By James G. McGann
This e-book explores the pivotal function of imagine tanks within the democratization and financial reform hobbies via comparing their total impact at the transformation method in constructing and transitional nations around the globe.
James G. McGann assesses twenty-three imagine tanks, positioned in 9 nations and 4 areas of the area: Chile, Peru, Poland, Slovakia, South Africa, Botswana, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, that experience so much impacted political and financial transitions of their respective international locations. the writer examines the position they performed within the means of democratization and marketplace reform through the overdue 80s and 90s and identifies the significance of imagine tanks in those tactics through comparing their total impression at the policymaking approach. He argues within the early phases of a transition from an authoritarian regime to an open and democratic society the actions of imagine tanks are in particular severe, they usually have supplied a civil society defense internet to support these fragile democracies.
This publication could be of curiosity to scholars and students of political technology, democratization, improvement, financial improvement and civil society.
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Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries: Think Tanks as Catalysts (Routledge Research in Comparative Politics) by James G. McGann