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Democracy's Victory and Crisis
(1994, NS 93)
Jon Elster, Partha Dasgupta, Axel Hadenius, Daniel Tarschys, Carl Tham
August 27-30, Uppsala University
Proceedings: Axel Hadenius; Democracy's Victory and Crisis (1997), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U K


ISBN 0 521 57311 4 (hardback)
ISBN 0 521 57583 4 (paperback)

   
Table of Contents  
List of contributors ix
Acknowledgments x
Victory and crisis: introduction
Axel Hadenius
1
Part 1. Historical perspectives
The new democracies in crisis in interwar Europe
Fritz Stern
15
Part 2. Social and cultural aspects
Democracy in America at century's end
Robert D. Putnam
27
On sources of social and political conflicts in follower democracies
Atul Kohli
71
Micro-aspects of democratic theory: what makes for the deliberative competence of citizens
Claus Offe
81
Political Islam and democracy: the case of Algeria
Lahouari Addi
105
Part 3. Constitutional questions
Ways of constitution-making
Jon Elster
123
Back to democratic basics: who really practices majority rule?
Arend Lijphart
143
Part 4. Democracy and development
Democracy and development
Adam Przeworski and Fernando Limongi
163
Freedom and economic growth: a virtuous cycle?
Surjit S. Bhalla
195

Democratization and administration
Göran Hydén

242
Part 5. Democracy and globalization
Globalization, sovereignty, and democracy
Jagdish Bhagwati
263
Dangerous liaisons: the interface of globalization and democracy
Claude Ake
282
Exploring the problematic triumph of liberal democracy and concluding with a modest proposal for improving its international impact
Philippe C. Schmitter
297
Part 6. Promoting democracy
Promoting democracy in the l990s: actors, instruments, and issues
Larry Diamond
311
Can established democracies nurture democracy abroad? Lessons from Africa
Joel D. Barkan
371
Some thoughts on the victory and future of democracy
Juan J. Linz
404
Index 427

 

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