A world of nations; problems of political modernization [by] Dankwart A. Rustow.


Washington, Brookings Institution [1967] .

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Subjects Ciencia Politica.
Entwicklungsländer.
Estados nuevos.
Newly independent states -- Politics and government.
Nouveaux États indépendants -- Politique et gouvernement.
Political science.
Politieke ontwikkeling.
Politisches System.
Science politique.
Sozialer Wandel.
Description xiv, 306 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The changes of modernity -- The ideal of nationality -- The myths of geography and history -- The common coin of language -- Popular will and "social communication" -- Identity and authority -- The growing scope of public functions -- The demand for political equality and participation -- The dilemma of organization -- Reform versus revolution -- Blends of tradition and modernity -- The problem of sequence -- Forms of political rule -- Charisma and the founding of states -- The legacy of violence -- Clubs are trumps -- The technique of the coup -- The soldiers in power -- The sequels of a coup -- The dynamics of parties, broad and narrow -- Social groups in politics -- Single party systems -- Difficulties of democracy -- The prospects of modernity -- The western model and United States policy -- The communist model and communist policy -- The new states and the Cold War -- Further models, seen and unseen -- Appendix tables. Linguistic unity and diversity of countries ; Linguistic unity and diversity, by world religion ; Linguistic states ; The scope of government authority ; Contemporary democratic systems: origins, participation, and party changes ; The fragmentation of sovereignty: countries of the world by region, date of independence, and size of population ; The fragmentation of sovereignty: median population of countries, by region and period of independence.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)285885
(OCoLC)ocm00285885
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WorldCat Identities Rustow, Dankwart A.
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