Democratization

1. Who says that there must be sufficient social organisation and social capital for a society to have a revolution and times of crisis can make the collective action problem easier to solve?

  • Lipset
  • Putnam
  • Coleman
  • Huntington
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2. Which of the following is not a reason why the combination of presidentialism and multipartism is destabilizing according to Mainwaring?

  • more likely to produce ideological polarization
  • president can't be partisan enough
  • likely to produce legislative deadlock
  • difficulties with interparty coalition building

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

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

4. Who says 'what kills democracy is not presidentialism but rather their military legacy' referring to Latin America?

  • Cheibub
  • Linz
  • Horowitz
  • Shugart

5. Which of the following is not one of Carothers' situations that can occur during 'transition' to democracy?

  • dominant-power politics
  • majoritarianism
  • feckless pluralism

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