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By Jørgen Møller,Svend-Erik Skaaning

This publication offers an creation to democratic idea and empirical study on democracy and democratization. The booklet first examines conceptions of democracy from the origins in historical Greece to the current day, then tracks whilst and the place sleek democracy has constructed. in this foundation, the ebook stories the foremost debates and colleges of suggestion facing household and foreign factors and effects of democratization. in keeping with a scientific contrast among minimalist and maximalist definitions of democracy, the e-book offers a complete and significant evaluate of present theories. in addition, utilizing a comparative, historic standpoint, it not just sketches the improvement within the conceptions of democracy and the corresponding empirical fact but additionally discusses even if causal relationships vary throughout sessions. ultimately, the e-book files the way all of this has been mirrored via the improvement in the literature. In doing so, the booklet deals a coherent framework, which scholars and students can use to understand the literature on democracy and democratization as a whole.

Democracy and Democratization in Comparative Perspective might be of curiosity to scholars of political technological know-how, democracy and democratization, comparative politics, political idea, and foreign relations.

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