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The construction of democracy

The construction of democracy

lessons from practice and research

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy,
  • Democracy -- Case studies,
  • New democracies,
  • State, The

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Jorge I. Domínguez and Anthony Jones
    GenreCase studies
    SeriesDemocratic transition and consolidation
    ContributionsDomínguez, Jorge I., 1945-, Jones, Anthony, 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .C695 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17228889M
    ISBN 100801885957
    ISBN 109780801885952
    LC Control Number2006034765


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