An Alternative Paradigm of Democratization: A Game-theoretic Model and Empirical Evidence

 
9783639196689: An Alternative Paradigm of Democratization: A Game-theoretic Model and Empirical Evidence

This monograph presents a theoretical perspective on democratization, and also tests it empirically. Various models of democratization have been proposed in the literature, like enfranchisement in response to threats of revolution, threats of war, and split of interests among elites. However there seems to be instances of democratization that do not follow any of these patterns. For one, these theories rely on redistributive aspects of franchise extension. My model captures democratization arising out of an evenly-balanced partisan competition between political parties, large rents from office and a part of the enfranchised benefiting from extension of franchise. Hence I can explain instances of suffrage extension with little or no redistributive repercussions like women?s suffrage. My model also fits the democratization experiences of several countries like Sweden, Chile, and Italy. I test this theory in the case of women?s suffrage in the states of the United States. Using event history analysis, I find evidence that early enfranchisement of women in some of the states, was caused, among other factors, by the intensity of competition between Republicans and Democrats.

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Soumyanetra Munshi (nee Chattopadhyay), PhD in Economics from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA. Currently Assistant Professor in the Economics and Social Sciences Area at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India. Doctoral dissertation deals with applied game-theoretic modeling of political issues, like democratization.

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Book Description VDM Verlag Okt 2009, 2009. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. Neuware - This monograph presents a theoretical perspective on democratization, and also tests it empirically. Various models of democratization have been proposed in the literature, like enfranchisement in response to threats of revolution, threats of war, and split of interests among elites. However there seems to be instances of democratization that do not follow any of these patterns. For one, these theories rely on redistributive aspects of franchise extension. My model captures democratization arising out of an evenly-balanced partisan competition between political parties, large rents from office and a part of the enfranchised benefiting from extension of franchise. Hence I can explain instances of suffrage extension with little or no redistributive repercussions like women s suffrage. My model also fits the democratization experiences of several countries like Sweden, Chile, and Italy. I test this theory in the case of women s suffrage in the states of the United States. Using event history analysis, I find evidence that early enfranchisement of women in some of the states, was caused, among other factors, by the intensity of competition between Republicans and Democrats. 100 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9783639196689

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