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How NATO Adapts

Revolution and Resistance

Strategy and Organization in the Atlantic Alliance since 1950

Moral Revolution, Military Might, and the End of Empire

Seth A. Johnston

David Tucker

Despite momentous change, NATO remains a crucial safeguard of security and peace.

Western imperialism has always been shadowed by terrorism and insurgency.

2016 272 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-2198-8 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

2016 152 pp. 978-1-4214-2069-1 $25.00 pb Also available as an e-book

Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy

America and the Politics of Insecurity

Fifteen Contentious Questions

Andrew Rojecki

Benjamin K. Sovacool, Marilyn A. Brown, and Scott V. Valentine A balanced examination of global energy issues. 2016 392 pp. 1 halftone, 37 line drawings 978-1-4214-1897-1 $34.95 pb Also available as an e-book

An innovative analysis of polarized politics post-9/11. 2016 256 pp., 22 line drawings 978-1-4214-1960-2 $32.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Journal of Democracy Democracy in Decline?

January 2017, Volume 28, Number 1 $14.00

edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner essays by Francis Fukuyama, Robert Kagan, Larry Diamond, Thomas Carothers, Marc F. Plattner, Philippe C. Schmitter, Steven Levitsky, and Lucan Way

The Three Regions of the Old Soviet Bloc

foreword by Condoleezza Rice

Anders Åslund

Turkey: How the Coup Failed

Eight preeminent scholars debate the future of democracy.        A Journal of Democracy Book 2015 144 pp., 3 line drawings 978-1-4214-2121-6 $22.95 pb  Also available as an e-book

Authoritarianism Goes Global The Challenge to Democracy

edited by Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, and Christopher Walker With democracy in decline, authoritarian governments are staging a comeback around the world.

A Journal of Democracy Book

2016 256 pp. 978-1-4214-1997-8

Britain After Brexit

Anne Applebaum Robert Ford and Matthew Goodwin Tom Gallagher Adrian Guelke

$34.95 pb  Also available as an e-book

Berk Esen and Sebnem Gumuscu

Monica Marks on Comparing Islamists Mona Lena Krook on Political Violence Against Women M. Steven Fish and Michael Seeberg on Mongolia Malte Philipp Kaeding on Hong Kong Oisín Tansey on the Anti-Coup Norm Srdjan Darmanoviæ on Elections in the Balkans

The Signs of Deconsolidation Roberto Stefan Foa and Yascha Mounk

For more than twenty years, the Journal of Democracy has been a leading voice in the conversation about government by consent and its place in the world. The Journal is published for the National Endowment for Democracy by Johns Hopkins University Press and is available to subscribers through Project MUSE.

New in Paperback

Illiberal Practices

Democratic Transitions


Territorial Variance within Large Federal Democracies

Conversations with World Leaders

Seizing Power

The Strategy and Statecraft of Zbigniew Brzezinski

The Strategic Logic of Military Coups

edited by Charles Gati with a foreword by President Jimmy Carter

Naunihal Singh

edited by Jacqueline Behrend and Laurence Whitehead

edited by Sergio Bitar and Abraham F. Lowenthal

What drives the uneven distribution of democratic practices at the subnational level?

Thirteen former presidents and prime ministers discuss how they helped their countries end authoritarian rule and achieve democracy.

2016 344 pp. 20 line drawings, 4 maps 978-1-4214-1958-9 $49.95 pb Also available as an e-book

2015 488 pp. 13 halftones, 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-1760-8 $35.00 pb Also available as an e-book

What American Government Does

Stan Luger and Brian Waddell Government does much more than you may think. 2017 400 pp., 2 charts, 2 graphs 978-1-4214-2259-6 $32.95 pb Also available as an e-book

The first comprehensive account of Brzezinski’s complementary roles as author, academic, policy maker, and critic.

How coups happen and why half of them fail. 2014 264 pp., 6 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2256-5 $34.95 pb Also available as an e-book

2013 280 pp., 8 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-1980-0 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

Integrating the US Military

Days of Slaughter

A Time of Scandal

Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation since World War II

Inside the Fall of Freddie Mac and Why It Could Happen Again

edited by Douglas Walter Bristol, Jr., and Heather Marie Stur

Susan Wharton Gates

Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the Making of the Veterans Bureau

How have the US Armed Forces been transformed by integration?

The untold story of the disastrous financial and ethical unwinding of Freddie Mac.

2017 264 pp. 978-1-4214-2247-3 $29.95 pb Also available as an e-book

2017 304 pp. 978-1-4214-2193-3 $24.95 hc Also available as an e-book

Rosemary Stevens Was the founding director of the US Veterans Bureau a criminal — or a scapegoat? 2016 408 pp., 19 halftones 978-1-4214-2130-8 $34.95 hc Also available as an e-book

Political Science / Save 20% on all books with code HCCA Coming in Fall 2017 Explaining Civil Society Development A Social Origins Approach

Lester M. Salamon, S. Wojciech Sokolowski, and Megan A. Haddock Why volunteers and nonprofits are essential to the formation of civil society. Emergent Strategy and Grand Strategy How American Presidents Succeed in Foreign Policy

Ionut Popescu What if successful grand strategies are best formed through an emergent process of learning and adaptation?

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