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Pre-order “Four Crises” on Amazon

FCAD_CoverFour Crises of American Democracy is available for pre-order on Amazon.  Details here.

December 1 release date for “Four crises of American democracy”

Screen Shot 2016-03-17 at 5.20.38 PMMy book manuscript Four Crises of American Democracy has been accepted by Oxford University Press and will shortly be on its way to production.  The anticipated release date is December 1.  Details on the OUP website here.

Talk on “Four Crises of Democracy” at Truman School

I’ll be discussing my book project Four Crises of Democracy at the Truman School on Friday September 25.  Details here.  The book is under contract with Oxford University Press.

Book chapter: How American democracy learns from crisis

Screen Shot 2015-06-15 at 9.29.51 PMI’ve just published a chapter in a new report from the ISEPR Foundation that was published this month to mark the fortieth anniversary of the Trilateral Commission’s 1975 report, The Crisis of Democracy.  “The conclusion that democratic systems are intrinsically unstable is not justified. . . [M]oments of crisis are only one part of a larger process by which democracies learn and adapt to new challenges.”  Download in English and Russian.

Wilson Quarterly publishes article on the survival of the nation-state

Screen Shot 2015-06-01 at 3.54.49 PMMy article “The nation-state: Not dead yet” has just been published by Wilson Quarterly.  A version of this article was also published in French in Perspectives Libres in April.

“Four Crises of Democracy” under contract with Oxford University Press

Screen Shot 2015-04-23 at 7.29.23 AMMy book project currently titled “Four Crises of Democracy” is now under contract with Oxford University Press.  Learn more about the project here.

Working paper: The myth of institutional rigidity

I’ve just posted a short working paper on SSRN: The myth of institutional rigidity.  Comments would be very much appreciated.  Abstract follows: Read more

Talk at Lee Kuan Yew School on March 9

IMG_7160I gave a lunchtime talk at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore on March 9.  More details hereFlyer here.  The paper that was the basis of the lecture is available on SSRN.  NUS Professor Rahul Sagar moderated the discussion.

On Medium: The fourth crisis of democracy

Screen Shot 2016-04-13 at 11.51.11 AMI’ve written a short piece for Medium drawing on my S.T. Lecture at the University of Oxford this month.

Lee Lecture at Oxford: Four Crises of Democracy

Screen Shot 2014-12-26 at 4.49.36 PMI’ll be delivering the Lee Lecture at All Souls College, Oxford, on February 26, 2015.  Download the details from All Souls College.  The title of my lecture will be Four Crises of Democracy.  The paper is now available on SSRN (Revised on January 6).  The Lecture is supported by Dr. Seng Tee Lee FBA through an endowment for an annual lecture in Political Science and Government. Read more