First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
`…a well structured book that has none of the limitations associated with edited collections. The range of topics covered is impressive … an interesting university course could be built around this volume - interesting that is, for both lecturers and students. Highly reccommended.' - Alan Ware, Political Studies
`as a collection this reaps the benefits of an established and eclectic department… the authors bring a variety of theoretical perspectives and regional expertise to the field' - Lincoln Allison, Democratization
Chapters on: Procrustean and Promethean paths to popular self-rule; education and democracy; democracy and Marxism; democratization and qualified explanation Case studies of: Eastern Europe; China; Latin America; Middle East; France; Britain Plus: editors' conclusions