Actors, Institutions, and Change

Leonardo Morlino

in Democracy Between Consolidation and Crisis

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780198280828
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599965 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Democratization

 Actors, Institutions, and Change

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The theoretical framework of the entire research is given. A definition of democracy is discussed. All other key concepts of the research are defined. Legitimation and consensus, autonomy and control, manifest inefficacy, and negative reactions are the paired empirical processes at the core of the research and are discussed at a theoretical level. A typology of democracy is also proposed.

Keywords: autonomy; civil society; consensus; consolidation; crisis; democracy; inefficacy; legitimation; transition; typology

Chapter.  18550 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Politics

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