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The Resource Political order and political decay : from the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, Francis Fukuyama

Political order and political decay : from the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, Francis Fukuyama

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Political order and political decay : from the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy
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Political order and political decay
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from the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy
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Francis Fukuyama
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Language
eng
Summary
In The Origins of Political Order, Francis Fukuyama took us from the dawn of mankind to the French and American Revolutions. Here, he picks up the thread again in the second instalment of his definitive account of mankind's emergence as a political animal. This is the story of how state, law and democracy developed after these cataclysmic events, how the modern landscape - with its uneasy tension between dictatorships and liberal democracies - evolved and how in the United States and in other developed democracies, unmistakable signs of decay have emerged. If we want to understand the political systems that dominate and order our lives, we must first address their origins - in our own recent past as well as in the earliest systems of human government. Fukuyama argues that the key to successful government can be reduced to three key elements: a strong state, the rule of law, and institutions of democratic accountability. This magisterial account is required reading for anyone wishing to know more about mankind's greatest achievements
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Fukuyama, Francis
Dewey number
320.9
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illustrations
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Fukuyama, Francis
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  • State, The
  • Order
  • Comparative government
  • Democracy
  • Globalization
  • Law
  • State, The
Target audience
adult
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Political order and political decay : from the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, Francis Fukuyama
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Published in the U.S. by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • text
  • still image
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I THE STATE -- 1.What Is Political Development? -- 2.The Dimensions of Development -- 3.Bureaucracy -- 4.Prussia Builds a State -- 5.Corruption -- 6.The Birthplace of Democracy -- 7.Italy and the Low-Trust Equilibrium -- 8.Patronage and Reform -- 9.The United States Invents Clientelism -- 10.The End of the Spoils System -- 11.Railroads, Forests, and American State Building -- 12.Nation Building -- 13.Good Government, Bad Government -- pt. II FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS -- 14.Nigeria -- 15.Geography -- 16.Silver, Gold, and Sugar -- 17.Dogs That Didn't Bark -- 18.The Clean Slate -- 19.Storms in Africa -- 20.Indirect Rule -- 21.Institutions, Domestic or Imported -- 22.Lingua Francas -- 23.The Strong Asian State -- 24.The Struggle for Law in China -- 25.The Reinvention of the Chinese State -- 26.Three Regions -- pt. III DEMOCRACY -- 27.Why Did Democracy Spread? -- 28.The Long Road to Democracy -- 29.From 1848 to the Arab Spring --
  • Contents note continued: 30.The Middle Class and Democracy's Future -- pt. IV POLITICAL DECAY -- 31.Political Decay -- 32.A State of Courts and Parties -- 33.Congress and the Repatrimonialization of American Politics -- 34.America the Vetocracy -- 35.Autonomy and Subordination -- 36.Political Order and Political Decay
Control code
000053405281
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 658 pages
Isbn
9781846684364
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other control number
60001954404
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Political order and political decay : from the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, Francis Fukuyama
Publication
Copyright
Note
Published in the U.S. by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I THE STATE -- 1.What Is Political Development? -- 2.The Dimensions of Development -- 3.Bureaucracy -- 4.Prussia Builds a State -- 5.Corruption -- 6.The Birthplace of Democracy -- 7.Italy and the Low-Trust Equilibrium -- 8.Patronage and Reform -- 9.The United States Invents Clientelism -- 10.The End of the Spoils System -- 11.Railroads, Forests, and American State Building -- 12.Nation Building -- 13.Good Government, Bad Government -- pt. II FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS -- 14.Nigeria -- 15.Geography -- 16.Silver, Gold, and Sugar -- 17.Dogs That Didn't Bark -- 18.The Clean Slate -- 19.Storms in Africa -- 20.Indirect Rule -- 21.Institutions, Domestic or Imported -- 22.Lingua Francas -- 23.The Strong Asian State -- 24.The Struggle for Law in China -- 25.The Reinvention of the Chinese State -- 26.Three Regions -- pt. III DEMOCRACY -- 27.Why Did Democracy Spread? -- 28.The Long Road to Democracy -- 29.From 1848 to the Arab Spring --
  • Contents note continued: 30.The Middle Class and Democracy's Future -- pt. IV POLITICAL DECAY -- 31.Political Decay -- 32.A State of Courts and Parties -- 33.Congress and the Repatrimonialization of American Politics -- 34.America the Vetocracy -- 35.Autonomy and Subordination -- 36.Political Order and Political Decay
Control code
000053405281
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 658 pages
Isbn
9781846684364
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Other control number
60001954404
Other physical details
illustrations

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