 Liberal Democracy: One Form or Many? 17
3 Conceptual Issues in the Comparative Study of Regime Change and Democratization 33
4 Transitions to Democracy: Toward a Dynamic Model 59
5 Speculations About the Prospective Demise of Authoritarian Regimes and its Possible Consequences (I) 87
6 Transitions to Democracy 107
7 Democracy's Third Wave 129
8 Modes of Transition in Latin America, Southern and Eastern Europe 153
9 The Southern European Examples of Democratization: Six Lessons for Latin America 173
10 Government Performance: An Issue and Three Cases in Search of Theory 191
11 Rethinking State and Regime: Southern Europe's Transition to Democracy 207
12 Transitions to Democracy and Transition through Transaction 227
13 Democratising the Military: Lessons from Mediterranean Europe 251
14 Dilemmas of Democratization in Latin America 271
15 Latin America's Fragile Democracies 293
16 The Alternatives to "Liberal Democracy": a Latin American Perspective 307
17 Transitions from Authoritarian Rule: Lessons from Latin America 321
18 Democratization Processes in East Central Europe: A Theoretical Reconsideration 329
19 The Transition to Democracy in Central Europe: A Comparative View 359
20 Democratization in Eastern Europe 379
21 The "Comparative Revolution" and the Transition in Central and Southern Europe 403
22 Civil-Military Relations in Comparative Perspective: East-Central and Southeastern Europe 425
23 Democratic Transition and the International Environment: a Research Agenda 445
24 The International Context of Democratic Transition 485
25 The International Context of Contemporary Democratization 499
26 The Consolidation of Political Democracies 535
27 Democratic Consolidation: Definition and Models 571
28 Political Actors, Linkages and Interactions: Democratic Consolidation in Southern Europe 591
29 The Consolidation of Democracy and Representation of Social Groups 607
Name Index 635
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