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The Future of Freedom

There are many different ways of looking at this question. In a sense, liberal democracies began to develop in places outside of the West in response to developments in the West. Some might see the...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2018 8:24 pm UTC

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The Future of Freedom

A central argument of Zakaria's book is that, contrary to common wisdom, democracy in itself is not necessarily a good or desirable type of government. What matters is the type of democracy, or...

Latest answer posted February 27, 2019 7:19 am UTC

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The Future of Freedom

Fareed Zakaria's The Future of Freedom appeared in 2003. It examines democracy and the factors that lead to it. He argues that economic growth is a prerequisite for democracy. However, economic...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2019 9:00 pm UTC

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The difference Zakaria draws between the two concepts is an important one. It highlights the reality that, even though around the world, "democracy has gone from being a form of government to a way...

Latest answer posted October 22, 2017 2:34 am UTC

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With the term "illiberal democracy," Zakaria is referring to regimes around the world that are chosen by the people but that do not afford their citizens basic rights or abide by the terms of their...

Latest answer posted September 1, 2017 12:01 am UTC

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What Fahreed Zakaria means by the "Islamic Exception" is that the United States has vacillating policies on human rights when it comes to promoting those beliefs in the Middle East. Zakaria argues...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2015 12:28 am UTC

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In this book, Zakaria is making the case that democratization needs to happen slowly. If it does not, he says, the society that undertakes democratization is likely to end up as a dictatorship....

Latest answer posted October 9, 2011 1:35 am UTC

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I am not sure that there was one particular or specific international event that prompted the publication of his book in 2003. It seems to me that the book is more of a genesis of thought in...

Latest answer posted July 17, 2012 4:56 am UTC

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