Democracy in Retreat
The Revolt of the Middle Class and the Worldwide Decline of Representative Government
By Joshua Kurlantzick
(Yale University Press, Hardcover, 9780300175387, 296pp.)
Publication Date: March 2013
A challenge to conventional wisdom about the spread of democracy
Joshua Kurlantzick is a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he studies Southeast Asia and democratization, as well as global views on human rights and democracy. He is a frequent contributor to publications including Time, The New Republic, The American Prospect, and Mother Jones. He lives in Baltimore, MD.