Democratization

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1. Which of the following is not a critique of Huntington's waves of democracy analysis presented by Doorenspleet?

  • it doesn't account for level of democratic participation
  • conceptual: it fails to provide a clear and meaningful distinction between democratic and nondemocratic regimes
  • methodological: the number of states in the world changes to using a percentage is misleading
  • it ignores the inclusivity dimension (Dahl's criteria for democracy)
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2. Which pair say 'economic crises represent one of the most common threats to democratic stability'?

  • Huntington and Emerald
  • Cheibub and Ruby
  • Linz and Diamond
  • Sartori and Gold

3. What percentage of the world's states were semi-presidential in 2002?

  • 6
  • 3
  • 22
  • 14

4. Why is Linz' example of Allende's exacerbation of social conflict in Chile undermined?

  • presidents before Allende 'actually bolstered centrist, moderating tendencies'
  • it is presented in a partisan way

5. 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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