Evaluating Democratic Progress: A Normative Theoretical Perspective [Abstract]

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 9 (1995)

December 3, 1995

Roth argues that much of the current discourse on the diffusion of democratic norms is misleading and that only a realistic assessment of the progress of societies in transition will focus attention on the problems that remain to be solved. Only in this way will normative evaluation contribute to progress in the achievement of democratic ends.


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