First Published in 1992. The purpose of this book is to examine the strategies used in the struggle for democracy and the problems of democratization in different parts of the world. This examination is based on the idea that the conscious choices of people and their leaders matter and that better knowledge of successful and unsuccessful strategies might help people to adopt more rational strategies in the struggle for democracy. This book originated in the international cooperation of political scientists interested in the problems of democratization.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction, Tatu Vanhanen; Chapter 2 Social Constraints of Democratization, Tatu Vanhanen; Chapter 3 Was There a Strategy? Hungary's Path to Democracy, Mate Szabo; Chapter 4 The Emergence of a Multiparty System in the Soviet Union, Erik N. Komarov; Chapter 5 The Future of Democracy in Eastern Europe, Marcela M. Miguel, Michael J. Berland; Chapter 6 Polyarchical or Consociational Democracy?, Vucina Vasovic; Chapter 7 The Nature and Limits of Democratization in Korea, Kwang Woong Kim; Chapter 8 Political Reform in China in the 1980s: A Comparative Communist Perspective, Brantly Womack; Chapter 9 Democracy in Africa: Toward the Twenty-First Century, Samuel Decalo; Chapter 10 Between Scylla and Charybdis: Policy Choices and the Development of Democracy in South Africa, Fanie Cloete; Chapter 11 Conclusion, Tatu Vanhanen;