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Determinants of Democratization in Africa

A Comparative Study of Benin and Togo

by Mathurin C. Houngnikpo

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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • Contemporary Politics - Africa,
  • Democracy,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics and government,
  • Africa,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Political Science / Democracy,
  • Togo,
  • Political,
  • Benin,
  • Democratization,
  • Political culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8027171M
    ISBN 100761820639
    ISBN 109780761820635


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Determinants of Democratization in Africa fills an important theoretical gap, by shedding light on the key variables to democratic transitions in Africa. Mathurin C. Houngnikpo demonstrates that democratic renewal in Africa depends more on the Military, incumbent leaders' willingness for change, and foreign by: This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in –, and case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Cited by: This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in –, and case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, –/5(4). Determinants of Democratization in Africa fills an important theoretical gap, by shedding light on the key variables to democratic transitions in Africa.

Mathurin C. Houngnikpo demonstrates that democratic renewal in Africa depends more on the Military, incumbent leaders' willingness for change, and foreign influence. For countries outside of sub-Saharan Africa, the dashed line in figure 1 shows that the average of the electoral rights index fell from in (73 countries) to in (95 countries).

It then returned to in Thus, outside of sub-Saharan Africa, the democratization since the mid s has been sufficient to reattain. What are the determinants of democratization.

Do the factors that move countries toward democracy also help them refrain from backsliding toward autocracy. This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in –.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Houngnikpo, Mathurin C. Determinants of democratization in Africa. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, ©   This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in –, and case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Brand: Cambridge University Press.

Democratization in Africa examines the state of progress of democracy in Africa at the end of the s. The past decade's "third wave" of democratization, the contributors argue, has been characterized by retreats as well as advances.

In some cases, newly established democratic orders have devolved into pseudo-democracies while, in other cases, superficial changes. This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and Determinants of Democratization in Africa book determinants of regime change in countries around the world inand case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Book Edition:   Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, – - Ebook written by Jan Teorell.

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Anecdotal evidence also suggests that democratization in both Western Europe and Latin America in the early twentieth century followed in the wake of social unrest and popular mass action (Acemoglu and Robinsonpp.

67–68, 71–73; also, see Tilly ).Author: Jan Teorell. Didactically, the book is well composed. In the introduction, Teorell outlines his study and his results, spends chapter one looking att democratization theories including his own, chapters looking more in detail into various variables affecting democratization to a larger or smaller extent, negatively or positively, and the final seventh chapter summarizing his results.

This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in –, and case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Price: $ Democracy & Democratization in Africa.

likes. This book is a study that discusses democratic developments in both precolonial & postcolonial Africa & institutional building for African ers: Determinants of Democratization What are the determinants of democratization. Do the factors that move Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, Turkey, and Uruguay.

The findings suggest that democracy is promoted by long-term structural forces such as economic prosperity, but also by peace- Plan of the book 14 1 Explaining File Size: KB.

This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in Author: Jan Teorell. What are the determinants of democratization. Do the factors that move countries toward democracy also help them refrain from backsliding toward autocracy.

This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in. This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world inand case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South /5(21).

Buy Determinants of Democratization in Africa by Mathurin C. Houngnikpo from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Pages: Democratization in Africa: African Views, African Voices.

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / but also in Africa. This book is based on workshops held in Benin, Ethiopia, and Namibia to better understand the dynamics of contemporary democratic movements in Africa.

Key issues in the democratization process range. This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world inand case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South.

Book, Print in English Determinants of democratization: explaining regime change in the world, Jan Teorell. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, xi, pages: illustrations; 24 cm. Explore more options for this title. Book Reviews Teorell, J. Determinants of Democratization: Explaining Regime Change in the World, – Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Reviewed by: Sarah Sunn Bush, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA DOI: / Why do some countries democratize whereas others do not.

That is the $ Determinants of democratization: explaining regime change in the world, / Jan Teorell. This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world inand case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Author: Jan Teorell.

This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in –, and case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Brand: Cambridge University Press.

Democratization in South Africa HERMANN GILIOMEE South Africa has long been considered one of the countries where a transition to democracy is least likely. Yet in the beginning of the ruling National party (NP) did the unthinkable: it deliberately embarked on a process that would end white minority rule.

The comparative context in which South. This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world in ǃÏ, and case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines.

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$   There are a lot of debatable factors which contribute to democratization in Africa as a whole; just to mention a few, Culture, Wealth, Foreign Intervention, Education etc. Ex-President of the Republic of Ghana 1. Education. It has long been theori.

Full Description: "What are the determinants of democratization. Do the factors that move countries toward democracy also help them refrain from backsliding toward autocracy. This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world.

In recent years, this "third wave" of world democratization has slowed and, in some cases, reversed. This important book presents fascinating empirical findings that explain why some countries have become democracies and others have not, and why some democratic breakthroughs have endured and others have slid backward.

This book attempts to answer these questions through a combination of a statistical analysis of social, economic, and international determinants of regime change in countries around the world inand case study work on nine episodes of democratization occurring in Argentina, Bolivia, Hungary, Nepal, Peru, the Philippines, South Author: Jan Teorell.

Democratization introduces the theoretical and practical dimensions of democratization. Focusing on the ‘global wave of democratization’ that has advanced since the early s, this text.

1 R Joseph, ‘Democratization in Africa after Comparative and theoretical perspectives, Comparative Politics, () 29 (3) 3. 2 See R Joseph, ‘Africa: the Rebirth of Political Freedom’, Journal of Democracy 2 (Fall ),   Numerous studies—operating with diverse model specifications, samples and empirical measures—suggest different economic, social, cultural, demographic, institutional and international determinants of democracy.

We distinguish between democratization and democratic survival and test the sensitivities of 67 proposed determinants by varying the control variable Cited by: 9. That between and the 90’s Africa achieved fast track democratization in about 68% of the countries should present a great excitement, but lessons from history commends only caution.

One of these cautions is that for democracy to be firmly established it has to be nurtured by vigilance and above all an economic environment that replaces. Suggested Citation: "Transitions to Democracy in Africa." National Research Council.

Democratization in Africa: African Views, African Voices. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / As authoritarian regimes in Africa increasingly are being challenged across the continent, participants were hopeful that.

tually appealing, since most democratization theories and models examine the conditions of democratic transition in oligarchic societies. In our analysis we distinguish between five broad theories on the determinants of democ-racy.

Some theories emphasize development-education (e.g. Lipset, ; Bourguignon and.Africa’s Social Services in a Comparative Perspective 9 Puzzle: Democratization and Social Services in Africa, to 12 Chapter Two: Determinants of Democratization and Regime Consolidation in Africa 23 Transitions and Consolidations 25 Democratization Theory .A panel study of over countries from to finds that improvements in the standard of living predict increase in democracy, as measured by a subjective indicator of electoral rights.

The propensity for democracy rises with per capita GDP, primary schooling, and a smaller gap between male and female primary attainment. For a given standard of living, democaracy Cited by: