Transitions from authoritarian rule.

Tentative Conlusions about Uncertain Democracies by Guillermo A. O"Donnell

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore

Written in English
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  • Representative government and representation -- Case studies.,
  • Authoritarianism -- Case studies.,
  • Democracy -- Case studies.

About the Edition

Separately published vol. IV of the hardback edition Transitions from authoritarian rule: Prospects for Democracy, edited by Guillermo O"Donnell, Philippe C. Schmitter, and Laurence Whitehead, Blatimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986

Edition Notes

Statementby Guillermo O"Donnell and Philippe C. Schmitter.
ContributionsSchmitter, Philippe C., Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Latin American Program.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJF1051 .O317 1986
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxii, 81 p. ;
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2710043M
ISBN 100801826829
LC Control Number86002714

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