Democratization

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1. What, according to Huntington is a wave of democratization?

  • a group of transitions from nondemocratic to democratic regimes that occur within a period of time that significantly outnumber transitions in the opposite direction during that period of time
  • a period in which democracy is consolidated across the majority of democratic regimes
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2. Who suggests that semi-pres supports democratic survival by virtue of its flexibility?

  • Pasquino and Sartori
  • Moe and Caldwell
  • Skach and Shugart
  • Shugart and Carey

3. Which pair distinguish between the 'rulers and the ruled' and the 'rich and the poor' in explaining the first wave of democratization?

  • Stone and Bone
  • Box and Stick
  • Boix and Stokes
  • Beux and Stikes

4. Who said that for 3rd wave democracies, 'the problem is not overthrow but erosion: the intermittent or gradual weakening of democracy by those elected to it'?

  • Svolik
  • Huntington
  • O'Donnell
  • Skach

5. Who distinguishes between democratic survival due to consolidation and democratic survival due to favourable circumstances? (disease analogy)

  • Svolik
  • Skach
  • Huntington
  • O'Donnell

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