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By Carsten Q. Schneider

This ebook investigates the successes and screw ups in consolidating these democratic regimes that emerged in Europe and Latin the United States within the final area of the 20th century.

The theoretical process constructed combines the main sought after political-institutional and socio-structural methods to explaining the Consolidation of Democracy (CoD). Reinterpreting traditional claims, Schneider’s comparative analyses of 32 nations exhibits that the driver at the back of CoD is the healthy among the institutional kind of democracy and the societal context when it comes to energy dispersion. This book:

  • presents new information measuring dimensions of regime transition approaches in Latin the US, the center East and northerly Africa, in addition to a few former Soviet republics;

  • reassesses a few middle assumptions of the dominant transition paradigm;

  • discusses common methodological concerns concerned whilst investigating causally complicated claims in comparative social learn and provides fuzzy set Qualitative Comparative research (fsQCA) as a beneficial addition to the methodological device package of comparative social scientists.

This cutting edge and critical quantity might be of curiosity to political scientists, really people with an curiosity in democracy, democratization, comparative politics and comparative methodology.

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