NS4225 Civil-Military Relations and Transitions to Democracy

A seminar which reviews selected cases of transitions from authoritarian rule in the post-1945 period. The course compares the various roles played by the military and other actors in these transitions, examines the participation of the military in the consolidation of democracy and the problem of democratic consolidation. Students will also examine different theories and concepts of democratic transition and consolidation.


NS3025 or permission of instructor

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Quarter Offered

  • As Required