A Composite Perspective on International Democracy

Richard Youngs

in International Democracy and the West

Published in print November 2004 | ISBN: 9780199274468
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602030 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Studies in Democratization

 A Composite Perspective on International Democracy

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This introductory chapter sets out the goals for this study amidst ongoing debates on the international dimensions of democratisation. It outlines the state of academic thinking on democracy’s relationship to international security concerns, and the interests of international investors. It highlights democracy’s strategic and economic utility, and calls for a more composite picture of its international dimensions.

Keywords: democratisation; democracy; international security; international investor

Chapter.  10970 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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