Three Cases

Axel Hadenius

in Institutions and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print July 2001 | ISBN: 9780199246663
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599392 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Democratization

 Three Cases

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Analyses democratic development in Africa, Latin America, and India, from the point of view of socioeconomic and institutional conditions. In this comparison, India comes out as a special case. Despite unfavourable socio‐economic conditions, democratic development has been relatively successful. The key is favourable institutional conditions.

Keywords: Africa; democratic development; India; institutional conditions; Latin America; socioeconomic conditions

Chapter.  12180 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Politics

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