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Apr 15, 2014, 09:03 ET New Issue of the Journal of Democracy Looks At Ethnic Power-Sharing Arrangements, The Legacy Of Nelson Mandela, And How Monarchies Can Evolve Toward Democracy

"In severely divided societies with ethnically based parties, ordinary majority rule usually results in ethnic domination," writes Donald L. Horowitz ...


Jan 17, 2014, 01:08 ET The Legacies of 1989, Violence in Mexico, and the Latest Thinking on the "Transition Paradigm" in New Issue of the Journal of Democracy

A quarter-century has passed since the annus mirabilis of 1989. To mark this anniversary, the Journal of Democracy has published "The Legacies of...


Oct 14, 2013, 12:23 ET New Looks at Egypt and Syria in Latest Issue of the Journal of Democracy

"The July 2013 military ouster of elected president Mohamed Morsi clearly marked the failure of Egypt's two-year attempt to realize a transition to...


Jul 12, 2013, 06:49 ET New issue of the Journal of Democracy covers developments in the Arab world, Latin America, Russia, and Kenya

"Why have the pacts that budding transitions to democracy need proven so hard to make and sustain in the Arab World?" Georgetown's Daniel Brumberg...


Apr 24, 2012, 11:00 ET Abdou Filali-Ansary and Alfred Stepan write about the "Arab Spring" in Latest Issue of Journal of Democracy

In the April 2012 issue of the Journal of Democracy (JoD), Abdou Filali-Ansary, founding director and professor at the Institute of Muslim...