Volume 6, Issue 4
Armed Forces and Democracy
Debate: Proportional Representation and Southern Africa
The Indispensable Man
Review of Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (1994).
Uses of “Civil Society”
A review of Conditions of Liberty: Civil Society and Its Rivals, by Ernest Gellner.
Documents on Democracy
Excerpts from: Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech in Rangoon; human rights advocate Harry Wu’s remarks before the U.S. House of Representatives on China’s labor camps; “Our Global Neighborhood,” presented at the World Economic Forum.
News and Notes
Conference on Third Wave Democracies Held in Taiwan; Conference Examines Options for Africa; New Resource on Democracy Available; Ditchley Foundation Holds Conference on Corruption; Report on NED’s International forum.
Reports on elections in Armenia, Dominica, Guinea, Haiti, and Thailand.