Democratization

Hough, Peter (2010) Democratization. In: World politics : international relations and globalization in the 21st Century. Pearson Longman, pp. 420-441. 9781408266557.

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Abstract

In this chapter you will explore:
• what a democratic political system is and the different forms they take.
• how and why the idea of democracy has spread internationally through the process of democratization.
• different views on why democracy sometimes fails to take hold in states and yet, in other cases, becomes (apparently) permanent.
• the debate on whether democracy can be imposed by force in a process of ‘nation building’.
• why some see democratization as crucial for justice, human rights and world peace but others dispute this.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Law and Politics
Item ID: 9746
Notes on copyright: With many thanks to Pearson for allowing this item to be entered freely on to the repository.
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Depositing User: Peter Hough
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2013 10:02
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2019 19:57
ISBN: 9781408266557
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/9746

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