Diamond consolidating the third wave democracies v 1


[Larry Diamond, Elections without Democracy: Thinking about Hybrid Regimes, Andreas Schedler on The Menu of Manipulation, Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way on The Rise of Competitive Authoritarianism, and Nicolas van de Walle on Africas Range of Regimes, Journal of Democracy [The Freedom Crusade, Revisited, by Leslie H. Nye, Jr., The National Interest Online, December 1, 2005,

It brings together some of the world's foremost scholars of democratization, including Robert A. It contains essays by leading regional experts, including Yun-han Chu, P. They are also coeditors of the Journal of Democracy.

Yun-han Chu is professor of political science at National Taiwan University.

Consolidation after "two-turnover test" (Huntington 1991) Huntington believed in the importance of individual agents in the transition to democracy: “democracies are created not by causes but by causers” (Huntington 197).

To Huntington the transition was based on elite choice, perception, beliefs and actions, while subsequent consolidation was based on elite pacts and consensus.

Managed Pluralism: Vladimir Putin’s Emerging Regime.