The list of books from current and former Democracy and Governance students and faculty make for terrific gifts for anyone interested in electoral reform, international development, post-communism, and politics more broadly. We hope you enjoy, and have a lovely holiday season!!
Such is the deathwatch of authorities witnessing details of crimes, ignoring the moral rationale of democracy as it caters to demands of these elites. This is the fragility of democracy.
by Kevin Zapata Celestino Introduction In his work “The Republic,” Plato believed that the ideal state was founded […]
This piece is a summary of the panel on the Prospects for Democracy in Turkey held by CDACS […]
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.
A billionaire enters politics and leads his new party to electoral victory, thanks to a historically-unpopular opponent and overwhelming support from disgruntled conservatives. Once in government, though, the leader fails to deliver on many campaign promises, packs government institutions with unqualified loyalists, threatens political opponents with violence, and, when voters move to reject him, aggressively undermines democracy itself. This is not referring to Donald Trump and the Republican Party. Instead, these events occurred in the country of Georgia.
Grayson Lewis Anne Applebaum offers us her own explanations for liberal democracy’s recent retrograde trajectory in her 2020 […]
Isabella Wilkinson On Thursday, 3 December, the European Commission (EC) presented the European Democracy Action Plan, a roadmap […]