1. Democratization: Economic Prerequisites? -- 2. The Breakdown of Authoritarian Regimes -- 3. Elites and Transition -- 4. Beyond the Elites? -- 5. Transition and Civil Society -- 6. Transition and the Collapse of Communism -- Conclusion: Towards Consolidation?
"The Dynamics of Democratization provides a clear and accessible overview of the scale, scope and character of democratization in the contemporary world. The book offers important new theoretical insights as well as providing a wide range of detailed case studies of transition from Latin America, southern Europe and the former communist world."--BOOK JACKET