Lipset's thesis

CHAPTER I - INTRODUCTION * A. PURPOSE * B. CONCEPTUAL SIGNIFICANCE * C. LITERATURE REVIEW * 1. Approaches to Democratization * 2. Perspectives on Classes and Democratic Behaviors * 3. Taiwan as a Case Study * 4. Opinions on . Implications * 5. Overall Literature Assessment * D. METHODOLOGY * E. SOURCES * F. THESIS SYNOPSIS * CHAPTER II - REQUISITES FOR DEMOCRACY * A. INTRODUCTION * B. LIPSET'S MODEL * 1. Industrialization * 2. Urbanization * 3. Education * 4. Wealth * C. SUPPORTING AND OPPOSING ARGUMENTS * 1. Huntington's Argument: Supporting * 2. Przeworski's Argument: Opposing * 3. Pei's Argument: The Reality in China * D. QUANTIFYING THE GROWTH OF CHINA'S MIDDLE CLASS * E. CONCLUSION * CHAPTER III - CHINA'S MIDDLE CLASS IN DEMOCRATIZATION * A. INTRODUCTION * B. THE ROLE OF THE MIDDLE CLASS IN DEMOCRATIZATION * C. WHO IS CHINA'S MIDDLE CLASS * 1. Liberal versus Conservative * 2. Confucius versus Realists * D. THE PROSPECTS FOR FAILURE * E. CONCLUSION * CHAPTER IV - TAIWAN CASE STUDY: ASIAN MIDDLE CLASS AT WORK * A. INTRODUCTION * B. THE TWO ECONOMIES: THE RISE OF TAIWAN AND CHINA * 1. The Comparison * 2. The Contrast * 3. Conclusion * C. THE TWO STATES * 1. The Taiwanese Roadmap and how the PRC is Already on It * 2. The PRC's Path to a Taiwanese Roadmap of Transition * 3. Conclusion * CHAPTER V - REPLICATING TAIWAN'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT * A. INTRODUCTION * B. THE ROLE OF WAR * C. THE ROLE OF THE UNITED STATES * D. ROLE OF THE STATE * E. THE ROLE OF ECONOMIC AND NON-ECONOMIC FACTORS * F. CONCLUSION * CHAPTER VI - CONCLUSION * A. INTRODUCTION * B. PROSPECTS FOR DEMOCRATIZATION * C. CONCLUSION

Lipset's thesis

lipset's thesis

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