Volume 8, Issue 2
Hong Kong, Singapore, and "Asian Values"
Hong Kong, Singapore, and “Asian Values”
The Editors’ introduction to “Hong Kong, Singapore, and ‘Asian Values.'”
Ghana's Encouraging Elections
A review of Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation: Southern Europe, South America, and Post-Communist Europe, by Juan J. Linz and Alfred Stepan.
Can Africa Develop?
A review of Development and Democracy in Africa, by Claude Ake.
Documents on Democracy
Excerpts from: the acceptance speech of José Ramos-Horta, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize; Guatemalan president Alvaro Arzú’s speech on the occasion of the signing of a comprehensive peace accord.
News and Notes
Election Symposium Held in the Philippines; Conference in Morocco Examines Globalization; Human Rights Activists Meets in New Delhi; Report on NED’s International Forum.
Reports on elections in Chad, Gabon, Gambia, Madagascar, Pakistan, Russia (Chechen Republic), Singapore.