Democratic Transformation and Obstruction: EU, US, and by Nelli Babayan

By Nelli Babayan

Although "democracy merchandising" has develop into a favored time period for coverage makers and students, democratization isn't a delicate or linear transition. whereas a few international locations fast democratize, others lag at the back of regardless of an extended interval of democracy advertising actions. additionally, whereas democracy promoting itself has been generally studied, there's a paucity of literature to be had assessing the result or the effect of democracy promotion.

This publication investigates democracy merchandising via the eu Union and the U.S. of the US, and seeks to discover why in depth democracy merchandising has led to constrained democratic growth. Exploring case reviews of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, this publication examines the stipulations during which democracy promoting is prone to bring about democratic transformation. furthermore, it introduces the idea that of the "democracy blocker," a robust authoritarian nearby actor that's able to blocking off democratization in different international locations.

This publication might be of curiosity to scholars and students of Political technology, Democracy, Democratization, ecu experiences, US Politics, Comparative Politics, and international Policy.

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