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Comparative lessons for democracy

Comparative lessons for democracy

a collaborative effort of educators from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Russia, and the United States

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Published by Center for Civic Education in cooperation with the Ohio State University, U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center in Calabasas, CA, [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Social change -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCollaborative effort of educators from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Russia, and the United States
    Statementeditors, Dawn M. Shinew and John M. Fischer.
    GenreCross-cultural studies.
    ContributionsShinew, Dawn M., Fischer, John M., Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.), United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17132694M

    Patrick Heller is a professor of sociology and international studies at Brown University. His main area of research is the comparative study of democratic deepening. He is the author of The Labor of Development: Workers in the Transformation of Capitalism in Kerala, India (Cornell University Press, ) and co-author of Social Democracy in the Global Periphery (Cambridge University Press, ). This volume analyzes the function of informal institutions in Latin America and how they support or weaken democratic governance. Drawing from a wide range of examples—including the Mexican dedazo, clientelism in Brazil, legislative "ghost coalitions" in Ecuador, and elite power-sharing in Chile—the contributors examine how informal rules shape the performance of state and democratic.

      Comparative Democracy and Democratization (New Horizons in Comparative Politics) Paperback – by Howard J. Wiarda (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback, $ —Author: Howard J. Wiarda. Adapted from the groundbreaking bestseller, Principles of Comparative Politics, Third Edition! Foundations of Comparative Politics presents a scientific approach to the rich world of comparative inquiry, research, and scholarship, providing students a guide to cross-national comparison and why it matters to them. This condensed, more accessible format introduces students to the key questions.

    This set of collaborative lessons and teacher resources offers a unique focus on Central and Eastern Europe and the tremendous changes of the last decades. Thirty-five lessons present material about the history and government of Central and Eastern European nations and ask students to use comparative analysis with their own nation's history and government. She is the author of Stalled Democracy: Capital, Labor, and the Paradox of State Sponsored Development and co-editor of Building Rule of Law in the Arab World. She has published in a variety of venues including World Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Science Quarterly, Comparative Political Studies, World Development, Foreign Affairs.


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Comparative Lessons for Democracy is a resource book for high school teachers developed as part of CIVITAS: An International Civic Education Exchange Program.

The lessons actively engage students in comparative analyses of the emerging democracies in Central and Eastern Europe, including their histories and transitions. Comparative Lessons for Democracy is a resource book for high school teachers developed as part of CIVITAS: An International Civic Education Exchange Program.

The lessons actively engage students in comparative analyses of the emerging democracies in Central and Eastern Europe, including their histories and transitions. These unique materials were developed through collaboration among.

Comparative Lessons for Democracy Sample Lesson Sample Lesson POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT: THE CASE OF LATVIA There is a danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to.

This book also explicitly compares Japan to other, similarly situated democracies. Japan is therefore not treated as a standalone case but, rather, the lessons from Japan are contextualized for greater understanding and can be used to inform discussions about comparative elections and : Ray Christensen.

Book Description. Students will explore and understand the evolutions and revolutions that have brought the region to where it is today in the fully-updated new edition of Daniel Hellinger’s Comparative Politics of Latin text offers a unique balance of comparative politics theory and interdisciplinary country-specific context, of a thematic organization and in-depth country case.

Nagle, J D & Mahr, A'Regional comparisons of democratization: southern europe – lessons from another european region', in Democracy and democratization: post-communist europe in comparative perspective, Sage Politics Texts, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp.viewed 16 Junedoi: /n9.

The UK Politics lessons will be uploaded by the end of August I plan to make Political Ideas lessons and get them uploaded by Januarywith US & Comparative Politics lessons being uploaded between June and February The book makes an original argument about the likely resilience of US democracy and its institutions.

Reviews 'This rich and timely collection of essays provides an excellent guide for how to think about the challenge that populism poses to liberal democracy, and what lessons the United States - at this troubling historical moment - can draw.

A political scientist, Professor Herbst taught at Princeton University for eighteen years and is the author of States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control and many other books and articles. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Board of Freedom House, he has served on the advisory board of The.

For helpful comments and suggestions, the authors thank Sheri Berman, Daniel Galvin, Didi Kuo, Joseph Margulies, Paul Pierson, Daniel Stid, Sidney Tarrow, and the participants in the Workshop on the State of American Democracy in Historical and Comparative Perspective and the conference, “A Republic, If We Can Keep It,” sponsored by the Cornell Center for the Study of.

Books shelved as comparative-politics: Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism by Benedict Anderson, Making Democracy W. States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control is a book on African state-building by Jeffrey Herbst, former Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International book was a co-winner of the Gregory Luebbert Book Award from the American Political Science Association in comparative politics.

Co-Winner of the Gregory Luebbert Best Book Award, Comparative Politics Section of the American Political Science Association Jeffrey Herbst is president of Colgate University. "This ambitious and original book turns a comparative historical lens on state-building in Africa. Get this from a library.

Comparative lessons for democracy: a collaborative effort of education from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Russia. Join Kurt Weyland, Mike Hogg Professor in Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin Department of Government, in discussion.

Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor for Brazil Studies, HKS, will moderate. To elucidate the prospects of U.S.

democracy under President Trump, this talk will analyze the regime impact of populist chief executives in Europe and Latin America. He publishes widely on Dutch politics and policy-making as well as on the political development of welfare states from a cross-national perspective.

In van Kersbergen was awarded the Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Research for his book Social Capitalism. A Study of Christian Democracy and the Welfare State (). The project of European integration now spans Europe, but in becoming bigger and broader the European Union has brought on itself significant criticism.

As the EU becomes deeper, wider, and more ambitious, so opposition and scepticism become more prominent for citizens and more problematic for elites. Concerns about a 'democratic deficit' and the distance between European elites and publics.

Alan Rosenthal, who designed these lessons, is professor of public policy and political science at Rutgers University. He is a long-time student of state legislatures and state politics. His most recent books are Heavy Lifting: The Job of the American Legislature () and Engines of Democracy: Politics and Policymaking in State Legislatures.

"Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World surveys the waves of democratizing movements across the postcommunist region subsequent to the period to raise critical questions about the sources of regime change, among them popular protest and mobilization, opposition cohesiveness, the diffusion of organizational tactics, and the influence of external actors.

In an era when democracy is increasingly snagged on the age-old practice of patronage, students and scholars of political science, comparative politics, democratization, and international development and economics will be interested in this assessment, which calls for.

(). Democracy in Plural Societies: A Comparative Exploration. New Haven: Yale University Press. - Luebbert, Gregory M. (). Social Foundations of Political Order in Interwar Europe, World Politics, 39(4), - Moore, Barrington, Jr.

(). Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern."Anne Holohan brings something long overdue to the democratization bookshelf: comparative case studies based on fieldwork. This book should be mandatory reading for all Washington, D.C. policymakers at work on spreading democracy."-Julie Mertus, American University, "Throughout the case studies, Holohan relentlessly pushes her theoretical points, while seamlessly weaving the .Share, D.

“Comparative Lessons from Spain’s Transition to Democracy,” in Doh Chull Shin et. al. (eds.), Korea in the Global Wave of Democratization, (Seoul.