Is Democracy Exportable? by Zoltan Barany,Robert G. Moser PDF

By Zoltan Barany,Robert G. Moser

Can democratic states transplant the seeds of democracy into constructing international locations? What have political thinkers going again to the Greek city-states thought of their means to advertise democracy? How can democracy be confirmed in divided societies? This books solutions those and different primary questions at the back of the idea that referred to as 'democracy promotion.' Following an illuminating concise dialogue of what political philosophers from Plato to Montesquieu thought of the difficulty, the authors discover the structural preconditions (culture, divided societies, civil society) in addition to the associations and methods of democracy construction (constitutions, elections, protection quarter reform, clash, and trade). alongside the way in which they percentage insights approximately what regulations have labored, which of them have to be more suitable or discarded, and, extra commonly, what complex democracies can do to additional the reason for democratization in a globalizing international. In different phrases, they search solutions to the query, Is democracy exportable?

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