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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

At the Boundaries of Homeownership: Credit, Discrimination, and the American State. By Chloe N. Thurston. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 255 pp. [End Page 174]
Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America. By Kathleen Belew. Harvard University Press, 2018. 339 pp.
The Cambridge Companion to the United States Constitution. Edited by Karen Orren and John W. Compton. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 508 pp.
Class Attitudes in America: Sympathy for the Poor, Resentment of the Rich, and Political Implications. By Spencer Piston. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 234 pp.
The Class of '74: Congress after Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship. By John A. Lawrence. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. 380 pp.
The Great Alignment: Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump. By Alan I. Abramowitz. Yale University Press, 196 pp.
Hate: Why We Should Resist It With Free Speech, Not Censorship. By Nadine Strossen. Oxford University Press, 2018. 199 pp.
Neo-Tories: The Revolt of British Conservatives Against Democracy and Political Modernity (1929–1939). By Bernhard Dietz, translated by Ian Copestake. 316 pp.
The Road to Inequality: How the Federal Highway Program Polarized America and Undermined Cities. By Clayton Nall. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 170 pp.
The Soul of the First Amendment. By Floyd Abrams. Yale University Press, 2017. 145 pp.
Sustaining Capitalism: Bipartisan Solutions to Restore Trust and Prosperity. By Steve Odland and Joseph J. Minarik. Conference Board, 2017. 200 pp.
World War Trump: The Risks of America's New Nationalism. By Hall Gardner. Prometheus Books, 2018. 399 pp.


Hawks and Doves in Sudan's Armed Conflict: Al-Hakkamat Baggara Women of Darfur. By Suad M.E. Musa. Boydell and Brewer, 2018. 220 pp.
Violence in African Elections: Between Democracy and Big Man Politics. Edited by Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs and Jesper Bjarnesen. Zed Books, 2018. 273 pp.


The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India's New Gilded Age. By James Crabtree. Penguin Random House, 2018. 408 pp.
Politicized Society: Taiwan's Struggle with Its One-Party Past. By Mikael Mattlin. NIAS Press, 2018. 404 pp. [End Page 175]
The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State. By Elizabeth C. Economy. Oxford University Press, 2018. 355 pp.

Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

The European Union's Influence in Central Asia: Geopolitical Challenges and Responses. By Olga Alinda Spaiser. Lexington, 2018. 245 pp.
From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia. By Michael McFaul. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018. 506 pp.
From Triumph to Crisis: Neoliberal Economic Reform in Postcommunist Countries. By Hilary Appel and Mitchell A. Orenstein. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 243 pp.
The Hungarian Far Right: Social Demand, Political Supply, and International Context. By Péter Krekó and Attila Juhász. Ibidem Press, 2017. 267 pp.
School of Europeans: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia. By Dace Dzenovska. Cornell University Press, 2018. 255 pp.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Cuban Studies 46. Edited by Alejandro de la Fuente. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. 395 pp.
Electoral Rules and Democracy in Latin America. By Cynthia McClintock. Oxford University Press, 2018. 317 pp.
Fixing Democracy: Why Constitutional Change Often Fails to Enhance Democracy in Latin America. By Javier Corrales. Oxford University Press, 2018. 269 pp.

Comparative, Theoretical, General

Counter-Revolution: Liberal Europe in Retreat. By Jan Zielonka. Oxford University Press, 2018. 164 pp.
Democracy After Virtue: Toward Pragmatic Confucian Democracy. By Sung-moon Kim. Oxford University Press, 2018. 255 pp.
Democratic Transition in the Muslim World: A Global Perspective. Edited by Alfred Stepan. Columbia University Press, 2018. 254 pp.
External Democracy Promotion and Diversity Among International Agencies. By Simone Beetz. Budrich UniPress, 2017. 348 pp.
How Democracy Ends. By David Runciman. Hachette Book Group, 2018. 249 pp. [End Page 176]
How to Rig an Election. By Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas. Yale University Press, 2018. 320 pp.
The National Question and Electoral Politics in Quebec and Scotland. By Éric Bélanger, Richard Nadeau, Ailsa Henderson, and Eve Hepburn. McGill–Queen's University Press, 2018. 292 pp.


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