Democratization: A Critical Introduction

Paperback | December 18, 2013

byJean Grugel, Matthew Louis Bishop

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The second edition of this popular and authoritative text provides a truly global assessment of democratization in theory and practice in the contemporary world. It has been systematically revised and updated throughout to cover recent developments, from the impact of 9/11 and EU enlargement to the war in Iraq.

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The second edition of this popular and authoritative text provides a truly global assessment of democratization in theory and practice in the contemporary world. It has been systematically revised and updated throughout to cover recent developments, from the impact of 9/11 and EU enlargement to the war in Iraq.

Jean Grugel is Professor of International Development and Chair of the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK, and is also the Director of the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID).  Matthew Bishop is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.29 × 6.28 × 0.93 inPublished:December 18, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230220576

ISBN - 13:9780230220577

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Democracy
2. Democratization in Historical Perspective
3. Explaining Democratization
4. Democratization and the State
5. Democratization and Civil Society
6. The Global Politics of Democratization
7. Democratization in Europe
8. Democratization in Latin America
9. Democratization in Africa
10. Democratization in the Middle East
11. Democratization in Asia
Conclusion

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Reviews of 1st edition:

"... [A] very good and comprehensive text, clearly written and presented." - Peter Mair, University of Leiden

"This is a clear and thorough text especially good on the relationship of democracy to democratization." - Ricardo Blaug, University of Leeds