The Structural Model, Dependency Theory, and Article

Discussion of the main theme of Robert D. Kaplan’s article Was Democracy Just a Moment.

Robert D. Kaplan (1997) ridicules the Western notion of democracy in his article Was Democracy Just a Moment? and provides a descriptive but concise account of global democracy. Against the notion of Western universalism, Kaplan warily argues for drawing lessons from each nation by locating it in historical specificity.