Definitions for Democratization
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the action of making something democratic
The introduction of democracy, its functions or principles, to an area or country which did not have democracy previously.
The spread of democracy as a concept.
The making more democratic of a political system.
Democratization is the transition to a more democratic political regime. It may be the transition from an authoritarian regime to a full democracy, a transition from an authoritarian political system to a semi-democracy or transition from a semi-authoritarian political system to a democratic political system. The outcome may be consolidated or democratization may face frequent reversals. Different patterns of democratization are often used to explain other political phenomena, such as whether a country goes to a war or whether its economy grows. Democratization itself is influenced by various factors, including economic development, history, and civil society.
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