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Selected Resources from Department Events

Spring 2021: A Republic, If You Can Keep It: A Dialogue on the Crisis of Democracy in America

"A Republic, If You Can Keep It: A Dialogue on the Crisis of Democracy in America," Thursday January 21, 2021

Panelists: Jennifer Bowie, Jenny Pribble, Ernest McGowen, Claudio Lopez-Guerra
Moderator: Jennifer Erkulwater

List of resources from the panelists, compiled by Sandra Brockway.

Applebaum, Anne. 2020. Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism. New York: Doubleday.

Gandhi, Jennifer. 2019. “The Institutional Roots of Democratic Backsliding.” The Journal of Politics 81 (1): e11–e16.

Howell, William G., and Terry M. Moe. 2020. Presidents, Populism, and the Crisis of Democracy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (ON ORDER)

Hopkin, Jonathan. 2020. Anti-System Politics: The Crisis of Market Liberalism in Rich Democracies. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Jacobson, Gary. 2020. "Donald Trump and the Parties." Presidential Studies Quarterly 50 (4): 762-795.

Kirshner, Alexander S. 2014. A Theory of Militant Democracy: The Ethics of Combatting Political Extremism. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Linz, Juan. 1990. “The Perils of Presidentialism.” Journal of Democracy 1 (1): 51–69.

Levitsky, Steven, and Daniel Ziblatt. 2018. How democracies die. New York: Broadway Books. (ON ORDER)

Luna, Juan Pablo, and Alberto Vergara. (2016). "Delegative Democracy Revisited: Latin America’s Problems of Success." Journal of Democracy 27 (3): 158-165. doi:10.1353/jod.2016.0036.

McClain, Johnson Carew. 2009. “Group Membership, Group Identity, and Group Consciousness: Measures of Racial Identity in American Politics?” Annual Review of Political Science 12 (1): 471–485.

Metzl, Jonathan. 2021. Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America’s Heartland. New York: Basic Books. 

Mudde, Cas. 2019. The Far Right Today. Cambridge: Polity Press. (ON ORDER)

Przeworski, Adam. 2019. Crises of Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rosenbluth, Frances McCall, and Ian Shapiro. 2018. Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy from Itself. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Snyder, Timothy. 2017. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. New York: Tim Duggan Books. (ON ORDER)

Zaller, John. 1992. The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.