A country that is in the process of democratization

A country that is in the process of democratization

A country that is in the process of democratization

Select a country that is in the process of democratization, and briefly explain why you chose the country you did. Use your own understanding and the literature to justify your selection.Indicate at least four credible scholarly sources to jumpstart your research. These can be sources that are already in the  classroom or new ones. Delineate a thesis statement and a research question that will serve as the organizing principle for your research and writing. You are encouraged to note up five concise questions that will drive the gathering of research, data and analysis toward addressing your thesis.

For context, consider the questions from the syllabus when researching your country selection, and add additional questions by design that will help drive your research toward addressing your thesis. The questions from the syllabus include:

 

The ways in which the country’s political leaders have resisted democratization?

 

 

  • What measures have been taken by political leaders in your chosen country to democratize its political process?
  • What are the ways in which the country’s political leaders have resisted democratization?
  • How can you analyze the progress of your chosen country, based on criteria by Dahl or Diamond (See articles below)

The process of democratization brings about both support and resistance. To begin, read the following articles:

You may also glean other criteria, conditions or factors from the literature for your analysis.

 

Following are additional sources that may help get your creative juices flowing for this assignment.

Democracy | United Nations

Excerpt: Pathways to Freedom | Council on Foreign Relations (2013)

Does Globalization Promote Democracy?: An early assessment (2001)

Democracy and Democratization | The Princeton Encyclopedia of Self-Determination

The CIA World Facebook is also a good source for country data:

https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/