Deneen, Patrick J., Why Liberalism Failed, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018).

Durkheim, Émile, The Division of Labor in Society, trans. George Simpson (New York: Free Press of Glencoe, 1964).

Fukuyama, Francis, The End of History and the Last Man (New York: Free Press, 1992).

Legutko, Ryszard, The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies, trans. Teresa Adelson (New York: Encounter Books, 2016).

Mounk, Yascha, The People vs. Democracy: Why Democracy is in Danger & How to Save it (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018).

Piketty, Thomas, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, trans. Arthur Goldhammer, (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 2014).

Putnam, Robert D., Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community, (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000).

Sen, Amartya, Development as Freedom, (New York : Knopf, 1999).

Political Science

Cheeseman, Nic and Brian Klaas, How to Rig an Election, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018).

Chaisty, Paul, Nic Cheeseman and Timothy J. Power, Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective: Minority Presidents in Multiparty Systems, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018).

Dahl, Robert A., Democracy and its Critics, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989).

Dahl, Robert A., On Democracy, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998).

Diamond, Larry, The Spirit of Democracy : The Struggle to Build Free Societies Throughout the World, (New York: Times Books/Henry Holt and Company, 2008).

Fukuyama, Francis, The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011).

Fukuyama, Francis, Political Order and Political Decay : From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014).

Huntington, Samuel P., Political Order in Changing Societies (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1968).

Lipset, Seymour M., Political Man: The Social Bases of Politics (Garden City: Doubleday, 1959).

Mainwaring, Scott, editor, Party Systems in Latin America: Institutionalization, Decay, and Collapse (Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2018).

Political Theory

Aristotle, Aristole’s Politics, trans. Benjamin Jowett, (New York: Modern Library, 1943).

Locke, John, The Second Treatise of Government, (New York: Liberal Arts Press, 1952).

Plato, The Republic, trans. Benjamin Jowett, (Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 2000).

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, The Social Contract, trans. G. D. H. Cole (Buffalo, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 1988).