What have some societies achieved democracy while others still resist it?
Democracy’s three waves, prerequisites, open society, free flow of information, official economic participation of women, market economy, free elections, accountable government
Historical varieties of democracy
The advent of modern democracy in the 19th century
Democracy’s first wave: 1828
Democracy’s second wave: 1940-1962
Global competition for political and economic development: Wilsonism vs. Leninism (Immanuel Wallerstein)
Through the first and second World Wars, fascism’s appearance and defeat, the beginning of the Cold War between east and west