The International Forum for Democratic Studies Research Council is a group of approximately 80 scholars and specialists recognized for their outstanding work and expertise on democracy and democratization. Several Research Council members have recently made significant contributions to the study of democratization by publishing new books on politics, protest movements, and international relations, listed below.
For additional recommended reading on democracy, see 4 new books highlighted in the November 4, 2014 issue of Worth Reading.
Power Politics in Zimbabwe. By Michael Bratton. Lynne Rienner, 2014.
Democracy Disrupted: The Politics of Global Protest. By Ivan Krastev. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014.
Read “From Politics to Protests” by Ivan Krastev in the October 2014 Journal of Democracy.
Taking to the Streets: The Transformation of Arab Activisim. Edited by Lina Khatib and Ellen Lust. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
The Politics of Uncertainty: Sustaining and Subverting Electoral Authoritarianism. By Andreas Schedler. Oxford University Press, 2013.
Is the EU Doomed? By Jan Zielonka. Polity, 2014.