Democracy’s “Fourth” Wave?

The exportation of the “Western model of democracy” is no longer a path to a potential expansion of democracy. The frustrated Arab spring and the uprising of the Islamic State have proved that the emergence of a new wave of democracy is unlikely – although not impossible in the near future.

Thomas Carothers, from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, proposes focusing on the “New Global Marketplace of Political Change”:

Full paper available on the following link: http://carnegieendowment.org/2015/04/20/new-global-marketplace-of-political-change/i7fw