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Aesthetics and Anarchy in a Global Era
How International Organizations Assist New Democracies
Principles and Genealogy
Citizen Engagement and Electoral Choice in Nicaragua, 1990-2001
The New England Town Meeting and How It Works
The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics
Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850
The Failed Politics of Consumer Financial Protection
Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

On December 20, 1931, readers of the New York Times opened its pages to find a striking analysis of the global scene by the British writer and frequent Times contributor P. W. Wilson. Rather than dividing the world into West and non- West, or democracies, monarchies, autocracies, and colonies, Wil- son discerned a battle between Judeo- Christian and authoritarian regimes. He identified the militantly secularizing states founded by Lenin and Ataturk as “alternatives to the Judeo- Christian faith.” Grounding political systems in deeper, cultural structures