First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"Everyone who argues about democracy needs to read this compelling book. It illuminates all of the key debates. It sparkles with intensity. It shows how democracy evolved. It assesses weaknesses and strengths. It compares the globe's different versions of democratic practice. It is a defining primer of theory and reality." -- Robert I. Rotberg, Harvard University