1st Edition

On Measuring Democracy
Its Consequences and Concomitants: Conference Papers





ISBN 9780887388811
Published May 31, 1991 by Routledge
246 Pages

USD $54.95

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Preview

Book Description

This book focuses on measuring democratic political systems as such, and is concerned more with the consequences and concomitants of political democracy in cross-national research. It examines the sequences and dynamics of political change between 1800 and 1986.

Table of Contents

Introduction Measuring Democratic Political Systems 1. Political Democracy: Conceptual and Measurement Traps 2. The Comparative Survey of Freedom: Experiences and Suggestions 3. Measuring Polyarchy 4. The Transformation of the Western State: The Growth of Democracy, Autocracy, and State Power since 1800 5. The Political ragimes Project Measuring Consequences and Concomitants 6. The Effects of Democracy on Economic Growth and Inequality: A Review 7. On the Political Capacity of Nation States: Institutionalization and Legitimacy 8. Measures of Government Change: Indicators of Democracy from Mass Media Reporting 9. Democracies and War

...
View More