This text provides a critical but systematic overview of democratic theory and practice in the contemporary world. The authors show that recent developments are more complex than admitted by proponents of the idea of a democratic world with, what they call, de-democratization of various forms running in parallel with democratization.
|Publication date:||18th May 2009|
|Author:||Jorge Nef, Bernd Reiter|
|Publisher:||Palgrave an imprint of Palgrave Macmillan|
|Categories:||Political structures: democracy,|
JORGE NEF is Director of the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies and Professor of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida, USA. BERND REITER is Associate Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of South Florida, USA.More About Jorge Nef, Bernd Reiter