Download e-book for kindle: Diffusion of Democracy: The Past and Future of Global by Barbara Wejnert

By Barbara Wejnert

This booklet explores the direction and motives of the global diffusion of democracy via an overview of the political and fiscal improvement of person international locations from the yr 1800 to 2005. utilizing this prolonged diversity of knowledge and analyzing a number of variables, Barbara Wejnert creates a conceptual version for the diffusion of democracy and to degree nationwide democratization. the writer characterizes every one nation's political process, its networking with different international locations, point of improvement, and media development, with a purpose to pinpoint what ends up in nationwide and nearby development to, or regress from, democratization. Her leading edge findings problem proven pondering and show that the expansion of literacy doesn't bring about democratization yet is in its place an end result of democracy. She additionally reveals that networks among non-democratic and democratic states are extra vital to a nation's democratization than monetary relief given to non-democratic regimes or the extent of nationwide development.

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