This year’s collection challenges long-held assumptions about democracy, human history, and American exceptionalism, as well as current understandings of populism and a more assertive Russia.
Editor’s Note: This article was first published by Arab Center Washington D.C. on July 27, 2021. It is […]
“Gerrymandering: The Politics of Redistricting in the United States,” authored by Franklin & Marshall College’s Prof. Stephen K. Medvic, offers a timely, compact, and nuanced assessment of redistricting’s impact in the United States.
Over the last decade, the rising utilization of ‘sharp power’ has served as a vehicle for the unprecedented growth of Chinese influence within Sub-Saharan Africa.
With the end of the Fall 2020 semester upon us, the Democracy and Society team is welcoming submissions […]
D&S Assistant Editor Ruby Karki writes about the changing landscape of rights and governance as we weather the coronavirus.
Are you anticipating the 2018 Blue Wave? Do you expect the midterms to exceed, meet, or fail to […]
By Sundar Ramanujam, alumni of the Democracy and Governance Program at Georgetown University
In the classic essay that he wrote on the challenges of transition theory for Philippe Schmitter & Guillermo O’Donnell’s Transitions from Authoritarian Rule, Przeworski presents a rational-choice driven framework to explain the mechanics of democracy .