Democratization

Interview – Kristina Mani

E-International Relations • Jan 13 2020 • Features
Kristina Mani discusses Latin American politics, regional issues and the role of militaries, as well as the benefits of using of films and documentaries in her work.

Interview – Octavio Amorim Neto

E-International Relations • Mar 28 2019 • Features
Professor Octavio Amorim Neto talks to us about Brazil's foreign policy, the Bolsonaro presidency and the constitutional developments of Portuguese-speaking countries.

Taiwan’s Democratisation and China’s Quest for Cross-Strait Reunification

Tommy Sheng Hao Chai • Sep 5 2018 • Essays
Taiwan’s democratic consolidation has fundamentally altered cross-strait politics and has reshaped the debate along the lines of national identity.

Promoting Democracy in Serbia — The Limits of EU Conditionality

John Allison • Apr 12 2018 • Essays
Despite the EU’s use of conditionality, Serbia remains far from constituting a consolidated democracy, and recent trends suggest it may be backsliding.

Review – East Asia’s Other Miracle: Explaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities

Adrian Gallagher • Mar 7 2018 • Features
Bellamy's text studies the remarkable decline of mass atrocities in East Asia since their peak and analyses the factors that fostered and hindered this phenomenon.

A Critical Analysis of the Relationship between Democracy and Corruption

Elsa Nightingale • Dec 20 2015 • Essays
There is evidence to support the claim that democracy can reduce corruption. Once democracy is consolidated, there is reason to believe that corruption can be reduced.

Interview – Ivan Krastev

E-International Relations • Dec 16 2015 • Features
Ivan Krastev discusses Russia's troubled relationship with the West, the problems with democratic triumphalism, and the role of the EU in the post-Cold War world.

Turkish Foreign Policy in Turbulent Times

Meltem Müftüler-Baç • Jan 25 2015 • Articles
Turkey’s democratic consolidation problems in the domestic arena have posed limitations on its ability to project power in the region, and widened the chasm with the European Union.

Impressions from Kunduz after the 2014 Afghanistan Elections

Obaid Ali • May 27 2014 • Articles
The elections in Kunduz can be counted as a great achievement, both for the public and the local bodies, despite the spectre of the Taliban.

The Underestimated Effect of Democratic Sanctions

Christian von Soest and Michael Wahman • Apr 26 2014 • Articles
There have been unsuccessful democratic sanctions in the past and there will be more in the future. However, sanctions have also been successful in certain cases.

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