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Transition from authoritarianism to democracy in the Hispanic world

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Published by ICS Press, Institute for Contemporary Studies in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area,
  • Spain,
  • United States,
  • Central America,
  • Nicaragua
    • Subjects:
    • Caribbean Area -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
    • Spain -- Politics and government -- 1975-,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America.,
    • Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • Nicaragua -- Intellectual life.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 189-196.

      Statementedited by Stephen Schwartz ; [contributions by Octavio Paz, Edén Pastora, P.A. Cuadra & others ; preface by Heberto Padilla].
      ContributionsSchwartz, Stephen, 1948-, Paz, Octavio, 1914-, Institute for Contemporary Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2183 .T73 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 198 p. ;
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2430860M
      ISBN 100917616871
      LC Control Number87119992

      Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms. Political scientists have created many typologies describing variations of authoritarian forms of government. Authoritarian regimes may be either autocratic or oligarchic in nature, and may be based upon the rule of a party or the military.. In an influential work, the political. Marking thirty years since the shift from authoritarianism to democracy in South Korea, the Korea Society hosts analysts and experts for an intimate discussion of the transition then, the flowering of democracy since, to include the Candlelight Movement, and the state of Korea’s democracy today. This is a small-group, special recording session.

      With democracy in decline, authoritarian governments are staging a comeback around the the past decade, illiberal powers have become emboldened and gained influence within the global Authoritarianism Goes Global | Johns Hopkins University Press Books. This article draws on historical, comparative, and structural analyses of various processes described as democratization or democratic transitions. The opening sections address the meaning and general theories of democratization and the emergence of democratic transition studies. Structural aspects, different actors, the process of negotiations and roundtable talks and their impact on the rule Cited by: 4.

        A how-to guide for reformers around the world. Let’s face it: Democracy is , it surged after the fall of the Berlin Wall, reaching a . Four leading experts on democracy discuss the relevance of the “transition paradigm” in light of the “Arab Spring” and other developments in the world today. Winter , Volume 1, Issue 1 Why the “Journal of Democracy”.


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Transition from authoritarianism to democracy in the Hispanic world. San Francisco, Calif.: ICS Press, Institute for Contemporary Studies, © (OCoLC) Online version: Transition from authoritarianism to democracy in the Hispanic world.

San Francisco, Calif.: ICS Press, Institute for Contemporary Studies, © (OCoLC) This book which is a collection of some writings edited by Guillermo O'Donnell, Philippe Schmitter, and Laurence Whitehead is published as the result of international meeting/conference titled `Transitions from Authoritarian Rule: Prospect of Democracy in Latin America and Southern Europe.'Cited by: Transition from Authoritarianism to Democracy / BY WtODZIMIERZ WESOLOWSKI Ihere are two ways in which the relationship between the state and society is perceived in theoretical discussion.

Both ways combine theoretical and axiological elements, so they can be called "philosophies of state power." One is authoritarian, the other democratic. This suggests that the preexisting economic structure of a nation has a lot to do with the ease of transition from authoritarianism to democracy.

This idea that preexisting structure affects the ease with which a nation can make a large political transition. Varieties of Transition from Authoritarianism to Democracy Article (PDF Available) in Annual Review of Law and Social Science 8(1) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Jiri Priban.

Transition from authoritarianism to democracy is a positive step in governance of any country. However, after the transition, a country must be able to sustain the democracy, which is adopted. For successful change in governance and sustenance of democracy, there must be the achievement of rigorous and effective strategies and policies.

'The book provides ample amounts of data and thorough economic analyses which caters to the cross-country study of the relationship between democracy and the Arab world in general and with respect to specific countries like Tunisia, Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Kuwait and Sudan.

Second, the transition may create excitement about democracy; however, there might remain critical democratic deficits. In Latin American and Africa, Smith states, poverty and marginalization negate participatory democracy ().

In Asia, on the other hand, authoritarianism has only been “softened,” rather than replaced (). How democracies slide into authoritarianism the tragedy of World War II, Milosz knew how weak society’s bonds could be.

Mind” to serve as a weapon in the arsenal of democracy, writing. After reading the first two chapters of Huntington’s book The Third Wave, and the introduction of Levitsky and Way’s book Competitive Authoritarianism, I do not believe a transition away from an authoritarian regime always end in a democratic system.

When answering this question, one must first define authoritarian regime and democratic system. lesson in "consensual" transition from authoritarianism to democracy. IS Yet, regardless of our desire to make sense of our world by applying past "truths," let me forewarn that the Spanish transition does not impart easy "how to" lessons on democratization.

Spain is an exemplar - but an exem­. This book is part of an excellent 5 book series dealing with democratization. In this particular tome, different perspectives are used to explain the transition from authoritarianism to democracy. The importance of international actors, bureaucracies, entrepreneurs, the military, and economic conditions are examined to explain how transitions Cited by: Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy is an outstanding book.

It brings to light crucial elements of why democracy so often fails to fulfill its promises. The variety of methodological approaches enhances the book.' Marie-Josée Lavallée Source: H-SocialismsCited by:   between full authoritarianism and democracy, with its respect for political and civil liberties.

Levitsky and Way effectively distinguish their category from other similar classifications, such as Diamond’s “hybrid regimes” and Schedler’s “electoral [End Page ] autocracies.”Competitive authoritarianism, the authors argue, is a more restrictive category.

Oil and other forms of mineral wealth can promote both authoritarianism and democracy, the book argues, but they do so through different mechanisms; an understanding of these different mechanisms.

In Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World, leading scholars address the questions posed by this period of historic change in the Middle East and North Africa.

This volume includes chapters examining several broad themes: the region’s shifting political culture, the relationship between democracy and political Islam, the legacy Format: Paperback. "In Democratic Transitions, Bitar and Lowenthal have documented masterfully the immense change required for a successful transition from entrenched authoritarianism to consolidated democracy.

They demonstrate that, even in the most propitious of. for democracy and the obstacles that have to be overcome to achieve it.

Yet these interviews compellingly demonstrate that individual political leaders also count. One cannot imagine the South African transition without Nelson Mandela, F. de Klerk, Oliver Tambo and Thabo Mbeki.

Nor can one understand the Indonesian transition fromFile Size: KB. This isn’t quite what we thought the age of Trumpian authoritarianism would look like. We are accustomed to thinking of authoritarianism vs. democracy as. Foundational Works. Mahoney distinguishes three major research programs on democracy; see Moore Jr.

on structuralism, O’Donnell, et al. on bureaucratic authoritarianism, and Linz on leadership and voluntarism. Linked to that program, I would add Dahl That fourth program is closest to the elitist school on democracy, but instead of emphasizing the problem of.

Authoritarianism and Transition to Democracy in a Third World State. Loong Wong. Critical Sociology 2, Share.

Authoritarianism and Transition to Democracy in a Third World State Show all authors. Loong Wong. Loong Wong. New Left Books. Google Scholar. Przeworski, Cited by: 3.The journey will be arduous and unsettling for the Arabs and outsiders, but this has to be treated as part of a transition from a dictatorial past to a politically pluralist future.

Keywords: the Arab world, authoritarianism, democracy, international relations, Middle East, politics, revolutionCited by: 9. As one of the essays in this volume puts it, the “pact of oblivion,” which characterized the Spanish transition to democracy, curtailed any serious attempt to address the legacies of authoritarianism that the new democracy inherited from the Franco era.