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Changes for Democracy: Actors, Structures, Processes

Leonardo Morlino

Abstract

A review of the main theoretical findings in the literature on democratic changes prompts the author to propose an empirical definition of democracy, to discuss the main existing normative definitions and to suggest a new type of regime, the hybrid regime, which is also empirically analysed. The second and third parts of the book cover three geopolitical areas (Southern and Eastern Europe and Latin America) and present the main theoretical results of the empirical analysis on transition towards democracy and installation, consolidation and crisis, deepening and worsening of qualities with all ... More

Keywords: change, democracy, hybrid regime, democratization, transition, installation, consolidation, democracy promotion, conditionality, democratic quality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199572533
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572533.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leonardo Morlino, author
Professor of Political Science, LUISS, Rome (Italy)

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