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The Quality Of Democracy

Theory And Applications (From the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies)

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Congresses,
  • Democracy,
  • Human rights,
  • Latin America,
  • Political participation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGuillermo O"Donnell (Editor), Jorge Vargas Cullell (Editor), Osvaldo M. Iazzetta (Editor), Jorge Vargas Cullel (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9444518M
    ISBN 100268037205
    ISBN 109780268037208

    The quality of democracy in Latin America in in diachronic ‘Time for Reforms’ 1 addressed the issue of the quality of democracies in Latin America in a panel attended by Leonardo Morlino and other contributors to the analysis presented in these pages, generating a stimulating debate that. In several publications, he has analyzed the role of Constitutional Courts in Western democracies and discussed the judiciary’s impact on the quality of democracy. His most recent publications include Demokratie, Diktatur, Gerechtigkeit (, ed., with Aurel Croissant and Alexander Petring), “Rekonvaleszenz der Demokratie?

    This book evaluates the global status and prospects of democracy, with an emphasis on the quality of democratic institutions and the effectiveness of governance as key conditions for stable democracy. Bringing together a wide range of the author’s work over the past three decades, it advances a fr.   These are not in order of preference, but will provide you with a good understanding of the history of democracy: * Bernard Crick, A Very Short Introduction to Democracy (Oxford, ). This provides a short but accessible discussion of the origin.

    This book shows that democratization in sub-Saharan Africa can be successful, even if the government remains dominated by one major political party. If an institutionalized and strong opposition party – even when too weak to take power – challenges the dominant government party, the quality of democracy improves substantially. Freedom, Equality and the Quality of Democracy: Democratic Life in the United States, Australia, Sweden and Germany: /ch Freedom and equality are the content, the substance and the tension in a liberal democracy of today. Cited by: 2.


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The latest volume in this popular series focuses on the best ways to evaluate and improve the quality of new democratic regimes. The essays in part one elaborate and The Quality Of Democracy book several themes of democratic quality: the rule of law, accountability, freedom, equality, and responsiveness.5/5(1).

Assessing the Quality of Democracy: A Practical. 7 Guide includes all the normative principles and practical elements of the framework, experiences from those countries that have used the framework, and the ways in which democracy assessment can be linked to the process of democratic reform.

“An important milestone in the study of democratic quality, and an excellent resource for both scholarly researchers and graduate courses on comparative democracy and democratization.”—Daunis Auerson, Political Studies Review This volume focuses on the best ways to evaluate and improve the quality of new democratic regimes.

The major predecessor to Ringen’s and my own efforts to measure democratic quality in terms of the purpose of democracy is Robert Dahl’s seminal book Polyarchy (). Measuring the quality of democracy requires two prior judgments: (1) making sure that, in terms of institutional characteristics, a country is sufficiently democratic, and that, as a minimum, it has universal suffrage, and Cited by: 9.

Assessing the Quality of Democracy. edited by Larry Diamond and Leonardo Morlino. The latest volume in this popular series focuses on the best ways to evaluate and improve the quality of new democratic regimes.

The essays in part one elaborate and refine several themes of democratic quality: the rule of law, accountability, freedom, equality. Clientelism, Social Policy, and the Quality of Democracy is balanced between a section devoted to understanding clientelism’s infamous effects and history in Latin America and a section that draws out implications for other regions, specifically Africa, Southeast Asia, and Eastern and Central Europe.

These rich and instructive case studies Format: Paperback. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Journal of Democracy Book: Assessing the Quality of Democracy (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. The latest volume in this popular series focuses on the best ways to evaluate and improve the quality of new democratic regimes.

The essays in part one elaborate and refine several themes of democratic quality: the rule of law, accountability, freedom, equality, and responsiveness. The second part features six comparative cases, each of which applies these thematic elements to two.

Description. The primary goal of this collection is to present the rationale and methodology for implementing a citizen audit of democracy. This book is an expression of a growing concern among policy experts and academics that the recent emergence of numerous democratic regimes, particularly in Latin America, cannot conceal the sobering fact that the efficacy and impact of these new.

Clientelism, Social Policy, and the Quality of Democracy is balanced between a section devoted to understanding clientelism’s infamous effects and history in Latin America and a section that draws out implications for other regions, specifically Africa, Southeast Asia, and Eastern and Central by: The primary goal of this collection is to present the rationale and methodology for implementing a citizen audit of democracy.

This book is an expression of a growing concern among policy experts and academics that the recent emergence of numerous democratic regimes, particularly in Latin America, cannot conceal the sobering fact that the efficacy and impact of these new governments vary by: Thereafter, it reconceptualizes the quality of democracy by equating it with democracy pure and simple, positing that democracy is a synthesis of political freedom and political equality, and.

This edited volume assesses the quality of democracy in the Republic of Korea three decades after its formal democratization in It has been argued that Korea’s two subsequent power turnovers prove that its democracy has been successfully consolidated, despite its tremendous progress; however, recent developments show signs of deterioration and retreat.

Political equality is in tension with political quality, and quality has recently been neglected. My thesis is that proper attention to the quality of democratic procedures and their outcomes requires that we accept substantive inequalities of political input in the interest of increasing input overall.

The Quality of Democracy Project has sought to establish a series of measures that helps to sort high from low performance democracies. The project has produced several working papers in the CDDRL series, and a pathbreaking book edited by Diamond and Morlino, Assessing the Quality of Democracy (published in in conjunction with the Journal.

Get this from a library. The quality of democracy: theory and applications. [Guillermo A O'Donnell; Jorge Vargas Cullel; Osvaldo Miguel Iazzetta; Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies.;] -- 'The Quality of Democracy' contains Guillermo O'Donnell's qualitative theoretical study of the quality of democracy and Vargas Cullell's description and analysis of the empirical data he.

Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία dēmokratía, "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people exercise the authority of government.

Who people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and cornerstones of these issues are freedom of assembly and speech, inclusiveness and equality, membership. Measuring the quality of democracy: Introduction Article (PDF Available) in International Political Science Review 37(5) November with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: on the crisis and quality of the contemporary democracy / Miodrag Jovanović and Biljana Đorđević --Assessing the crisis and quality of democracy: theoretical capitalism and the transformation of democracy / Lorella Cedroni ; Democratic.

The book develops a truly global and up-to-date perspective of democracy and quality of democracy. Advanced and emerging countries are being equally covered. The book not only addresses democracies, but also semi-democracies and non-democracies. In that sense the book is (will be) unique, because.

The book criticises the focus of several discussions about democracy in developed countries, namely the OECD countries (member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development), and emphasises the need to discuss the issue of democratic quality for the non-OECD, developing and emerging countries as well.Evaluating the Quality of Democracy in Latin America—the Editors.

Measuring the Quality of Democracy—the Editors. Chile: A Model Case?—L.M. Ruiz Rodríguez.; Argentina: Resilience in the Face of Challenges—M.P. Jones and J.P. Micozzi. Mexico: Weak State, Weak Democracy—C.A. Holzner.

Brazil: The Persistence of Oligarchy—A.P. Montero. Bolivia: The Growth of Grassroots Participation.Assessing the Quality of Governance in Botswana. Author: Karin Alexander,Gape Kaboyakgosi; Publisher: African Books Collective ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This inaugural Democracy Index for Botswana is intended to set a benchmark for democracy to be measured against.