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The Architecture of DemocracyConstitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy$
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Andrew Reynolds

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780199246465

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0199246467.001.0001

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Introduction: Institutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy

Introduction: Institutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy

(p.1) Introduction: Institutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy
The Architecture of Democracy

Katharine Belmont

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Addresses three key questions. First, how far have political institutions acted as levers of conflict management in divided societies during the twentieth century. Second, how far can the constitutions of divided or plural societies be engineered to promote inter‐communal harmony and strengthened democracy. Third, the manner in which political institutions affect the trajectory of democratization in divided societies.

Keywords:   democratization

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