• Lars Rudebeck
  • Olle Törnquist
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)


Democracy and democratization are buzzwords of the 1990s. They constitute the discourse within which even authoritarian rulers feel pressed to legitimate their special interests and struggles over hegemony — not to talk of entrepreneurial students and researchers. Thus, there is a good deal of confusion and a great need for reflection — to get some perspective, to develop fruitful approaches, and to move ahead while preserving scientific and political integrity.


Social Capital Civil Society Capitalist Development Civic Virtue Democratic Governance 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998
Selection and editorial matter © Lars Rudebeck, Olle Törnquist and Virgilio Rojas 1996, 1998 Text © Macmillan Press Ltd 1998

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  • Lars Rudebeck
  • Olle Törnquist

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