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Towards a model of illiberal democracy

Jones, D., Jayasuriya, K., Bell, D.A. and Brown, D. (1995) Towards a model of illiberal democracy. In: Bell, D.A., Jayasuriya, K., Jones, D. and Brown, D., (eds.) Towards Illiberal Democracy in Pacific Asia. St Martin's Press INC., pp. 163-167.

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Enlightenment rationalism has, to a very large degree, shaped our contemporary understanding of democracy and democratization. The key performers in this drama are autonomous social actors who push the state towards democratic forms. The significance of the role played by these social actors varies according to the scriptwriters’ modernization or Marxian preference.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: St Martin's Press INC.
Copyright: 1995 Daniel A. Bell, David Brown, Kanishka Jayasuriya and David Martin Jones
Other Information: St Antony’s Series
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