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Between states : interim governments and democratic transitions

Author: Lynn BeratThomas C BruneauH E ChehabiDaniel V FriedheimPaula Franklin LytleAll authors
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995
Series: Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics
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The book, which is divided into two clear parts, examines how interim governments all around the world and throughout the 20th-Century have effected democratic regime changes. They are relevant for  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Berat; Thomas C Bruneau; H E Chehabi; Daniel V Friedheim; Paula Franklin Lytle; James W McGuire; Barnett R Rubin; Allison K Stanger; Yossi Shain; Juan J Linz
ISBN: 0521484987 9780521484985
OCLC Number: 470663881
Notes: Notes
Description: xvii, 326 p.
Contents: Part I. Theory: Introduction; 1. Provisional governments: revolutionaries and moderates; 2. The power-sharing model; 3. The caretaker government formula; 4. The international interim government model revisited Yossi Shain and Lynn Berat; 5. The timing and nature of first democratic elections; Part II. Case Studies: 7. The provisional government and the transition from monarchy to Islamic Republic in Iran H. E. Chehabi; 8. From revolution to democracy in Portugal: the roles and stages of the provisional governments Thomas C. Bruneau; 9. Accelerating collapse: the East German road from liberalization to power sharing and its legacy Daniel V. Friedheim; 10. Interim government and democratic consolidation: Argentina in comparative perspective James McGuire; 11. The failure of an internationally-sponsored interim government in AfghanistanBarnett R. Rubin; 12. Electoral transitions in Yugoslavia Paula Franklin Lytle; 13. Democratization and the international system: the foreign policies of interim governments Allison Stanger.
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics


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"In this major contribution to the study of regime transition, Shain and Linz differentiate in extraordinarily suggestive ways among various types of interim government. The reader is continuously Read more...

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