Harvard Kennedy School faculty disseminate their research in working papers and publications that contribute to public knowledge and fuel policy innovation. This list features recent faculty publications, including journal articles, books, edited volumes, research papers, and public testimony.

Faculty Papers and Publications

Grindle, Merilee S. "Democracy and Clientelism: How Uneasy a Relationship?" Review of Clientelism, Social Policy and the Quality of Democracy Clientelism in Everyday Latin American Politics; Mobilizing Poor Voters: Machine Politics, Clientelism & Social Networks in Argentina, by Diego Abente Brun, Larry Diamond, Tina Hilgers, Mariela Szwarcberg. Latin American Research Review, 51.3, 2016: 241-249.
Patterson, Thomas E. Review of In-Your-Face Politics: The Consequences of Uncivil Media, by Diana C. Mutz. Journal of Communication, 66.2, April 2016: 19-21.
Risse, Mathias, and Marco Meyer. "Chasing Capital: The Ethics of Tax Competition." Review of by Peter Dietsch. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, March 19, 2016.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Bloomsbury Companion to Political Philosophy, ed. Andrew Fiala. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, January 23, 2016.
Ignatieff, Michael. "Messianic America: Can He Explain it?" Review of American Foreign Policy and Its Thinkers (by Perry Anderson) and Worldmaking: The Art and Science of American Diplomacy (by David Milne), New York Review of Books, November 19, 2015.
Wilson, William Julius. "Cashless Society." Review of $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, by Kathryn J. Edin and H. Luke Shaefer. New York Times, September 2, 2015: 14-14.
Glaeser, Edward L. "They Can Take It If They Want It." Review of The Grasping Hand, by Ilya Somin. Wall Street Journal, July 2015.
Ignatieff, Michael. "The Religious Specter Haunting Revolution." Review of The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions, by Michael Walzer. New York Review of Books, June 4, 2015.
Ignatieff, Michael. "The Rise of Islamic State: Isis and the New Sunni Revolution by Patrick Cockburn." Review of The Rise of Islamic State: Isis and the New Sunni Revolution, by Patrick Cockburn. Sunday Times, February 8, 2015.
Fung, Archon. "Can Democracy Be Saved?: Participation, Deliberation and Social Movements." Review of Can Democracy Be Saved?: Participation, Deliberation and Social Movements, by Donatella della Porta. Contemporary Sociology, 44.1, January 2015: 50-52.
Ganz, Marshall. "Why Hasn’t ‘Big Data’ Saved Democracy?" Review of The Big Disconnect: Why the Internet Hasn’t Transformed Politics (Yet), by Micah Sifry. The Nation, October 17, 2014.
Saich, Anthony. Comment on China’s Public Service System, by Jianxing Yu,. ed. Kenneth Lieberthal, Cheng Li, and Yu Keping. China's Political Development : Chinese and American Perspectives, June 2014: 244-251.
Mayne, Quinton. Review of Democratic Deficit: Critical Citizens Revisited, by Pippa Norris. Political Science Quarterly, 127.4, Winter 2012: 689-690.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Dignity in Adversity: Human Rights in Troubled Times, by Seyla Benhabib.122.4, July 2012: 790-797.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Dignity in Adversity: Human Rights in Troubled Times, by Seyla Benhabib. Ethics, 122.4, July 2012: 790-797.
Jasanoff, Sheila. Review of Acting in an Uncertain World: An Essay on Technical Democracy, by Michel Callon, Pierre Lascoumes, and Yannick Barthe. Technology & Culture, 53.1, January 2012: 204-206.
Wilson, William Julius. "The Importance of Performance in Obama’s Victory." Review of The Performance of Politics: Obama’s Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power, by Jeffrey C. Alexander. Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, 40.6, November 2011: 668-672.
Kamm, Frances. "Sen on Justice and Rights: A Review Essay." Review of The Idea of Justice, by Amartya Sen. Philosophy and Public Affairs, 39.1, March 2011: 82-104.
Risse, Mathias. "Responsibility for Justice." Review of Responsibility for Justice, by Iris Marion Young. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, February 2011: 224.
Masoud, Tarek. "Varieties of Wahhabism." Review of Contesting the Saudi State, by Madawi al-Rasheed. Middle East Law and Governance, 2.1, 2010: 106-112.
Grindle, Merilee S. Review of Local Governments and Rural Development: Comparing Lessons from Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Peru, by Krister Andersson, Gustavo Gordillo de Anda, and Frank van Laerhoven. Bulletin of Latin American Research, 29.4, October 2010: 547-549.
Mansbridge, Jane. "Deliberative Polling as the Gold Standard." Review of When the People Speak: Deliberative Democracy and Public Consultation, by James S. Fishkin. Good Society Journal, 19.1, 2010: 55-61.
Jasanoff, Sheila. "Science in Democracy: Expertise, Institutions, and Representation." Review of Science in Democracy: Expertise, Institutions, and Representation, by Mark B. Brown. Environmental Health Perspectives, 118.7, July 2010: A312.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Politics and the Imagination, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, by Raymond Geuss. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, April 10, 2010.
Patterson, Thomas E. Review of Hillary Clinton's Race for the White House: Gender Politics & the Media on the Campaign Trail, by Regina G. Lawrence and Melody Rose. Political Communication, 27.2, April-June 2010: 221-223.
Fung, Archon. Review of Democracy as Problem Solving: Civic Capacity in Communities Across the Globe, by Xavier de Souza Briggs. City and Community, 9.1, March 2010: 132-134.
Ruggie, Mary. Review of Medical Research for Hire: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials, by Jill A. Fisher. Contemporary Sociology, 38.5, September 2009: 435-436.
Saich, Anthony. Review of China's Communist Party: Atrophy and Adaptation, by David Shambaugh Political Science Quarterly, 124.1, Spring 2009: 200-201.
Parker, Richard. "Government Beyond Obama?" Review of The Case for Big Government, by Jeff Madrick New York Review of Books, 56.4, March 12, 2009: 38-41.
Culpepper, Pepper D. Review of Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity, eds. Masahiko Aoki, Gregory Jackson, and Hideaki Miyajima. Social Science Japan Journal, 11.2, October 2008: 339-343.
Culpepper, Pepper D. Review of Europe in Search of Political Order, by Johan P. Olsen. West European Politics, 31.3, May 2008: 624-625.
Bane, Mary Jo. "Keeping the Faith." Review of Godly Republic: A Centrist Blueprint for America's Faith-Based Future, by John J. DiIulio, Jr. Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, 7 , Winter 2008: 98-104.
Patterson, Thomas E. Review of Comparing Media Systems: Three Models of Media & Politics, by Daniel C. Hallin and Paolo Mancini Political Communication, 24.3 July 2007: 329-331.
Parker, Richard. "Bankers Behaving Badly." Review of The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co., by William D. Cohan. New York Times Book Review, May 27, 2007.
Risse, Mathias. Review of The Political Philosophy of Cosmopolitanism, Ed. Gillian Brock and Harry Brighouse. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, January 2007.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Economic Justice in an Unfair World: Towards a Level Playing Field, by Ethan B. Kapstein. World Trade Review, 6.1 2007: 123-133.
Baum, Matthew A. Review of The Foreign Policy Disconnect: What Americans Want from Our Leaders but Don't Get, by Benjamin I. Page with Marshall M. Bouton Perspectives on Politics, 5.2 June 2007: 373-375.
Kamm, Frances. Review of The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life, by Jeff McMahan. Philosophical Review, 116 April 2007: 273-280.
Parker, Richard. "Pittsburgh Pirates." Reviews of Andrew Carnegie and Mellon: An American Life, by David Nasaw and David Cannadine, respectively. New York Times Book Review, November 5, 2006: 10-11.
Culpepper, Pepper D. Review of Institutional Change and Globalization, by John L. Campbell and Rules for the World: International Organizations in Global Politics, by Michael Barnett and Martha Finnemore. Perspectives on Politics, 4.3 September 2006.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Nietzsche's Critiques: The Kantian Foundations of His Thought and Nietzsche, Biology and Metaphor, by R. Kevin Hill and Gregory Moore, respectively. European Journal of Philosophy, 14.3 December 2006: 438-448.
Rizvi, Gowher. "The Life and Times of a Colossus: Sheikh Mujib Revisited." Review of Sheikh Mujib: Triumph and Tragedy, by Sayyid A. Karim. The Star, March 26, 2006.
Schauer, Frederick. "(Re)Taking Hart." Review of A Life of H.L.A. Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream, by Nicola Lacey Harvard Law Review, 119.3 January 2006: 852-883.
Risse, Mathias. Review of Humanitarian Intervention, Ed. Terry Nardin and Melissa S. Williams. Ethics & International Affairs, 20.3 2006: 385-388.
Culpepper, Pepper D., and Archon Fung. "What Can We Learn from Social Science about Democracy in Europe?" Reaction to "What Can We Learn from the Collapse of the European Constitutional Project?" in Politische Vierteljahresschrift by Andrew Moravcsik Notre Europe: Etudes et Recherches, September 2006.
Keyssar, Alexander. "Taking the Pledge." Review of To the Flag: The Unlikely History of the Pledge of Allegiance, by Richard J. Ellis. Washington Post, June 14, 2005: C04.
Keyssar, Alexander. "The Electoral College Flunks." Review of Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America, by George C. Edwards III. The New York Review of Books, 52.5 March 24, 2005.
Risse, Mathias. "Should Citizens of a Welfare State be Transformed into 'Queens'?" Critical Notice of Motivation, Agency and Public Policy: Of Knights, Knaves, Pawns and Queens, by Julian Le Grand. Economics and Philosophy, 21.2 October 2005: 279-289.
Risse, Mathias. Review of A Measure of Freedom, by Ian Carter. Ethics, 114.2 January 2004: 340-343.
Fung, Archon. Review of Deliberation Day, by Bruce Ackerman and James Fishkin. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 24.2 March 2005: 472-476.