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  • Books Received

The books listed below were recently received by the editors. A listing here does not preclude a review in a future issue.

Advanced Democracies

Changing Minds, If Not Hearts: Political Remedies for Racial Conflict. By James M. Glaser and Timothy J. Ryan. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. 182 pp.
Government by Dissent: Protest, Resistance, and Radical Democratic Thought in the Early American Republic. By Robert W.T. Martin. New York University Press, 2013. 262 pp.
Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the Latino Century. Edited by David L. Leal and José E. Limón. University of Notre Dame Press, 2013. 488 pp.
The Substance of Representation: Congress, American Political Development, and Lawmaking. By John S. Lapinski. Princeton University Press, 2013. 181 pp.

Asia

Democracy and Islam in Indonesia. Edited by Mirjam Künkler and Alfred Stepan. Columbia University Press, 2013. 252 pp.
Helmsman Ruler: China’s Pragmatic Version of Plato’s Ideal Political Succession System in The Republic. By Keith K.C. Hui. Trafford, 2013. 159 pp.
Korean Political and Economic Development: Crisis, Security, and Institutional Rebalancing. By Jongryn Mo and Barry R. Weingast. Harvard University Press, 2013. 218 pp.
New Security Challenges in Asia. Edited by Michael Wills and Robert M. Hathaway. Woodrow Wilson Center, 2013. 273 pp.
Transforming India: Challenges to the World’s Largest Democracy. By Sumantra Bose. Harvard University Press, 2013. 337 pp.

Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Black Garden: Armenia and Azerbaijan Through Peace and War. Revised and Updated Edition. By Thomas de Waal. New York University Press, 2013. 387 pp.
Postcommunism from Within: Social Justice, Mobilization, and Hegemony. Edited by Jan Kubik and Amy Linch. New York University Press, 2013. 440 pp. [End Page 172]

Latin America and the Carribean

Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America. 4th Edition. Edited by Jorge I. Domínguez and Michael Shifter. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. 377 pp.
Decentralization and Popular Democracy: Governance from Below in Bolivia. By Jean-Paul Faguet. University of Michigan Press, 2012. 358 pp.
Democracy in Latin America: Between Hope and Despair. By Ignacio Walker, translated by Krystin Krause, Holly Bird, and Scott Mainwaring. University of Notre Dame Press, 2013. 262 pp.
Democratic Governance in Latin America: A Regional Discussion. Edited by Maria-Teresa Nogales and Susan Zelaya-Fenner. International Republican Institute, 2013. 124 pp.
Mexico’s Left: The Paradox of the PRD. By Dag Mossige. Lynne Rienner, 2013. 337 pp.
Mexico’s Once and Future Revolution: Social Upheaval and the Challenge of Rule Since the Late Nineteenth Century. By Gilbert M. Joseph and Jürgen Buchenau. Duke University Press, 2013. 252 pp.
Power and Regionalism in Latin America: The Politics of Mercosur. By Laura Gómez-Mera. University of Notre Dame Press, 2013. 286 pp.

Middle East

The Muslim Brotherhood: Evolution of an Islamist Movement. By Carrie Rosefsky Wickham. Princeton University Press, 2013. 384 pp.
Social Movements, Mobilization, and Contestation in the Middle East and North Africa. 2nd Edition. Edited by Joel Beinin and Frédéric Vairel. Stanford University Press, 2013. 328 pp.

Comparative, Theoretical, General

Accountability and Corruption: A Study into Political Institutions as Referees Between Principals and Agents. By Catharina Groop. Åbo Akademi University Press, 2013. 344 pp.
Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace. By Ronald J. Deibert. McClelland and Stewart, 2013. 312 pp.
Celebrity Politics: Image and Identity in Contemporary Political Communications. By Mark Wheeler. Polity, 2013. 210 pp.
Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy. Edited by Lars Trägårdh, Nina Witoszek, and Bron Taylor. Berghahn, 2013. 350 pp.
Climate Governance in the Developing World. Edited by David Held, Charles Roger, and Eva-Maria Nag. Polity, 2013. 284 pp. [End Page 173]
The Communist Horizon. By Jodi Dean. Verso, 2012. 250 pp.
Cruel Modernity. By Jean Franco. Duke University Press, 2013. 326 pp.
Deliberative Acts: Democracy, Rhetoric, and Rights. By Arabella Lyon. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013. 222 pp.
The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made. By Philip Bobbit. Grove Press, 2013. 270 pp.
Global Governance: Why? What? Whither? By Thomas G. Weiss. Polity, 2013. 225 pp.
Gridlock: Why Global Cooperation Is Failing When We Need It Most. By Thomas Hale...

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Additional Information

ISSN
1086-3214
Print ISSN
1045-5736
Pages
pp. 172-174
Launched on MUSE
2013-10-10
Open Access
No
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