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Determinants of Democratization in Africa A Comparative Study of Benin and Togo by Mathurin C. Houngnikpo

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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Contemporary Politics - Africa,
  • Democracy,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics and government,
  • Africa,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Political Science / Democracy,
  • Togo,
  • Political,
  • Benin,
  • Democratization,
  • Political culture

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8027171M
ISBN 100761820639
ISBN 109780761820635

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This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in –, and case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South. Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, – - Kindle edition by Teorell, Jan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, –/5(4). Determinants of Democratization in Africa fills an important theoretical gap, by shedding light on the key variables to democratic transitions in Africa. Mathurin C. Houngnikpo demonstrates that democratic renewal in Africa depends more on the Military, incumbent leaders' willingness for change, and foreign influence. For countries outside of sub-Saharan Africa, the dashed line in figure 1 shows that the average of the electoral rights index fell from in (73 countries) to in (95 countries). It then returned to in Thus, outside of sub-Saharan Africa, the democratization since the mid s has been sufficient to reattain.

  What are the determinants of democratization? Do the factors that move countries toward democracy also help them refrain from backsliding toward autocracy? This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in –, . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Houngnikpo, Mathurin C. Determinants of democratization in Africa. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, ©   This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in –, and case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Brand: Cambridge University Press. Democratization in Africa examines the state of progress of democracy in Africa at the end of the s. The past decade's "third wave" of democratization, the contributors argue, has been characterized by retreats as well as advances. In some cases, newly established democratic orders have devolved into pseudo-democracies while, in other cases, superficial changes .

This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in , and case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Book Edition:   Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, – - Ebook written by Jan Teorell. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, –/5(2). Anecdotal evidence also suggests that democratization in both Western Europe and Latin America in the early twentieth century followed in the wake of social unrest and popular mass action (Acemoglu and Robinson , pp. 67–68, 71–73; also, see Tilly ).Author: Jan Teorell.   Didactically, the book is well composed. In the introduction, Teorell outlines his study and his results, spends chapter one looking att democratization theories including his own, chapters looking more in detail into various variables affecting democratization to a larger or smaller extent, negatively or positively, and the final seventh chapter summarizing his results.