The books listed below were recently received by the editors. A listing here does not preclude a review in a future issue.
American Justice 2019: The Roberts Court Arrives. By Mark Joseph Stern. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 188 pp.
Civic Power: Rebuilding American Democracy in an Era of Crisis. By K. Sabeel Rahman and Hollie Russon Gilman. Cambridge University Press, 2019. 280 pp.
Congress: The First Branch. By Benjamin Ginsberg and Kathryn Wagner Hill. Yale University Press, 2019. 368 pp.
Democracy in Crisis: the Neoliberal Roots of Popular Unrest. By Boris Vormann and Christian Lammert, trans. Susan H. Gillespie. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019. 196 pp.
Europe and the Decline of Social Democracy in Britain: From Attlee to Brexit. By Adrian Williamson. Boydell, 2019. 368 pp.
Gerrymanders: How Redistricting Has Protected Slavery, White Supremacy, and Partisan Minorities in Virginia. By Brent Tarter. University of Virginia Press, 2019. 130 pp.
In All Fairness: Equality, Liberty, and the Quest for Human Dignity. Edited by Robert M. Whaples, Michael C. Munger, and Christopher J. Coyne. Independent Institute, 2019. 309 pp.
Liberty in Peril: Democracy and Power in American History. By Randall G. Holcombe. Independent Institute, 2019. 243 pp.
The Long War over Party Structure: Democratic Representation and Policy Responsiveness in American Politics. By Byron E. Shafer and Regina L. Wagner. Cambridge University Press, 2019. 188 pp.
On the Freedom Side: How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History. By Wesley C. Hogan. University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 354 pp. [End Page 207]
Originalism's Promise: A Natural Law Account of the American Constitution. By Lee J. Strang. Cambridge University Press, 2019. 314 pp.
Primary Elections in the United States. By Shigeo Hirano and James M. Snyder. Cambridge University Press, 2019. 343 pp.
Reimagining Democracy: Lessons in Deliberative Democracy from the Irish Front Line. By David M. Farrell and Jane Suiter. Cornell University Press, 2019. 63 pp.
Virtue Politics: Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy. By James Hankins. Harvard University Press, 2019. 736 pp.
Activists in Transition: Progressive Politics in Democratic Indonesia. Edited by Thushara Dibley and Michele Ford. Cornell University Press, 2019. 215 pp.
Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis. By Jiwei Ci. Harvard University Press, 2019. 420 pp.
Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement. Edited by Ching Kwan Lee and Ming Sing. Cornell University Press, 2019. 256 pp.
Middle East and North Africa
The Lure of Authoritarianism: The Maghreb After the Arab Spring. By Stephen J. King and Abdeslam M. Maghraoui. Indiana University Press, 2019. 354 pp.
Promoting Democracy, Reinforcing Authoritarianism: US and European Policy in Jordan. By Benjamin Schuetze. Cambridge University Press, 2019. 256 pp.
Turkey in Transition: The Dynamics of Domestic and Foreign Politics. Edited by Gürkan Çelik and Ronald H. Linden. Lynne Rienner, 2019. 311 pp.
US Democracy Promotion in the Arab World: Beyond Interests vs. Ideals. By Mieczysław P. Boduszyński. Lynne Rienner, 2019. 241 pp.
Women of the Midan: The Untold Stories of Egypt's Revolutionaries. By Sherine Hafez. Indiana University Press, 2019. 216 pp.
Comparative, Theoretical, General
Crises of Democracy. By Adam Przeworski. Cambridge University Press, 2019. 239 pp.
Defending Freedom: How We Can Win the Fight for an Open Society. By Ralf Fücks, trans. Nick Somers. Polity, 2019. 201 pp. [End Page 208]
Democracies Divided: The Global Challenge of Political Polarization. Edited by Thomas Carothers and Andrew O'Donohue. Brookings Institution Press, 2019. 311 pp.
In Defense of Democracy. By Roslyn Fuller. Polity, 2019. 257 pp.
In Defense of Globalism. By Dalibor Rohac. Rowman and Littlefield, 2019. 157 pp.
The Far Right Today. By Cas Mudde. Polity, 2019. 205 pp.
The Internet and Political Protest in Autocracies. By Nils B. Weidmann and Espen Geelmuyden Rød. Oxford University Press, 2019. 205 pp.
Legitimacy: The Right to Rule in a Wanton World. By Arthur Isak Applbaum. Harvard University Press, 2019. 294 pp.
Making Surveillance States: Transnational Histories. Edited by Robert Heynen and Emily van der Meulen. University of Toronto Press, 2019. 345 pp.
Stealth War: How China Took Over While America's Elite Slept. By Robert Spalding. Penguin Random House, 2019. 234 pp.
To Begin the World Over Again: How the American Revolution Devastated the Globe. By Matthew Lockwood. Yale University Press, 2019. 523 pp.
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention: Commentary and Guide to Practice. By Jared Genser. Cambridge University Press, 2019. 630 pp.
Why Liberalism Works: How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All. By Deirdre Nansen McCloskey. Yale University Press, 2019. 384 pp.
Why Nationalism. By Yael Tamir. Princeton University Press, 2019. 205 pp. [End Page 209]