Debating the Transition Paradigm: The Democratic Path

Issue Date July 2002
Volume 13
Issue 3
Page Numbers 13-19
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The notion of countries being on the “path to democracy” remains valid unless and until they come up with a systemic alternative to democracy.

About the Author

Ghia Nodia is professor of political science at Ilia State University and director of the Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy, and Development in Tbilisi, Georgia. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Democracy.

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