modern classics

Robert A. Dahl (1989) – Democracy and its Critics WorldCat, Amazon

Samuel Huntington (1968) – Political Order in Changing Societies WorldCat, Amazon

early Classics

Alexis De Tocqueville (1835, 1840) – Democracy in America WorldCat, Amazon, Project Gutenberg, Audible, Librivox

Books of 2020

A. C. Grayling (2020) – The Good State: On the Principles of Democracy WorldCat, Amazon

Cristina Flesher Fominaya (2020) – Democracy Reloaded WorldCat, Amazon

David Stasavage (2020) – The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today WorldCat, Amazon

Garett Jones (2020) – 10% Less Democracy: Why You Should Trust Elites a Little More and the Masses a Little Less WorldCat, Amazon

Geoffrey R. Stone and David A. Strauss (2020) – Democracy and Equality: The Enduring Constitutional Vision of the Warren Court WorldCat, Amazon

Ivan Krastev and Stephen Holmes (2020) – The Light that Failed: Why the West is Losing the Fight for Democracy WorldCat, Amazon, Audible

Jonathan Hopkin (2020) – Anti-System Politics: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich Democracies WorldCat, Amazon

Larry Alan Busk (2020) – Democracy in Spite of the Demos: From Arendt to the Frankfurt School WorldCat, Amazon

Matthew Kroenig (2020) – The Return of Great Power Rivalry: Democracy vs. Autocracy From the Ancient World to the U.S. and China WorldCat, Amazon

BOOKS OF 2019

An Xiao Mina (2019) – Memes to Movements: How the World’s Most Viral Media is Changing Social Protest and Power WorldCat, Amazon, Audible

Cas Mudde (2019) – The Far Right Today WorldCat, Amazon

Duncan McCargo (2019) – Fighting For Virtue: Justice and Politics in Thailand WorldCat, Amazon

Ganesh Sitaraman (2019) – The Great Democracy: How to Fix Our Politics, Unrig the Economy, & United America WorldCat, Amazon

Kimberly Jenkins Robinson (editor) (2019) – A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy WorldCat, Amazon

Ramón A. Feenstra (2019) – Kidnapped Democracy WorldCat, Amazon

Roslyn Fuller (2019) – In Defense of Democracy WorldCat, Amazon

Sheri Berman (2019) – Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime to the Present Day WorldCat, Amazon

Books of 2018

Elizabeth Economy (2018) – The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State WorldCat, Amazon, Audible

Frances McCall Rosenbluth and Ian Shapiro (2018) – Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy from Itself WorldCat, Amazon

George Soroka and Tomasz Stepniewski (editors) (2018) – Ukraine After Maidan: Revisiting Domestic and Regional Security WorldCat, Amazon

Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas (2018) – How to Rig an Election WorldCat, Amazon, Audible

Patrick Deneen (2018) – Why Liberalism Failed WorldCat, Amazon, Audible

Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman and Timothy J. Power (2018) – Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective: Minority Presidents in Multiparty Systems WorldCat, Amazon

Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt (2018) – How Democracies Die WorldCat, Amazon, Audible

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