The second edition of this popular and authoritative text provides a truly global assessment of democratization in theory and practice in the contemporary world. It has been systematically revised and updated throughout to cover recent developments, from the impact of 9/11 and EU enlargement to the war in Iraq.
Jean Grugel is Professor of International Development and Chair of the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK, and is also the Director of the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID). Matthew Bishop is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, and also holds an honorary research fellowship from the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI).
Introduction.- 1. Democracy.- 2. Democratization in Historical Perspective.- 3. Explaining Democratization.- 4. Democratization and the State.- 5. Democratization and Civil Society.- 6. The Global Politics of Democratization .- 7. Democratization in Europe.- 8. Democratization in Latin America .- 9. Democratization in Africa .- 10. Democratization in the Middle East .- 11. Democratization in Asia.- Conclusion.