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Arguing Comparative Politics

Arguing Comparative Politics - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0198299974

Cover of Arguing Comparative Politics 01 (ISBN 978-0198299974)
ISBN13: 978-0198299974
ISBN10: 0198299974
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 2001
International: No

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Arguing Comparative Politics - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0198299974

Alfred Stepan

ISBN13: 978-0198299974
ISBN10: 0198299974
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 2001
International: No

Author Bio

Stepan, Alfred : Columbia University

Table of Contents

Introduction: Reflections on 'Problem Selection' in Comparative Politics

I. The State and Society

1. The New Professionalism of Internal Warfare and Military Role Expansion
2. Liberal-Pluralist, Classic Marxist, and 'Organic Statist' Approaches to the State
3. State Power and the Strength of Civil Society in the Southern Cone of Latin America
4. Military Politics in Three Polity Arenas: Civil Society, Political Society, and the State

II. Constructing and Deconstructing Polities: Contexts, Capacities and Identities

5. Paths Toward Redemocratization: Theoretical and Comparative Considerations
6. Political Crafting of Democratic Consolidation or Destruction: European and South American Comparisons (with Juan J. Linz)
7. On the Tasks of a Democratic Opposition
8. Democratic Opposition and Democratization Theory
9. Modern Multi-National Democracies: Transcending a Gellnerian Oxymoron
10. Political Identities and Electoral Sequences: Spain, the Soviet Union, and Yugoslavia (with Juan J. Linz)
11. The World s Religious Systems and Democracy: Crafting the Twin Tolerations

III. The Meta-frameworks of Democratic Governance and Democratic States

12. Constitutional Frameworks and Democratic Consolidation: Parliamentarianism versus Presidentialism (with Cindy Skach)
13. The French Fifth Republic: A Model for Import? Reflections on Poland and Brazil (with Ezra N. Suleiman)
14. Toward Consolidated Democracies (with Juan J. Linz)
15. Toward a New Comparative Analysis of Democracy and Federalism: 'Demos Constraining' and 'Demos Enabling' Federations

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