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Roberto Farneti

-Erik Skaaning (2012) stress the inconclusiveness of surveys and analyses on the link between fractionalized societies and democracy. Hinnebusch (2006: 377) maintains that earlier failures led to a revision of modernization theory that “was based more on

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Alexander Weiss

related to, but distinguished from, adjacent concepts such as “conditions of democracy” or “contexts of democratic thought.” The former concept has its roots in modernization theories—from Tocqueville and J.S. Mill, to Huntington and Inglehart—and is used

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Belonging to Spontaneous Order

Hayek, Pluralism, Democracy

Stephanie Erev

Anatoli Ignatov, who asks: “do droughts constitute the earth's verdicts on degrading practices of modernization and development?” and “what if we understood hurricanes as if they were votes on corporate-driven energy policies?” ( Ignatov 2017: 56

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This edition of Theoria speaks to the dynamics of globalization, to the nature and scope of democracy and democratic consolidation, and to the challenge of grounding authority, both sacral and ‘secular’. These themes have become especially resonant at a historical moment when religious fundamentalism has, in the context of increasing global interconnectedness, become more ‘present’, and when capitalist modernization has come increasingly to be broadly legitimated in the language of ‘democratic consolidation’.

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American Extraterritorial Legislation

The Data Gathering behind the Sanctions

Ali Laïdi

effectiveness, the Americans have given even more power to the body in charge of this mission, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (Firrma ) was signed into law 17 by President

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On 20th Century Revolutionary Socialism, from Poland to Peru and beyond

Jean-Numa Ducange, Camila Vergara, Talat Ahmed, and Christian Høgsbjerg

posing questions around decolonising the curriculum, such issues take on an increased importance and urgency. Baer charts the development of discussions, debates and inquiry into how modernizing schooling projects could evolve during the inter

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Valery B. Ferim

Alternative: A Collection of Essays on Revolutionary Theory and Politics . Harare : SAPES . Makalani , M. 2011 . Pan-Africanism . New York : Africana Age . Matunhu , J. 2011 . ‘ A Critique of Modernization and Dependency Theories in Africa