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Unformatted text preview: POLI 227 Narendra Subramanian February 6, 2008 Announcements: Midterm: Monday Feb 11, 2:35-3:25 (usual class time): LEA 132 New Wed: Feb 13-Discuss: Economic Development-Read: Burnell & Randall, Ch. 16, 10 (skim) Theories of Democracy • Institutionalism (Huntington): o Institutionalization Social Mobilization Order o Relevant institutions: many competing parties Democracy (Order + Liberty) • Civil Society o Important in transition to democracy, democratic deepening; perhaps not in consolidation o Not well worked out theory o Consolidation of democracy o Major players, play by the rules Regimes in South Asia Refer to table in Lecture Slides South Asia & Theories of Democracy • Problems for Lipset o Industrialization, middle classes same in India and Pakistan o Middle classes not necessarily democratic • Problems for Moore o Nobility not independent of pre-modern states o Weak town dweller class o Landlords did not commercialize o Peasantry persisted South Asia & Democratic Theories •...
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