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Author Burnell, Peter.

Title Democracy Assistance : International Co-operation for Democratization
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (693 pages)
Series Democratization Studies
Democratization studies.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Notes on Contributors; PART I: INTRODUCTION; 1. Democracy Assistance: The State of the Discourse; 2. Democracy Assistance: Origins and Organizations; PART II: INSTITUTIONS; 3. The United Nations and Democracy Assistance: Developing Practice within a Constitutional Framework; 4. European Union Development Co-operation and the Promotion of Democracy; 5. Germany's Stiftungen and Democracy Assistance: Comparative Advantages, New Challenges; 6. Towards Democratic Governance: The Contribution of the Multilateral Development Banks in Latin America
PART III: STRATEGIC ISSUES, COUNTRIES AND CASES7. International Assistance for Post- Conflict Elections; 8. Struggling with Semi-Authoritarians; 9. USAID and Democratic Decentralization: Taking the Measure of an Assistance Programme; 10. Civil Society and Democracy Assistance Julie Hearn and in Africa; 11. Democracy Assistance in South-east Asia: Long History/Unfinished Business; 12. Democracy Assistance: Russia's Experience as Recipient; 13. Judicial Reform and Legal Technical Assistance in Latin America; PART IV: CONCLUSION; 14. Democracy Assistance: The State of the Art
Summary This examination of how Western governments support democracy worldwide considers how countries use this aid. Attention is paid to post-conflict situations and semi-authoritarian regimes where democratization has stalled, and international support of democratic decentralization is assessed
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Subject Democracy.
Democratization -- International cooperation.
Technical assistance.
Democratization -- International cooperation.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
Technical assistance.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 113530954X