International Forum for Democratic Studies

Forum Publications

The International Forum for Democratic Studies has produced a number of conference reports and books that examine not only the particular issues facing emerging democracies and transitional societies, but also the common problems of institutional performance and civic participation that confront both new and established democracies.

The Journal of Democracy

Founded in 1990, the quarterly Journal of Democracy (JoD) has become one of the most widely read and cited publications on the problems of and prospects for democracy around the world.

 
Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World

The Journal of Democracy Book Series

Democratization and Authoritarianism in the Arab World (2014)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner

Will China Democratize? (2013)
Edited by Andrew J. Nathan, Larry Diamond, and Marc F. Plattner

Democracy in East Asia: A New Century (2013)
Edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Yun-han Chu

Liberation Technology (2012)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner

Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy (2012)
Edited by Francis Fukuyama, Larry Diamond, and Marc F. Plattner

Debates on Democratization (2010)
Edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Philip J. Costopoulos

Democratization in Africa: Progress and Retreat, 2nd edition (2010)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner

Democracy: A Reader (2009)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner

How People View Democracy (2008)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner

Latin America's Struggle for Democracy (2008)
Edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Diego Abente Brun

The State of India's Democracy (2007)
Edited by Sumit Ganguly, Larry Diamond, and Marc F. Plattner

Electoral Systems and Democracy (2006)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner

Assessing the Quality of Democracy (2005)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Leonardo Morlino

World Religions and Democracy (2005)
Edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Philip J. Costopoulos

Islam and Democracy in the Middle East (2003)
Edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Daniel Brumberg

Emerging Market Democracies: East Asia and Latin America (2002)
Edited by Laurence Whitehead

Democracy After Communism (2002)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner

Political Parties and Democracy (2001)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Richard Gunther

The Global Divergence of Democracies (2001)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner

Globalization, Power, and Democracy (2000)
Edited by Marc F. Plattner and Aleksander Smolar

The Democratic Invention (2000)
Edited by Marc F. Plattner and João Carlos Espada

Democratization in Africa (1999)

Democracy in East Asia (1998)

Consolidating the Third Wave Democracies (1997)

Vol. 1: Themes and Perspectives
Vol. 2: Regional Challenges
Edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, Yun-han Chu, and Hung-mao Tien

Civil-Military Relations and Democracy (1996)

The Global Resurgence of Democracy, Second Edition (1996)

Economic Reform and Democracy (1995)

Nationalism, Ethnic Conflict, and Democracy (1994)

Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy Revisited (1993)

The Global Resurgence of Democracy, First Edition (1993)

Other Books

Clientelism, Social Policy, and the Quality of Democracy (2014)
Edited by Diego Abente Brun and Larry Diamond

Consolidating Democracy in South Korea (2000)
Edited by Larry Diamond and Byung-Kook Kim

The Self-Restraining State: Power and Accountability in New Democracies (1999)
Edited by Andreas Schedler, Larry Diamond, and Marc F. Plattner

Democracy in Developing Countries: Latin America, Second Edition (1999)
Edited by Larry Diamond, Jonathan Hartlyn, Juan J. Linz, and Seymour Martin Lipset