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Classes and Elites in Democracy and Democratization

A Collection of Readings (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)

by Etzionishhalevy

  • 261 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Social Science,
  • Democracy,
  • Social Stratification,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Democratization,
  • Elite (Social sciences),
  • Social classes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8047684M
    ISBN 100815322046
    ISBN 109780815322047

      The question of whether democratization is an elite-led process from above or a popular triumph from below continues to be an area of contention among political scientists. Examining the experiences of countries that have provided the main empirical base for recent theorizing, namely, Western Europe and South America, this book delineates a. democracy, democratization processes might. linked democratization to class relations. Among others, Bendix () and Marshall of democratization, focusing on elite strategies.

    The question of whether democratization is an elite-led process from above or a popular triumph from below continues to be an area of contention among political scientists. Examining the experiences of countries which have provided the main empirical base for recent theorizing, namely, Western Europe and South America in the 19th and early 20th. Democracy permeates society. Opportunities to deliberatively decide important issues are commonplace, and time and educational resources to do so well are readily available. Purpose of democracy: A means of regulating elite conflict and a system for the protection of individual rights and the pursuit of private interests.

      Paths Toward Democracy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The question of whether democratization is an elite-led process fro /5(8). After having recalled the essential features of real-existing democracies (REDs), the chapter discusses different modes of democratization and the role of political elites in these processes. The special nature of transitional situations and the greater freedom of action they allow for elites are highlighted.


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Classes and Elites in Democracy and Democratization by Etzionishhalevy Download PDF EPUB FB2

This collection of readings has been complied on the assumption that for an adequate explanation of the success and failure, the strengths and weaknesses, of democracy, it is necessary to resort to both class and elite theories and to strive for the future development of the extant beginnings of a synthesis between by: Classes and Elites in Democracy and Democratization: A Collection of Readings Eva Etzioni Halevy This collection of readings has been complied on the assumption that for an adequate explanation of the success and failure, the strengths and weaknesses, of democracy, it is necessary to resort to both class and elite theories and to strive for the.

Book Description. This collection of readings has been complied on the assumption that for an adequate explanation of the success and failure, the strengths and weaknesses, of democracy, it is necessary to resort to both class and elite theories and to strive for the future development of the extant beginnings of a synthesis between them.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Ov. stv. nasl.: Classes & elites in democracy and democratization. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.

Contents: Ruling class, proletariat and bourgeois democracy / selections from Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels --Intellectuals and the hegemony of the dominant class in modern western democracies / selections from Antonio Gramsci --Repressive.

Classes and Elites in Democracy and Democratization book. Classes and Elites in Democracy and Democratization book. A Collection of Readings. Edited By Eva Etzioni Halevy. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 25 March Pub. location New York. Imprint by: Save on Classes and Elites in Democracy and Democratization by Eva Etzioni Halevy.

Shop your textbooks from Zookal AU today. This collection of readings has been complied on the assumption that for an adequate explanation of the success and failure, the strengths and weaknesses, of democracy, it is necessary to resort to bo.

Delegative Democracy Guillermo O'Donnell Elites' Political Values and Democratic Consolidation in Brazil Elisa P. Reis and Zairo B. Cheibub The Role of Political Elites in the Transition from Communism to Democracy The Case of Poland Wlodzimierz Wesolowski PART V: Classes and Elites in Democracy and Democratization The question of whether democratization is an elite-led process from above, or a popular triumph from below, continues to be an area of contention among political scientists.

Examining the experiences of countries which have provided the main empirical base for recent theorizing, namely, Western Europe and South America in the 19th and early 20th centuries and again in the s and s.

DEMOCRATIZATION: THE ROLE OF ELITES Philippe C. Schmitter Emeritus professor Department of Political and Social Sciences European University Institute This entry could be brief. From a strictly etymological perspective, the transition from autocracy to democracy should involve moving from “the rule of one person.

Paths toward Democracy The Working Class and Elites in Western Europe and South America. Get access. The question of whether democratization is an elite-led process from above or a popular triumph from below continues to be an area of contention among political scientists.

Examining the experiences of countries which have provided the main. Nagle, J D & Mahr, A'Elites and citizens: elite democracy and citizen participation', in Democracy and democratization: post-communist europe in comparative perspective, Sage Politics Texts, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp.

viewed 14 Junedoi: /n8. While structural theories dominated earlier studies, democratization studies since the third wave of democracy have given primary attention to the strategies and capacities of political elites. In her book Paths toward Working Class and Elites in Western Europe and South America Ruth Berins Collier looks at the literature on democratization and seeks a middle r identifies two main “camps” in the literature.

The first being the standard class-based analysis, with roots in both the Marxist and historical sociological literature, which links the. Books, Toys, Games and much more. Classes and Elites in Democracy and Democratization: A Collection of Readings / Edition 1 available in Paperback.

it is necessary to resort to both class and elite theories and to strive for the future development of the extant beginnings of a synthesis between them. For this purpose, it presents the Price: $   The independent variables of specific interest in the following are foreign aid and democracy.

The foreign aid data cover Official Development Aid, measured as in most of the literature as percent of GDP and taken from the OECD International Development Statistics ().Foreign aid (ODA) is defined as actual aid disbursements provided by official agencies with the aim of promoting economic.

Rather, capitalist development is associated with democracy because it transforms the class structure, enlarging the working and middle classes, facilitating their self-organization, and thus making it more difficult for elites to exclude them.

Simultaneously, development weakens the landed upper class, democracy's most consistent opponent. coefficients and democratization was not so counterintuitive as one might initially think. We also began to see how our argument resembles Barrington Moore’s in terms of the importance placed on the role of the relative power of landed elites and the urban upper-middle classes in democratization.

Our emphasis began to. Inequality and Democratization: An Elite-Competition Approach comes at a time when inequality is once again in the spotlight, both in the academic and popular debate. Inequality is usually assumed to have pernicious effects, such as reducing public goods provisions, impeding development, or even triggering political violence.

Moore divides the classes by material interests; landed upper classes and the peasantry (Teorell ). He also claims that “No bourgeois, no democracy.”, placing the middle class as the main support for democratization among the classes (Teorell ).

Nagle, J D & Mahr, ADemocracy and democratization: post-communist europe in comparative perspective, Sage politics texts, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, viewed 13 Julydoi: / Nagle, John D and Alison Mahr.

Democracy and Democratization: Post-Communist Europe in Comparative Perspective.During the last two weeks Chile went through the most extreme moment of political turmoil since Pinochet’s dictatorship. The world saw images of Chilean streets crammed by protestors, metro stations on fire, crowds looting supermarkets, and military forces deployed throughout the country—an image that revived the troubled s in everyone’s memory.Authoritarianism and the Elite Origins of Democracy systematically documents and analyzes the constitutional tools that outgoing authoritarian elites use to accomplish these ends, such as electoral system design, legislative appointments, federalism, legal immunities, constitutional tribunal design, and supermajority thresholds for change.