PSC 1001 Study Guide - Final Guide: Presidential System, Wield, Second Vatican Council

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15 Oct 2018

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Samuel p. huntington, democracy"s third wave, journal of democracy, 2(2) (spring 1991): 12-34. First reverse: in 1922, however, the coming to power of mussolini in italy marked the beginning of a first "reverse wave" that by 1942 had reduced the number of democratic states in the world to 12. 1974-75 - overthrow of franco in spain. Five major factors have contributed significantly to thc occurrence and the timing of the third- wave transitions to democracy: the deepening legitimacy problems of authoritarian regimes in a world where democratic values were widely accepted. Second vatican council of 1963-65 and the transformation of national catholic churches from defenders of the status quo to opponents of authoritarianism: changes in the policies of external actors. most notably the european community, the. Fall of soviet union, majority of eastern block countries go towards democracy. Arab spring, movement of arab states from dictatorships to democracies.