List of Illustrations xi List of Tables xiii Preface and Acknowledgments xvii Introduction: Regime Change during the Third Wave: From Dictatorship to Democracy and Back 1 Part I: Inequality and Transitions to Democracy 1 Inequality and Transitions to Democracy 29 Part II: Pathways to Democracy 2 Modeling Democratic Transitions: Distributive Conflictand Elite Processes (with Terence Teo) 61 3 Distributive Conflict Transitions: Institutions and Collective Action 96 4 Elite-Led Transitions: International Factors and Politics at the Top 142 5 Transition Paths and the Quality of Democracy (with Terence Teo) 173 Part III: Reversions from Democratic Rule 6 Inequality, Development, and the Weak Democracy Syndrome (with Terence Teo) 219 7 Pathways to Authoritarian Rule 270 8 Learning from Anomalies: Low-Income Survivors, Middle-Income Reverters 301 Conclusion: Whither Democracy? 339 Online Resources References 359 Index 387
Stephan Haggard is the Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor at the Graduate School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego. Robert R. Kaufman is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University.
"Haggard and Kaufman provide an erudite analysis of the complexities of transition from the authoritarian rule to democracy in the last three decades... A first-rate contribution to the literature on regime transition."--Choice