While social and economic underdevelopment may have unique problems associated with them, each entity is required in order for a nation to achieve modernization. The social factors that can be improved, such as education, will pave the way for elimination of many of the economic factors that plague many of the third world nations.
To what extent is there a relationship between democratization and ethnic conflict
While democracy is no doubt more difficult to enable and maintain in a multi-ethnic society, it is by no means impossible. Studies have shown, however; that democracy has the best chance for rooting and survival in countries that are ethnically homogenous such as Japan, Iceland, and Finland, and also in countries that have become a melting pot with a variety immigrants from a multitude of ethnic backgrounds from many different regions. Establishing and maintaining a democracy in an LDC is more difficult because many times the ethnic majority ensur