Volume 2, Issue 2
Shortcuts to Liberty
A review of To Craft Democracies: An Essay on Democratic Transitions, by Giuseppe Di Palma.
The Nations of the USSR
A review of Hidden Nations: The People Challenge the Soviet Union, by Nadia Diuk and Adrian Karatnycky.
Reports on elections in Bangladesh, Barbados, Benin, Cape Verde, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, São Tomé & Príncipe, and Yugoslavia.
Documents on Democracy
Excerpts from: the draft constitution of the Russian Republic; a letter from the mayor of Budapest, Hungary to the mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania; the inaugural address Haitian president, Reverend Jean-Bertrand Astride.
News and Notes
Coup in Thailand; Chinese Protesters Sentenced; Soviet Democratic Congress Convenes; Freedom in the World; Democratic Transition and Structural Adjustment in Nigeria Examined; Newsletters Focus on Democratic Progress; Journal of Democracy published in Spanish; Charles Guy Gillespie (1958-1991).