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Democracy, East and West

Howard P. Kainz

Democracy, East and West

a philosophical overview

by Howard P. Kainz

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy,
  • Comparative government

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHoward P. Kainz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .K264 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2844835M
    ISBN 100312192207
    LC Control Number84006881

      The west’s self-proclaimed custodians of democracy failed to notice it rotting away the “only democracy in the Middle East His latest book is The Age of Anger. And as some are starting to acknowledge, there is another lesson from Europe: democracy is the basis for future unity.” Another aspect to achieving democracy is for the citizens of a nation to actually want it. Just because the West is composed of democratic nations does not mean that the nations of the Middle East want to replicate their.

      At a moment of pronounced uncertainty and change around the world, Western liberals (broadly defined) are reverting to form, centering their fears on a devastating internal conflict rather than an external threat. During the Cold War and both World Wars, liberals saw the real enemy of the West as coming from withinthe West itself: the barbaric Hun had burst forth from German culture’s genius Author: James Poulos.   That the West has been unable to transform the yearning for democracy, freedom and security in the Middle East into defeats for IS and al-Qaeda is in .

    In political science, the waves of democracy are major surges of democracy which have occurred in history. Although the term appears at least as early as , it was popularized by Samuel P. Huntington, a political scientist at Harvard University in his article published in the Journal of Democracy and further expounded in his book The Third Wave: Democratization in the Late Twentieth. Praised by The New York Times for his "ferocious moral vision", West, in this vital sequel to his major best seller and contemporary classic Race Matters, returns to the analysis of what he calls the arrested development of democracy, both in America and in the Middle East, with a hard-hitting diagnosis. A callous free-market fundamentalism, an.


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Democracy, East and West by Howard P. Kainz Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the first part of the book, Bell makes use of colorful stories and examples to show that there is a need to take into account East Asian perspectives on human rights and democracy. The second part — a fictitious dialogue between Demo and Asian senior statesman Lee Kuan Yew — examines the pros and cons of implementing Western-style.

"Bell criticizes 'West-centric perspectives,' which assume that every society aspires to the ideal of becoming a Western-style liberal democracy. [This is an] extremely rich new book."Jerry Burke, Philosophy East & West "Daniel Bell has produced a book that is as creative and intriguing as it is scholarly and by: This book is an excellent expression of "liberal Islam", a view of the Muslim religion that is essentially democratic, tolerant, and compatible with most other values cherished in the West.

Bhutto points out that democracy (or the desire for it) is a more universal desire, not owned by either East or by:   The transformation of democracy and capitalism in the West cannot, in other words, be understood by isolating and disentangling just the West, as.

In the first part of the Democracy, Bell makes use of colorful stories and examples to show that there is a need to take into account East Asian perspectives on human rights and democracy.

The second part--a fictitious dialogue between Demo and Asian senior statesman Lee Kuan Yew--examines the pros and cons of implementing Western-style democracy in Book Edition: Core Textbook. So says Timothy Mitchell, chair of the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, East and West book has written a new book titled CarbonDemocracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil.

The work examines the complex relationship between coal, oil and democracy, and it’s being published at a time when a rise in the price of oil is contributing to discontent and demonstrations around the world.

“How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs should be required reading for policymakers and pundits who promote the lie that Arabs require western invasions to impose democracy. It proves that the West, far from promoting democracy in the Middle East, strangled it at birth.

This excellent and enlightening book ranks with Margaret Macmillan. Informed and intrigued by two events that happened in different eras, in different countries, Gardner Thompson has written an in-depth historical examination of the nature of 'imported' democracy as practised in the East African countries of Uganda, where he worked as a young History teacher in the 70s, Kenya and Tanzania.

Democracy East and West A Philosophical Overview. Authors; Howard P. Kainz; Book. 1 The Future of Democracy in the International Sphere. Howard P. Kainz.

Pages Is Democracy the Best Form of Government. Howard P. Kainz. Pages Back Matter. Pages PDF. About this book. Keywords. democracy philosophy political science.

Liberal democrats in the West typically counter by questioning the motives of Asian critics, arguing that Asian leaders are merely trying to Proponents of Asian values argue that it is a distinctive product of the Western experience and that Western powers shouldn't try to push human rights and democracy onto Asian states/5.

The Decline of Democracy in East-Central Europe Article (PDF Available) in Problems of Post-Communism January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kainz, Howard P. Democracy, East and West. London: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

How the West de-democratised the Middle East. Rather than promote democracy in the Middle East, the West has a long history of doing the exact opposite. Get this from a library. Prospects for democracy: North, South, East, West. [David Held;] -- "This volume offers a comprehensive overview of current debates about democracy across the globe.

Since the political turmoil in Eastern Europe began in the s, the debate about the meaning and. The debate about political change and democratic transformation in the Middle East has, in recent years, received more conceptual analysis and theoretical treatment than ever before.

This is due to the little systematic work done on the subject in the past and an abundance of ideas about the constraints of Western theoretical approaches to the application of democracy in the Middle East. The West Hoped for Democracy in Turkey.

Erdogan Had Other Ideas. Turkey’s descent into authoritarianism and crisis has destroyed whatever hopes. Participation and Democracy East and West: Comparisons and Interpretations.

DOI link for Participation and Democracy East and West: Comparisons and Interpretations. Participation and Democracy East and West: Comparisons and Interpretations bookCited by: 2. About this blog: A struggle over the future of the Middle East is under way: Will terrorist groups and other authoritarian regimes hold sway or will the people of the region seek freedom and democracy?Walid Phares, senior fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, argues in “The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East” that the West doesn’t fully.

In Democracy Matters, West returns to the analysis of the arrested development of democracy-both in America and in the crisis-ridden Middle East. In a strikingly original diagnosis, he argues that if America is to become a better steward of democratization around the world, we must first wake up to the long history of imperialist corruption.

The third part of the book is an argument for an as-yet-unrealized Confucian political institution that justifiably differs from Western-style liberal democracy. This is a thought-provoking defense of distinctively East Asian challenges to Western-style liberal democracy that will stimulate interest and debate among students of political theory.

Empire of Democracy: The Remaking of the West Since the Cold War, – claimed was found in the communist East. This liberal concept of the West was incorporated into book offers a.

The rise of populism in the West and the rise of China in the East have stirred a rethinking of how democratic systems work—and how they fail. The impact of globalism and digital capitalism is forcing worldwide attention to the starker divide between the “haves” and the “have-nots,” challenging how we think about the social contract.

By fiscal yearthe level of annual U.S. democracy aid in the Middle East was more than the total amount spent from to But while it was categorized as democracy aid, it .