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The International Dimensions of Democratization 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780199243754
ISBN: 0199243751
Published: April 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Price: £60.00

In recent years, and especially following the end of the cold war, democratization has become one of the most crucial issues on the international political scene. A great many states are undergoing an extraordinary and difficult transition to democracy. And that transition is deeply influenced by the new international context.;A range of highly respected scholars from around the world and several disciplines tackle the role and importance of international relations in the democratic development of states in the Americas and Europe. Combining theoretical approaches with a rich set of empirical case studies, the book examines the development of democratic regimes in countries and regions as diverse as Brazil, Spain, Greece, the Caribbean, and East Central Europe. At the international level, the book considers the;influence of US Foreign Policy, International politicalL finance, the UN, European Union, as well as the wide range of international political influences on the development of democratic politics.;Oxford Studies in Democratization is a series for scholars and students of comparative politics and related;disciplines. Volumes will concentrate on the comparative study of the democratization process that accompanied the decline and termination of the cold war. The geographical Caribbean, Southern and Eastern Europe, and Southern and Eastern Asia.

I: COMPARATIVE; 1. The International Dimensions of Democratization; 2. The International Context, Political Conditionality, and the Consolidation of Neo-Democracies; II: THE AMERICAS; 3. The Imposition of Democracy: The Caribbean; 4. The Effectiveness of US Human Rights Policy: 1976-1980; 5. The Resurgence of US Political Development Assistance to Latin America in the 1980s; 6. The International Support for the Chilean Opposition 1973-1979: Political Parties and the Role of Exiles; 7. International Support for Democracy in Latin America: The Role of the Party Internationals; 8. International Political Finance: The Konrad Adenauer Foundation and Latin America; III: EUROPE; 9. Democracy by Convergence: Southern Europe; 10. International Aspects of Democratization: The Case of Spain; 11. Underwriting Democracy: The European Community and Greece; 12. Democracy and 'Decolonization': East Central Europe