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Introduction. Democratization by Elections: A New Mode of Transition?
Part I: The Democratizing Power of Elections: A Debate
Chapter 1. The Power of Elections in Africa Revisited
Chapter 2. The Relative Powerlessness of Elections in Latin America
Chapter 3. Elections as Levers of Democratization: A Global Inquiry
Chapter 4. Post–Cold War Political Regimes: When Do Elections Matter?
Chapter 5. Harbinger of Democracy: Competitive Elections before the End of Authoritarianism
Chapter 6. All Elections Are Not the Same: Why Power-Sharing Elections Strengthen Democratization
Part II: Determinants of the Power of Elections: Autocrats and Opposition Strategies
Chapter 7. Sources of Competition under Electoral Authoritarianism
Chapter 8. Opposition Parties and Incumbent Presidents: The New Dynamics of Electoral Competition in Africa
Chapter 9. Legislative Elections in Hegemonic Authoritarian Regimes: Competitive Clientelism and Resistance to Democratization
Chapter 10. Oppositions versus Dictators: Explaining Divergent Electoral Outcomes in Post-Communist Europe and Eurasia
Chapter 11. Judicial Complexity Empowering Opposition? Critical Elections in Armenia and Georgia
Part III: Reflections and Conclusions
Chapter 12. The Contingent Power of Authoritarian Elections
Chapter 13. A Theory of Elections as a Mode of Transition

Democratization by Elections
A New Mode of Transition
Publication Date: 1 Oct 2009
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 432 pages
Illustrations: 3 halftones, 24 line drawings
ISBN: 9780801893193