Democratic Development

Democratic Development

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55 h
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  • Free certificate
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  • 11 Sequences
  • Introductive Level

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Syllabus

Week 1
Introduction to the Course, Why Democracy?
What Is Democracy? Regime Types
The Third Wave of Democratization and its Ebb 

Week 2
Legitimacy, Authority and Effectiveness
Democratic Consolidation

Week 3
Political Culture and Democracy
Are Democratic Values Universal?

Week 4
Economic Development
Class Structure and Inequality
Civil Society

Week 5
Democratic Transition: Paths and Drivers
Democratic Transition: Types and Means

Week 6
Constitutional Design
Presidential vs. Parliamentary Government
Parties and Party Systems

Week 7
Electoral Systems
Choosing between Different Systems

Week 8
Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict
Managing Ethnic Conflict
Federalism

Week 9
Horizontal Accountability and the Rule of Law
Controlling Corruption
Democratic Breakdowns

Week 10
International Factors
Promoting Democracy

Week 11
The Future of Democracy

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

  • Larry Diamond - Center on Democracy, Development & the Rule of Law

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Leland Stanford Junior University, better known as Stanford University, is a private American university located in Silicon Valley, south of San Francisco.

Its motto is "Die Luft der Freiheit weht", which means "The wind of freedom blows".

Ranked among the world's top universities in most international rankings, it enjoys great prestige.

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Coursera is a digital company offering massive open online course founded by computer teachers Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller Stanford University, located in Mountain View, California. 

Coursera works with top universities and organizations to make some of their courses available online, and offers courses in many subjects, including: physics, engineering, humanities, medicine, biology, social sciences, mathematics, business, computer science, digital marketing, data science, and other subjects.

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