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By Richard Youngs

Western democracy is being puzzled round the world. At a similar time, Western relief teams are fast to assert that they're now not attempting to impose a selected form of democracy on others and they are open to aiding neighborhood, substitute kinds of democracy. This booklet examines what it truly is approximately Western democracy that non-Westerners are reacting negatively to and no matter if the critics frequently are equating a dislike for sure Western social or monetary positive aspects with an aversion to of Western political structures. It additionally explores the present nation of discussion approximately substitute different types of democratic perform in numerous regions—Asia, Africa, the center East, and Latin America—and then places ahead principles approximately how Western actors engaged in democracy aid can do a greater activity of incorporating new brooding about substitute democratic types into their efforts.

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