How might a countrys path to democracy
explain the kind of democracy it has? Or
how sustainable democracy is over time?
In author ,Robert Dahl's work Polyarchy, Dahl categorizes states on the path to
democracy based on the two factors o
Perspectives on Brazilian Political Institutions
1. Describe the negative and positive views on Brazil's political institutions discussed by Timothy
In his article, "Optimism, Pessimism, and Coalitional Presidentialism: Debating
the Institutional D
Making the Transition: Agrarian
Society to an Industrialized Society
Making the transition from an agrarian society to an industrialized society
represents one of the
Death of the Secularization Theory
Stark argues that secularization theory is dead. What are the most compelling reasons
Stark provides in his argument for why secularization theory is inadequate in explaining
religion in the modern world?
In his article,
Analyzing Democratization as Waves
Is it analytically useful to think of democratization in terms of waves, i.e. that
democratization at different periods requires different explanations?
In Political Scientist, Samuel P Huntington's book, The Third Wa