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Table Of Contents


Introduction - Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner

I - Democracy and Liberty: Universal Values?
1 Democracy as a Universal Value - Amartya Sen
2 Buddhism, Asian Values, and Democracy - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
3 Confucianism and Democracy - Francis Fukuyama
4 Muslims and Democracy - Abdou Filali-Ansary
5 How Far Can Free Government Travel? - Giovanni Sartori
6 Democracy and Liberty: The Cultural Connection - Russell Bova
7 From Liberalism to Liberal Democracy - Marc F. Plattner

II - Consolidating Democracy
8 Toward Consolidated Democracies - Juan J. Linz and Alfred Stepan
9 Illusions about Consolidation - Guillermo O'Donnell
10 O'Donnell's "Illusions": A Rejoinder - Richard Gunther, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, and Hans Jürgen Puhle
11 Illusions and Conceptual Flaws: A Response - Guillermo O'Donnell
12 What Is Democratic Consolidation? - Andreas Schedler

III - Foundations of Successful Democracy
13 What Makes Democracies Endure? - Adam Przeworski, Michael Alvarez, José Antonio Cheibub, and Fernando Limongi
14 Party Systems in the Third Wave - Scott Mainwaring
15 What Makes Elections Free and Fair? - Jørgen Elklit and Palle Svenson
16 Federalism and Democracy: Beyond the U.S. Model - Alfred Stepan
17 Markets, Law, and Democracy - Charles Fried
18 Free Politics and Free Markets in Latin America - Jorge I. Domínguez
19 A New Jurisprudence for Africa - H. Kwasi Prempeh
20 How Democracies Control the Military - Richard H. Kohn

IV - Prospects and Challenges for Democracy in the New Century
21 A Quarter-Century of Declining Confidence - Susan J. Pharr, Robert D. Putnam, and Russell J. Dalton
22 Latin America at the Century's Turn - Abraham F. Lowenthal
23 The Postcommunist Divide - Jacques Rupnik
24 Putin's Russia: One Step Forward Two Steps Back - Michael McFaul
25 Will China Democratize? - Michel Oksenberg
26 Is Pakistan the (Reverse) Wave of the Future? - Larry Diamond