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Forging democracy from below

Elisabeth Jean Wood

Forging democracy from below

contested transitions in South Africa and El Salvador

by Elisabeth Jean Wood

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Published by Cambridge University Press in cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political participation -- South Africa.,
  • Political participation -- El Salvador.,
  • Democracy -- South Africa.,
  • Democracy -- El Salvador.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-237) and index.

    StatementElisabeth Jean Wood.
    SeriesCambridge studies in comparative politics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ1981 .W66 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 247 p. :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18306968M
    ISBN 100521783232, 0521788870
    LC Control Number00023018

    3 Machiavelli, Discourses on the First Ten Books of Titus Livy, Book i, Chapter 4 See Elisabeth Wood, Forging Democracy from Below: Insurgent Transitions in South Africa and El Salvador (Cambridge University Press, ). She is the author of Forging Democracy from Below: Insurgent Transitions in South Africa and El Salvador and Insurgent Collective Action and Civil War in El Salvador, and co-editor with Morten Bergsmo and Alf B. Skre of Understanding and Proving International Sex Crimes and with Ian Shapiro, Susan C. Stokes, and Alexander S. Kirshner of.

    Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy is an outstanding book. It brings to light crucial elements of why democracy so often fails to fulfill its promises. The variety of methodological approaches enhances the book.' Marie-Josée Lavallée Source: H-SocialismsCited by: Forging Democracy from below: Insurgent Transitions in South Africa and El Salvador Article in The International Journal of African Historical Studies 34(3) January with ReadsAuthor: Shaheen Mozaffar.

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