How to Reverse an Authoritarian Turn, and Forge a Democracy for All
An exceptionally perceptive and wide-ranging book . . . [that lays] out an ambitious fifteen-plank project of democratic renewal -- Lawrence Douglas * TLS * Old democracies tend to last, and so do rich democracies, Levitsky and Ziblatt point out in this searing, unsettling, and essential new book, but American democracy, which is both old and rich, is dying. In Tyranny of the Minority, they explain why, and they explain, too, how to save it -- Jill Lepore * author of These Truths * Provocative and readable -- David Runciman on How Democracies Die Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt are two of the most respected scholars in the field of democracy studies * The Washington Post *
Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt are Professors of Government at Harvard University, and co-authors of international bestseller How Democracies Die. Levitsky's research focuses on Latin America and the developing world. He is the author of Competitive Authoritarianism and is the recipient of numerous teaching awards. Ziblatt studies Europe from the nineteenth century to the present. He is the author, most recently, of Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy. Both Levitsky and Ziblatt have written for Vox and the New York Times, among other publications.