Central Asia’s Globalized Despots

July 2017

A review of Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia by Alexander Cooley and John Heathershaw.

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Election Watch

July 2017

Reports on elections in Algeria, Armenia, the Bahamas, Bulgaria, the Gambia, Iran, Kosovo, Lesotho, Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, Serbia, South Korea, and Timor-Leste. 

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Documents on Democracy

July 2017

Prague Appeal for Democratic Renewal; excerpts from the inaugural address of French president Emmanuel Macron; excerpted remarks by Chilean politician and political scientist Sergio Bitar, recipient of the inaugural  Guillermo O’Donnell Democracy Award and Lecture-ship. 

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News and Notes

July 2017
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The End of the Postnational Illusion

April 2017

With the advance of modernization, nationalism was supposed to fade away. Yet everywhere we look, even in advanced democracies, nationalism’s influence seems larger than ever. What did we get wrong?

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