BOOK REVIEW: Democratization and the Mischief of Faction

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"Democratization and the Mischief of Faction" by Benjamin R. Cole is a comprehensive book, filling the salient gap in the literature by providing the complete theoretical work on the relationship between factionalism and democratization processes. It also makes an important contribution to the literature with the critical empirical mapping of this link by analyzing every episode of factionalism in the world between 1946 and 2015 with the Polity IV dataset.


Democratization, Factions, Benjamin R. Cole, Book Review


Tuğçe Yıldız, Book Review “Benjamin R. Cole, Democratization and the Mischief of Faction, Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2018”, International Relations, Vol. 19, No 75, 2022, pp. 111-112.


  • Tuğçe YILDIZ, Ph.D., Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Department of International Relations
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