5 edition of Promoting Democracy in the Americas found in the catalog.
August 31, 2007
by The Johns Hopkins University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Thomas Legler (Editor), Sharon F. Lean (Editor), Dexter S. Boniface (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||360|
Americanization or Americanisation, is the influence American culture and business has on other countries outside the United States, including their media, cuisine, business practices, popular culture, technology or political techniques. The term has been used since at least 21st Century Democracy Promotion in the Americas ends on a pessimistic note: There is no longer a single project under the rubric of democracy that unites the countries of the region. Rather, at least two rival visions of democracy -- representative versus participatory -- vie for support.
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"This book is a comprehensive and solid analysis of the ups and downs of democracy promotion in the Americas. It shows how much the democracy cause has gained ground in the region since the historic OAS Santiago Commitment to Democracy, but it also demonstrates the failures and shortcomings of this process, as well as the challenges that lie ahead in the defense and promotion of representative democracy in the : Paperback.
The book provides up-to-date case studies—not available in any other text—of the major actors involved in recent democracy promotion activities in the Americas. The contributors focus on diverse themes related to efforts to strengthen democracy in the Americas and include fresh material on the role of regional powers other than the United States—specifically Brazil and Canada—in regional initiatives.
Heine's and Weiffen's book shows the difficulties regional institutions such as the OAS have experienced when trying to create mechanisms to promote and defend democracy. The book certainly is a contribution to the debate on the relations between regionalism and democracy in Latin by: This book represents the only systematic comparative analysis of American and EU efforts to encourage the development of democracy and the rule of law in regions of the world still lacking them - including North Africa and the Middle East.
As such it is indispensable reading for students, scholars, and practitioners alike."Format: Paperback. Although it considers historical antecedents, the main focus of the book is on key instances of promotion and defense of democracy in the Western hemisphere since the adoption of the IADC.
It analyzes democratic norms, norm enforcement mechanisms and how they work in practice. The book provides up-to-date case studies -- not available in any other text -- of the major actors involved in recent democracy promotion activities in the Americas.
The contributors focus on diverse themes related to efforts to strengthen democracy in the Americas and include fresh material on the role of regional powers other than the United States -- specifically Brazil and Canada -- in regional.
This book very competently assesses the promotion and defense of democracy in the Americas focusing on the evolution of the issue since the Inter-American Democratic Charter of Other studies have dealt with the same issue, but this book is helpful in surveying all recent cases with particular attention to the case of Honduras.
European and American experts systematically compare U.S. and EU strategies to promote democracy around the world – from the Middle East and the Mediterranean, to Latin America, the former Soviet bloc, and Southeast Asia. In doing so, the authors debunk the pernicious myth that there exists a.
Three central themes guide the analysis: the nature of challenges to democracy in Latin America; the role of regional organizations as democracy promoters; and the transformation of Inter-American relations. The book unveils the key achievements and limitations of the OAS in the field and will be of great interest to students and scholars of Cited by: "This book is a comprehensive and solid analysis of the ups and downs of democracy promotion in the Americas.
It shows how much the democracy cause has gained ground in the region since the historic OAS Santiago Commitment to Democracy, but it also demonstrates the failures and shortcomings of this process, as well as the challenges that lie ahead in the defense and promotion of representative democracy in the Americas.
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Across China, Xi Jinping is pioneering a technological despotism of ubiquitous cameras. So this ideological preference, while real, does not help explain why the United States intervened. U.S. officials have also expressed a preference for democratic regimes, but ordered interventions to overthrow elected governments more often than to restore democracy in Latin America.
Thus, this preference also fails to carry much explanatory. In short, Promoting Democracy in the Americas delivers a well-reasoned assessment about the success, and failure, of democratic progress in the region to date, with an integrated consideration of the contributions of key states, international governmental organizations (IGOs), and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in furthering, or hindering, that progress.
Smith sees democracy promotion as more than a fig leaf that merely exists to disguise true US national interests. Rather, democracy promotion is part of a greater American narrative, an important element of the United States’ “mission” in the world.
US culture is thus an important factor in explaining democracy promotion. Despite representing the beliefs of a minority of the American public on many issues, conservatives are in power not just in Washington, DC, but also in state capitals and courtrooms across the country.
They got there because, while progressives fought to death over the nuances of policy and to bring attention to specific issues, conservatives focused on simply gaining power by gaming our. This new edition of Democracy in America makes Tocqueville’s classic nineteenth-century study of American politics, society, and culture available — finally.
— in a brief and accessible ed for instructors who are eager to teach the work but reluctant to assign all plus pages, Kammen’s careful abridgment features the most well-known chapters that by scholarly consensus. This book explores the contradictions in American democracy promotion in the Middle East.
It discusses the principles underlying US democracy promotion, and the debates surrounding US policy formation, and examines the application of US democracy promotion in specific by: 2.
1st Edition Published on August 7, by Routledge This book explores the often assumed but so far not examined proposition that a particular U.S. culture inf US Democracy Promotion after the Cold War: Stability, Basic Premises. Democracy in America, written by Alexis de Tocqueville between andis considered one of the most comprehensive and insightful books ever written about the U.S.
Having seen the failed attempts at a democratic government in his native France, Tocqueville set out to study a stable and prosperous democracy in order to gain insight into how it worked.Democracy an American Novel. by Henry Adams. First published anonymously inthe mother of all (American) political novels is the story of Madeleine Lee, a young widow who comes to Washington, DC, to understand the workings of government.This is a wide-ranging discussion of American efforts to recast the international order in its own political image.
The contributions given by a distinguished group of analysts are as diverse as they are challenging to traditional ways of thinking about US democracy promotion. As we enter into the 21st century with American hegemony intact, it is vital to understand what drives the world's 4/5(1).