Major findings of this cross-country research show that while the traditional “modernity” variables remain important determinants of democracy in the long-run, they fail to explain the persistence of the Arab democracy deficit relative to other co
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States that have successfully exited violence and embarked on a process of development have often started with strong political settlements, or elite pacts. These sometimes take the form of peace agreements, or electoral coalitions.
The Casablanca quest is an initiative supported by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) that brings together women activists and academics from the South with a view to bringing women's knowledge to bear on the growing burden of worl