Western conceptions of democracy and the transatlantic divide over democracy promotion: media debates in the context of military intervention / Golareh Khalilpour.

Author
Khalilpour, Golareh [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Baden-Baden, Germany : Nomos, [2020]
Description
278 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm

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Subject(s)
Democratization [Browse]
Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Cover -- Chapter 1 -- Introduction -- 1.1 Research Question and Central Argument -- 1.2 Media Coverage on Wars and Military Interventions -- 1.3 Added Value and Structure of Book -- Chapter 2 -- The Road to Democracy: What has the West been doing? -- 2.1 Conceptualizing Democracy Promotion -- 2.2 Democratization and Democracy Promotion in Academic Discourse -- 2.3 The Evolution of Democracy Promotion in the West -- 2.4 Transatlantic Tendencies in Democracy Promotion: Bottom up versus Top Down
  • 2.5 How Democracies emerge -- A Question of Sequence: State Institutions first, Citizen Participation second, or the other way round? -- 2.6 The Divide Across The Atlantic -- 2.7 Four Events, Two Readings -- 2.7.1 The Collapse of the Soviet Union -- 2.7.2 The 2003 Iraq Invasion -- 2.7.3 The Orange Revolution and the Maidan Protests of 2014 -- 2.7.4 The Arab Spring and Libya's failed democratic transition -- 2.7.5 Interim Conclusion: Transatlantic Divide over Assumptions about Democratization -- Chapter 3 -- The Relationship between the Conception of Democracy and its Promotion
  • 3.1 Early Debates about the Extent and Limitations of State Power -- 3.1.1 America's Founding Principles: From the Town Halls to the Beacon of Freedom -- 3.1.1.1 Antiquated Institutions and Modern Participation in New England -- 3.1.1.2 Andrew Jackson's Anti-Institutionalist Legacy -- 3.1.2 Europe's Path to Political Modernization: Revolutions, Wars, and Institutional Safeguards against the Siren's Call -- 3.1.2.1 Revolution and Liberation -- 3.1.2.2 Ascendent Institutions and Outdistanced Civil Society -- 3.2 The Conceptions underlying Western Democracy Promotion
  • 3.2.1 Hamilton, Madison, and Jefferson: Three Conceptions of Democracy -- 3.2.2 Theorizing the Impact of Conceptions of Democracy on Democracy Promotion -- 3.2.3 Hypotheses about Conceptions of Democracy in Media Debates -- Hypothesis 1 -- Hypothesis 2 -- Hypothesis 3 -- Hypothesis 4 -- Chapter 4 -- Conceptions of Democracy in Media Debates on War and Military Intervention: Research Design -- 4.1 Content Analysis as a Tool to Trace Conceptions -- 4.2 Data, Country Selection, and Period of Study -- 4.3 Operationalization: Variables -- 4.3.1 Confronting Word Sense Ambiguity
  • 4.3.2 Outcome Variables: Conception of Democracy -- Chapter 5 -- Revealing the Transatlantic Divide over Conceptions of Democracy: Analysis -- 5.1 Data Preparation -- 5.2 Time-Series Plots: Conceptions of Democracy in Media Discourse -- 5.3 Accounting for the Political Leanings of Newspapers -- 5.4 Time-Series Diagnostics: Democracy in Media Discourse -- 5.5 Time-Series Analysis: Democracy in Media Discourse -- Chapter 6 -- Conclusion: Democracy Promotion and Conceptions of Democracy in Transatlantic Discourse -- 6.1 Summary of the Empirical Findings
ISBN
  • 9783848764402 (paperback)
  • 3848764407 (paperback)
OCLC
1138576922
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