Location of Repository

International democracy promotion: a role for public goods theory? \ud

By Peter J. Burnell

Abstract

The state of international democracy promotion is in flux. After more than fifteen years of increasing activity and with more organisations and resources devoted to promoting democracy than ever before, a mood of uncertainty surrounds democracy support's current performance and future prospects. The last decade has also seen the emergence of a new literature on global public goods theory, offering fresh analytical perspectives on pressing issues in international affairs like peace, security, development, and environmental sustainability. The future of democracy promotion will be determined chiefly by the realities of the political market place, in societies on both sides of the relationship. But could recent theorising about the market for global public goods offer some analytical support for making sense of its current condition and, by identifying the democratic peace as a global public good strengthen the case for greater international cooperation in promoting democracy as means to achieve that end

Topics: JC
Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2008
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:899

Suggested articles

Preview

Citations

  1. (2007). Insulating Russia from a Colour Revolution: How the Kremlin Resists Regional Democratic Trends’, doi
  2. (1997). Foreign Aid in a Changing World (Buckingham and Philadelphia: doi
  3. (2005). Political Strategies of External Support for Democratization’, Foreign Policy Analysis, doi
  4. (ed.)(2007), Evaluating Democracy Support. doi
  5. (2008). From Evaluating Democracy Assistance to Appraising Democracy Promotion’, Political Studies, forthcoming (available OnLineEarly). doi
  6. (2006a) ‘The Backlash against Democracy Promotion’, Foreign Affairs, doi
  7. (2006). Responding to the Democracy Promotion Backlash’, Testimony to the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing, doi
  8. (2006). Islamist Terorism and the Middle East Democratic Deficit’, doi
  9. (2007). telephone contribution to Kojo Nnamdi Show, ‘US Foreign Policy and Democracy Promotion’,
  10. (2006). The Assault on Democracy Assistance’, doi
  11. (1999). Preventing Deadly Conflict’, doi
  12. (2001). Markets as Institutions’,
  13. (2006). Force on Global Public Goods doi
  14. (2007). Explaining EU Instruments and Strategies of EU Democracy Promotion. Concluding Remarks’, doi
  15. Stern (eds)(1999a) Global Public Goods. International Cooperation in the Twenty First Century (New York and Oxford: doi
  16. Pedro Conceição, Katell Le Goulven and Ronald U. Mendoza (eds) (2003a) Providing Global Public Goods (Oxford and New York: doi
  17. (2003). Advancing the Concept of Public Goods’, doi
  18. (2007). Foreign Aid: Diplomacy, Development, Domestic Politics (Chicago: doi
  19. (2004). International “Decentering” and Democratization: the Case of Thailand’, doi
  20. (2005). Electing to Fight. Why Emerging Democracies Go to War doi
  21. (2006). Democracy Promotion and the European Left: Ambivalence Confused?, Working Paper 29 (Madrid: Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales Y El Diálogo Exterior).
  22. (2004-5), ‘Democracy Promotion as a World Value’, The Washington Quarterly, doi
  23. (1999). Peace as a Global Public Good’, doi
  24. (1985). The Political Economy of Foreign Aid: A Model of the Market for a Public Good’, Economic Development and doi
  25. (2006). of the European Council General Secretariat
  26. (2007). The
  27. (1999). Democracy as a Universal Value’, doi
  28. (1996). Laws” of the market?’,
  29. The Democracy Barometers (Part I)(2007), doi
  30. (2006). Transatlantic Trends
  31. (2006). Survey of European Democracy Promotion Policies 2000-2006 (Madrid: Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior).

To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.