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Published by The Academy of Political Science in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Democracy -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Democratization -- History -- 20th century.,
  • New democracies.,
  • World politics -- 1945-1989.,
  • World politics -- 1989-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesPolitical science quarterly.
Statementedited by Xiaobo Lü.
ContributionsLü, Xiaobo, 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC421 .P765 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6799296M
LC Control Number00107103
OCLC/WorldCa47955108

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  If there is an urgent book for you to read at this moment, it is How Democracies Die." — E.J. Dionne Jr., co-author of One Nation After Trump "Levitsky and Ziblatt are leading scholars of democracy in other parts of the world, who with great energy and integrity now apply their expertise to the current problems of the United States/5(4). He covers a lot of ground in "The People vs Democracy." The first half of the book presents a wide-ranging and clear-eyed overview of how and why liberal democracy evolved over the 20th century and what lies behind the the dispiriting changes democracies around the world have undergone Yascha Mounk is a very smart person/5. The book offers a wide-ranging narrative of what happened in one part of the world, but because its scope is restricted by its reliance on the outdated notion of the West, the full story of today. This book is available to subscribers to the following SourceOECD themes: Governance Science and Information Technology Ask your librarian for more details of how to access OECD books on line, or write to us at [email protected] Promise and Problems of E-Democracy CHALLENGES OF ONLINE CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT ISBN .

  Why do democracies fail? It’s suddenly a very urgent and important question. Daniel Ziblatt’s new book arrives just in time to deliver a powerful and supremely relevant answer. Download Citation | Promise and Problems of E-Democracy: Challenges of Online Citizen Engagement | This book highlights policy lessons in using ICTs to provide information, opportunities for. Caraley's other field of interest is "Democratic Political Theory and Ethics," in which he wrote an article "Elections and Dilemmas of American Democratic Governance," that was reprinted in Promise and Problems of Old and New Democracies, edited by Xiaobo Lü ().   True, Fukuyama conceded, modern democracies suffer from many problems, including homelessness, drug abuse, environmental destruction, and "frivolous" consumerism. Yet none of these faults, he contended, signals a "contradiction" in liberal democracy comparable to the fatal contradictions that brought about the collapse of communist societies Book Edition: Digital Original.