TITLE

Voting, but for what?

AUTHOR(S)
Spencer, Claire
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
World Today;Dec2005, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses issues concerning the democratization of countries in the Middle East. It is argued that there are two main truisms associated with debates on democracy. First, majority of people around the world aspire to be governed by democratic norms. The second is that as a form of government based on human rights and equality under the rule of law, democracy can be embraced by any society, in what ever form best reflects its culture and tradition.
ACCESSION #
19207815

 

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