October 1996, Volume 7, Issue 4
Articles by Guillermo O’Donnell:
April 1996, Volume 7, Issue 2
Illusions About Consolidation
January 1995, Volume 6, Issue 1
Democracy’s Future: Do Economists Know Best?
January 1994, Volume 5, Issue 1
July 1998, Volume 9, Issue 3
Horizontal Accountability in New Democracies
January 2000, Volume 11, Issue 1
The Judiciary and the Rule of Law
July 2002, Volume 13, Issue 3
Debating the Transition Paradigm: In Partial Defense of an Evanescent “Paradigm”
The coauthor of the seminal work on democratic transitions sets the record straight on what the scholarly literature actually says.
October 2004, Volume 15, Issue 4
The Quality of Democracy: Why the Rule of Law Matters
Law-based rule means a set of basic conditions that make civic life possible. A democratic rule of law requires all that and more, however.
January 2007, Volume 18, Issue 1
The Perpetual Crises of Democracy
Democracy is and always will be in some kind of crisis, for it is constantly redirecting its citizens’ gaze from a more or less unsatisfactory present toward a future of still unfulfilled possibilities.
January 2010, Volume 21, Issue 1
Schmitter’s Retrospective: A Few Dissenting Notes
Another coauthor of Transitions from Authoritarian Rule questions whether his former collaborator is underrating the current dangers to democracy.