Democracy Advantage by Morton H. Halperin
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Democracy Advantage
By Morton H. Halperin

The Democracy Advantage

How Democracies Promote Prosperity and Peace

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Democracy Advantage by Morton H. Halperin

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Reviewing 40 years of hard, empirical data, from China and India to Chile and Iraq, the authors show that poor democracies beat poor autocracies in every economic measure. In addition, the authors offer dramatic evidence that democracies are less likely to fight each other and that terrorists more often find safe haven in authoritarian countries such as Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415990653
ISBN-10: 0415990653
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Morton H. Halperin

Survival and the Success of Liberty by Morton H. Halperin Survival and the Success of Liberty, Paperback (November 2009)

Over the course of the twentieth century, Americans came to embrace the defense and promotion of rights and democracy as a vital mission of US foreign policy. But this popular view shifted during the George W.

Power and Superpower by Morton H. Halperin Power and Superpower, Paperback (March 2007)

The United States entered the twenty-first century as a global leader, emulated for its ideals as much as it is respected for its power to shape events. American leadership served as the bedrock for the international order, promoting prosperity and peace both at home and abroad.

Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy by Morton H. Halperin Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy, Paperback (September 2006)

The first edition of Bureaucratic Politics and Foreign Policy is one of the most successful Brookings titles of all time. This thoroughly revised version updates that classic analysis of the role played by the federal bureaucracy --civilian career officials, political appointees, and military officers --and Congress in formulating U.

Democracy Advantage by Morton H. Halperin Democracy Advantage, Hardback (December 2004)

For decades, policies pursued by the US and other industrialized nations towards the developing world have been based on the belief that democracy and development don't mix. This book makes a case that they do.

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Author Biography - Morton H. Halperin

Morton Halperin is one of America's most respected foreign policy analysts and served in the Clinton, Nixon, and Johnson administrations. He taught at Harvard and is currently the Senior Vice President of the Center for American Progress. Joseph T. Siegle has done extensive research pn developing countries and is the Douglas Dillon Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Michael Weinstein is Director of Programs for the Robin Hood Foundation and publishes frequently on the editorial pages of The New York Times.

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