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Click to edit Master subtitle style Determinants of Democracy PS361 / August 30
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Outline n Modernization theory: Economic wealth and democracy n Other determinants of democracy
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Modernization theory n Original modernization theory : : Influenced by the ( ) : Theory by economists - Transition from ‘traditional’ society (large agriculture and small industry) to ‘modern’ society : Theory by political scientists (Lipset 1959) - Modernization is followed by democratization : Strong evidence ( )
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Modernization theory n Original modernization theory
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Modernization theory n Original modernization theory
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Modernization theory n 2nd generation of modernization theory : Tried to present a causal mechanism n Moore (1966), Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy : Compared Britain and France : i) ( ) of countryside ii) the elimination of ( )iii) the rise of ( ) iv) and the balance of power between ( ) and ( ) in Britain : British monarch needed to negotiate with bourgeoisie l Bill of Rights (1689)
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