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Democratic Transitions and Democratic Breakdowns: The Elite Variable
Stable democratic regimes depend heavily on the "consensual unity" of national elites. So long as elites remain disunified, political regimes are unstable, a condition which makes democratic transitions and democratic ...
Nicaragua: The Economic Dilemmas of Peace and Democracy in 1988
This paper explores the complex economic conditions that Nicaragua faces at the end of 1988. It focuses, in particular, on the policy dilemmas that the Nicaraguan government confronts as domes tic economic conditions ...
Domestic Politics and Foreign Investment: British Development of Mexican Petroleum
How do host country politics affect foreign business interests? Tbis question is so complex that, while recognizing some influence, historians still concentrate on profit-making and market forces in order to analyze ...
Following the classical elite theorists' injunction to study variations in elite structure, we examine the elite settlement as a major, yet largely overlooked, form of political change. Elite settlements consist of ...