Essays on Democracy Promotion
By (author) Thomas Carothers
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Critical Mission by Thomas Carothers
Book DescriptionDemand for practical knowledge and lessons about how the United States and other countries can more effectively promote democracy around the world has never been higher. This timely book by Thomas Carothers, one of the foremost authorities worldwide on democracy building, helps meet that need. Critical Mission draws together a wide-ranging set of Carothers's many seminal, widely cited essays, organized around four vital themes: The role of democracy promotion in U.S. foreign policy The core elements of democracy aid The state of democracy in the world The new U.S. push to promote democracy in the Middle East From puncturing myths about promoting civil society to sizing up the prospects for democracy in the Arab world, Carothers is consistently penetrating, incisive, and challenging to policymakers, democracy activists, and scholars alike.The book also includes the only up-to-date, comprehensive bibliography on democracy promotion.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780870032103
(229mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Publisher: Brookings Institution
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Thomas Carothers
Development Aid Confronts Politics, Hardback (April 2013)
A new lens on development is changing the world of international aid. This book assesses the progress and pitfalls of the attempted politics revolution in development aid and charts a constructive way forward.
Confronting the Weakest Link, Hardback (November 2006)
Beset with persistent problems of self-interest, corruption, ideological incoherence, and narrow electoral majorities, political parties are the weakest link in many democratic transitions around the world.
Promoting the Rule of Law Abroad, Paperback (January 2006)
Over the past decade, Carothers has established himself as the leading U.S. expert on democracy promotion. He is a powerful critic not only of the nuts-and-bolts of democracy assistance but also of U.
Uncharted Journey, Hardback (January 2005)» View all books by Thomas Carothers
The United States faces no greater challenge today than successfully fulfilling its new ambition of helping bring about a democratic transformation of the Middle East.
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Author Biography - Thomas Carothers
Thomas Carothers is vice president for international politics and governance at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, D.C., USA, and founder and director of the Endowment's Democracy and Rule of Law Project.
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