Giovanni Carbone

Giovanni Carbone is lecturer in political science at the Università degli Studi di Milano and visiting fellow at the Crisis States Research Centre of the London School of Economics. This essay is part of a research project cofunded by the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research and the Università degli Studi di Milano.

April 2009, Volume 20, Issue 2

The Consequences of Democratization

For the past few decades, scholars have been focusing on the causes of democratization. It is now time to devote systematic attention to analyzing the costs and benefits that democracy brings.