In Search of Democracy

In Search of Democracy

by Larry Diamond

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415781282
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/17/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 486
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Larry Diamond is senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute, where he directs the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. He is founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy and author of The Spirit of Democracy.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: In Search of Democracy Part 1: The Dynamics and Foundations of Democracy 2. The Surge and Recession of the Third Wave of Democracy 3. Is Pakistan the Reverse Wave of the Future? 4. Economic Development and Democracy Reconsidered 5. Rethinking Civil Society: Toward Democratic Consolidation 6. The Quality of Democracy: An Overview Part 2: In Search of Democracy in Africa 7. Class Formation in the Swollen African State 8. Class, Ethnicity and the Democratic State 9. Cleavage, Conflict and Anxiety in the Second Nigerian Republic 10. Issues in the Constitutional Design of a Third Nigerian Republic 11. Progress and Retreat in Africa Part 3: Other Cases 12. Why China’s Democratic Transition Will Differ From Taiwan’s 13. Rule of Law as Transition to Democracy in China 14. Indonesia’s Place in Global Democracy 15. Prospects for Democratization in Hong Kong 16. What Went Wrong and Right in Iraq Part 4: Promoting Democracy: Policy Implications 17. Empowering the Poor: What Does Democracy Have to Do with It? 18. Promoting Real Reform in Africa 19. A Transatlantic Strategy to Promote Democratic Development in the Broader Middle 20. Promoting Democracy in Post-Conflict and Failed States 21. Supporting Democracy: Refashioning U.S. Global Strategy

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