New PDF release: Driving Democracy: Do Power-Sharing Institutions Work?

By Pippa Norris

ISBN-10: 0521694809

ISBN-13: 9780521694803

ISBN-10: 0521873193

ISBN-13: 9780521873192

Proposals for power-sharing constitutions stay debatable, as highlighted through present debates in Iraq, Afghanistan, Nepal, and Sudan. This publication updates and refines the speculation of consociationalism, taking account of the flood of up to date recommendations in power-sharing associations that experience happened world wide. The booklet classifies and compares 4 forms of political associations: the electoral process, parliamentary or presidential executives, unitary or federal states, and the constitution and independence of the mass media. The research checks the aptitude merits and drawbacks of every of those associations for democratic governance. Cross-national time-series information touching on developments in democracy are analyzed for all nations around the world because the early Nineteen Seventies. Chapters are enriched by means of evaluating exact case stories. The mixed-method learn layout illuminates the underlying causal mechanisms via interpreting historic advancements and methods of institutional switch inside of specific international locations and regions.

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