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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

Antiauthoritarian Youth Culture in Francoist Spain: Clashing with Fascism. By Louie Dean Valencia-García. Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 248 pp.
Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President: What We Don’t, Can’t, and Do Know. By Kathleen Hall Jamieson. Oxford University Press, 2018. 280 pp.


When Soldiers Rebel: Ethnic Armies and Political Instability in Africa. By Kristen A. Harkness. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 267 pp.


Points of Entry: Encounters at the Origin-Sites of Pakistan. By Nadeem Farooq Paracha. Westland Books, 2018. 160 pp.
The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State. By Elizabeth Economy. Oxford University Press, 2018. 343 pp.
Dynasties and Democracy: The Inherited Incumbency Advantage in Japan. By Daniel Smith. Stanford University Press, 2018. 359 pp.
The Dawn of Eurasia: On the Trail of the New World Order. By Bruno Maçães. Yale University Press, 2018. 281 pp.
Rise of Saffron Power: Reflections on Indian Politics. Edited by Mujibur Rehman. Routledge, 2018. 398 pp.

Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Karl Polanyi’s Vision of a Socialist Transformation. Edited by Michael Brie and Claus Thomasberger. Black Rose Books, 2018. 324 pp.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Local Mexico: Democratic Transitions in an Authoritarian Context. By Patricia Olney. First Forum Press, 2018. 351 pp.

Comparative, Theoretical, General

Democracies in Peril. By Ida Bastiaens and Nita Rudra. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 326 pp.
Political Institutions and Practical Wisdom: Between Rules and Practice. By Maxwell Cameron. Oxford University Press, 2018. 215 pp.
Democracy When People Are Thinking: Revitalizing Our Politics Through Public Deliberation. By James Fishkin. Oxford University Press, 2018. 259 pp.
Deliberative Democracy Now. By Edwina Barvosa. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 298 pp.
The Sense of Injustice and the Origin of Modern Democracy. By Bruce Smith. University of Rochester Press, 2018. 311 pp.
How Democracy Ends. By David Runciman. Basic Books, 2018. 249 pp.
Democratization and the Mischief of Faction. By Benjamin Cole. Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2018. 215 pp.
How Dictatorships Work. By Barbara Geddes, Joseph Wright, and Erica Frantz. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 257 pp.
Political Corruption and Democratic Governance. By Jongseok Woo and Eunjung Choi. Lexington Books, 2018. 189 pp.
Authoritarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know. By Erica Frantz. Oxford University Press, 2018. 188 pp.
Life After Dictatorship. Edited by James Loxton and Scott Mainwaring. Cambridge University Press, 2018. 405 pp.


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