After Authoritarianism: Democracy or Disorder? by Daniel Nelson

By Daniel Nelson

The Eighties and Nineties have witnessed a wave of democratization internationally. This development has ended in a few uncomplicated questions about the way forward for democracy and its skill to outlive. This topic is tested from focal points―that of praxis and that of security.

Major theorists resembling Robert Dahl and famous democractic leaders reminiscent of former Argentine President Raul Alfonsin sign up for forces to spell out the fundamental components for fending off catastrophe in transitional classes of post-authoritarian states. This edited assortment demanding situations many of the present perspectives approximately democratization all over the world and considers simple questions of either praxis and defense. a part of this specified evaluate offers with sensible classes discovered in numerous nations; half specializes in hyperlinks among democracy and defense. a number of topics underline the paintings. First, that democracy can't be made of above. moment, that the survival of democracy is at once associated with safeguard matters. It turns into transparent that the way forward for democracy after authoritarianism is probably not as shiny as notion. very good textual content for classes in international politics, democratic concept, and comparative politics.

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