Democracy

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  • Bedock, Camille. 2017. Reforming Democracy: Institutional Engineering in Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Clucas, Richard A., and Melody Ellis Valdini. 2014. The Character of Democracy: How Institutions Shape Politics. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Crick, Bernard. 2003. Democracy: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Dahl, Robert A. 2006. A Preface to Democratic Theory, exp. ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Ellis, Richard J., Michael C. Nelson, eds. 2020. Debating Reform: Conflicting Perspectives on How to Fix the American Political System. Washington, DC: CQ Press.
  • Hill, Steven. 2012. 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy: A More Perfect Union. New York: Routledge.
  • Lijphart. Arend. 2012. Patterns of Democracy: Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-Six Countries. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Lipset, Seymour Martin, ed. 1995. The Encyclopedia of Democracy. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly.
  • McDonald, Michael D., Ian Budge. 2005. Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Morgan, Edmund S. 1988. Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America. New YorkL W. W. Norton.
  • Rosenthal, Alan. 2003. Republic on Trial: The Case for Representative Democracy. Washington, DC: CQ Press.
  • Schumpeter, Joseph A. 1942. Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy. New York: Harper.
  • Streb, Matthew J. 2016. Rethinking American Electoral Democracy, 3rd ed. New York: Routledge.
  • Taylor, Steven L., Matthew S. Shugart, Arend Lijphart, and Bernard Grofman. 2014. A Different Democracy: American Government in a Thirty-One-Country Perspective. New Haven: Yale University Press.