Democratization in the South: The Jagged Wave

Published on 1 January 1996

This book explores the political dynamics of the recent wave of democratization in developing societies. Within a broad comparative perspective, the book focuses on the particular experience of four countries – South Korea, Ghana, Zambia and Chile. New essays assess the likelihood of sustaining new democratic regimes and discuss the feasibility of the promotion of democratization by outside parties. The contributors also address the complex practical issues of establishing and consolidating democratic political institutions, as well as important topics such as military power, the role of civil society and the position of women in relation to democracy.


Robin Luckham

Emeritus Fellow

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Manchester University Press
Luckham, R. and White, G.
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