Exporting Democracy

Paperback $19.95

Nov 01, 2011 | 288 Pages

Ebook $14.99

Nov 02, 2010

  • Paperback $19.95

    Nov 01, 2011 | 288 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    Nov 02, 2010

Praise

“Widely read and richly experienced in the art of politics, Bob Rae puts all he has learned to excellent use in this humane, thoughtful — and highly readable — book on the perils and possibilities of exporting democracy. . . . Altogether, a splendid read!” 
— David Cameron

“In this erudite, judicious and lively book. . . . Rae offers a wise and compelling alternative vision.” 
— Globe and Mail


From the Hardcover edition.

Table Of Contents

1. THE WORLD IN OUR IMAGE:
The Challenge of Sharing Democracy and Human Rights
 
2. CAN THE WORLD BE BORN ANEW?
An Age-Old Debate Still Resonates
 
3. BATTLE OF THE “ISMS”:
The Nineteenth-Century Roots of Current Confl icts
 
4. THE FATE OF DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS:
From the Second World War to the Cold War
 
5. DEMOCRACY AND THE END OF EMPIRE:
China, India, and Africa
 
6. RHETORIC AND REALITY:
Three Presidents, Three Speeches, Three Wars
 
7. ISRAEL AND THE ARAB WORLD:
Democracy’s Fate in the Middle East
 
8. THE TEARDROP IN THE INDIAN OCEAN:
Sri Lanka’s Civil War
 
9. CANADA:
Who We Are and Why It Matters
 
10. IS GLOBAL DEMOCRACY IMAGINABLE?
 
Acknowledgmentss
References
Further Reading
Index


From the Hardcover edition.

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