Debating the Transition Paradigm: In Partial Defense of an Evanescent “Paradigm”

Issue Date July 2002
Volume 13
Issue 3
Page Numbers 6-12
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The coauthor of the seminal work on democratic transitions sets the record straight on what the scholarly literature actually says.

About the Author

Guillermo O’Donnell is professor emeritus of political science and senior fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies of the University of Notre Dame and professor of political science at the University of San Martín, Argentina. In 2006, he was the first-ever recipient of the International Political Science Association’s Mattei Dogan Prize for lifetime achievement.

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