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作者 Reynolds, Andrew
書名 The Architecture of Democracy : Constitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy
出版項 Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2002
©2002
國際標準書號 9780191529856 (electronic bk.)
9780199246458
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (530 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Oxford Studies in Democratization Ser
Oxford Studies in Democratization Ser
附註 Intro -- Preface -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Contributors -- Introduction: Institutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy -- I: Institutional Design in Divided Societies: An Overview -- 1. Constitutional Design: Proposals versus Processes -- 2. The Wave of Power-Sharing Democracy -- 3. Institutions and Coalition-Building in Post-Communist Transitions -- II: Presidentialism, Federalism and Decentralization, and Electoral Systems -- 4. Presidents, Parliaments, and Democracy: Insights from the Post-Communist World -- 5. Presidentialism and Democratic Performance -- 6. Constitutional Asymmetries: Communal Representation, Federalism, and Cultural Autonomy -- 7. Federalism and State-Building: Post-Communist and Post-Colonial Perspectives -- 8. Ballots Not Bullets: Testing Consociational Theories of Ethnic Conflict, Electoral Systems, and Democratization -- 9. Designing Electoral Rules and Waiting for an Electoral System -- III: Country Studies -- 10. Constitutional Engineering in Post-Coup Fiji -- 11. The Belfast Agreement and the British-Irish Agreement: Consociation, Confederal Institutions, a Federacy, and a Peace Process -- 12. The Eritrean Experience in Constitution Making: The Dialectic of Process and Substance -- 13. Indonesia's Democratic Transition: Playing by the Rules -- 14. Institutional Design, Ethnic Conflict Management, and Democracy in Nigeria -- 15. Ethnic Diversities, Constitutional Designs, and Public Policies in India -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
This volume brings together leading scholars in the discipline to discuss the critical theme of the successes and failures of constitutional design. Leading lights of the discipline, Arend Lijphart and Donald Horowitz, debate their own contributions to the field. Emerging scholars then present important new evidence from Europe, the CIS, Latin America, and Africa. Chapters analyse the effect of presidential and parliamentary systems, issues of federalism andautonomy, and the varying impact of electoral systems. The book concludes with case studies of Fiji, Ireland, Eritrea, Indonesia, Nigeria, and India
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鏈接 Print version: Reynolds, Andrew The Architecture of Democracy : Constitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2002 9780199246458
主題 Comparative government -- Congresses.;Democracy -- Congresses.;Democratization -- Congresses
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