Volume 7, Issue 3
Democracy’s global advance is facing headwinds, but there are still opportunities for progress in pseudodemocratic and authoritarian states.
Democratization in the Middle East
A review of Comparative Constitutional Engineering: An Inquiry into Structures, Incentives and Outcomes, by Giovanni Sartori.
A review of Political Legitimacy in Southeast Asia: The Quest for Moral Authority, edited by Muthiah Alagappa.
Excerpts from: Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui’s inaugural address; a ten-point declaration of a summit of more than a dozen Nigerian prodemocracy groups; an “Inter-American Convention Against Corruption”; resolutions adopted by Burma’s National League for Democracy.
Reports on elections in Albania, Bangladesh, Benin, Chad, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Sierra Leone, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Uganda, Western Samoa, Zimbabwe.