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Future Of Freedom
Future Of Freedom
by Fareed Zakaria
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars Democracy and Constitutional Liberalism, Feb. 24 2004
This review is from: Future Of Freedom (Hardcover)
A must read for any serious student of History and Political Science. A highly readable work.
Mr Zakaria develops well documented, lucid arguments to explain WHY democratic elections alone do not produce western style liberal democracy. He goes on to discribe and document the conditions which must be met if liberal democracy is to develop and survive in the long term.
His thesis is as important to nations (such as the U.S.) with long standing histories of constitutional liberalism as it is for nations striving to attain liberal democratic institutions.

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