By Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou,Timothy D. Sisk
The 2010’s used to be a severe interval within the carrying on with, tested pattern of the unfold of democracy world wide: from the Arab Spring nations of Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Yemen to the unfolding turmoil of Myanmar and Ukraine, in terms of the upheavals in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Ivory Coast, social mobilisation opposed to autocratic, corrupt, or army regimes has prompted political transitions which are attribute of "democratisation."
This ebook examines the country of democratisation concept and perform that reopens and revives the democratic transition debate, exploring the criteria that bring about the dying of autocracy, the pathways and approaches of switch, and the alternative for an eventual consolidation of democracy. For all its insights and shortcomings, the framework of transitology – a physique of literature that has relatively and during case-study research, tested universal styles, sequences, crises and results of transitional sessions – has been principally eschewed. The essays, written by way of overseas democratisation experts, take on the sequence of questions raised by means of a physique of literature that continues to be hugely helpful to appreciate modern political turbulence and transformation, contemplating quite a few the most important issues.
This paintings could be of key curiosity to students, scholars and practitioners of governance, democratisation, comparative politics, diplomacy, political technological know-how and extra greatly, history.
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Democratisation in the 21st Century: Reviving Transitology (Democratization Studies) by Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou,Timothy D. Sisk