ISBN-10:
0415933811
ISBN-13:
2900415933819
Pub. Date:
11/15/2002
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Making and Unmaking of Democracy: Lessons from History and World Politics / Edition 1

Making and Unmaking of Democracy: Lessons from History and World Politics / Edition 1

by Theodore K. Rabb

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ISBN-13: 2900415933819
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/15/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Theodore K. Rabb is Professor of History at Princeton University. He is the founder and coeditor of The Journal of Inter-Disciplinary History He the author or editor of more than a dozen books and contributes book reviews to the TLS, The New York Review of Books, Commentary, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. He is the founder and coeditor of The Journal of Inter-Disciplinary History and has served as an advisor for numerous PBS documentaries. Ezra N. Suleiman is IBM Professor in International Studies and Professor of Politics at Princeton University, where he also directs the Committee for European Studies. He serves on the editorial committee of Comparative Politics, and is the author of twelve books.

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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