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Institutional Design In New Democracies

Eastern Europe And Latin America, 1st Edition

By Arend Lijphart, Carlos Waisman

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Countries throughout Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe are moving from semi-closed to open economies and from authoritarian to democratic political systems. Despite important differences between the regions, these transitions involve similar tasks: the establishment of governmental institutions and electoral systems conducive to legitima

Table of Contents

Institutional Design and Democratization; (Arend Lijphart and Carlos H. Waisman. ); The Design Of Electoral Systems; Initiation of New Democratic Institutions in Eastern Europe and Latin America; (Barbara Geddes. ); Electoral Systems and Electoral Reform in Latin America; (Dieter Nohlen. ); Proportional Representation Versus Majoritarian Systems: Free Elections and Political Parties in Poland, 19891991; (Stanislaw Gebethner. ); Electoral Engineering and Democratic Stability: The Legacy of Authoritarian Rule in Chile; (Peter Siavelis and Arturo Valenzuela. ); The Design Of Executive-Legislative Relations; Executive-Legislative Relations in Crisis: Polands Experience, 19891993; (Jerzy J. Wiatr. ); Parliamentarism in the Making: Crisis and Political Transformation in Hungary; (Gyrgy Szoboszlai. ); Changing the Balance of Power in a Hegemonic Party System: The Case of Mexico; (Juan Molinar Horcasitas. ); Hyperpresidentialism and Constitutional Reform in Argentina; (Carlos Santiago Nino. ); The Design Of Market Economies; Privatization in Central Europe: Can It Be Designed?; (va Voszka. ); Obstacles to Economic Reform in Brazil; (Juarez Brando Lopes. ); The Multiple Roles of Privatization in Argentina; (Roberto Frenkel and Guillermo Rozenwurcel. ); The Design of Democracies and Markets: Generalizing Across Regions; (A. Lijphart and C. H. Waisman.)

About the Authors

Arend Lijphart is professor of political science at University of California at San Diego, where Carlos H. Waisman is professor of sociology. Arend Lijphart is professor of political science at University of California at San Diego, where Carlos H. Waisman is professor of sociology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General