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Book Chapters

Here you’ll find the book chapters written by DI researchers.

Peter Kreko: Escape From Uncertainty

“In times of high anxiety, uncertainty, and existential fears, people tend to embrace any – even false – promises of social and epistemic security,” our Research Affiliate Peter Kreko writes in his chapter in The Psychology of Insecurity.

Andrea Peto: The Illiberal Memory Politics in Hungary

“The erection of statues of Horthy demonstrates that a paradigm shift is taking place without recourse to original ideas and yet is nonetheless successfully reshaping memory discourse,” our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto writes in her chapter in Patriotic History and the (Re)Nationalization of Memory.

Andrea Peto: A Survivor of the Armenian Genocide as a Perpetrator of the Holocaust: The Case of Eghia Hovhanessian

“How does a survivor of a genocide become a perpetrator of another genocide?” our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto asks in her chapter in Critical Approaches to Genocide - History, Politics and Aesthetics of 1915 (Routledge, 2023).

Matthijs Bogaards: Political Parties in Sub-Saharan Africa

Despite a revival of interest in the study of African political parties, we still know too little about their organization and behavior, our Research Affiliate Matthijs Bogaards writes in his chapter in The Routledge Handbook of Political Parties.

Akos Kopper, Andras Szalai, Magdalena Gora: Populist Foreign Policy in Central and Eastern Europe: Poland, Hungary and the Shock of the Ukraine Crisis

Viktor Orban of Hungary and Jaroslaw Kaczynski of Poland are symbols of successful, long-standing populist leaders in power, our Research Affiliate Andras Szalai, Akos Kopper (ELTE) and Magdalena Gora (Jagiellonian University) write in their chapter in Populist Foreign Policy: Regional Perspectives of Populism in the International Scene.

Zsolt Enyedi, Fernando Casal Bertoa: Party Systems and Party System Change

In their chapter in The Routledge Handbook of Political Parties, our Senior Research Fellow Zsolt Enyedi and Fernando Casal Bertoa (University of Nottingham) introduce the central concepts of party system analysis.

Dimitry Kochenov, Kristin Surak (eds.): Citizenship and Residence Sales

The book, edited by Dimitry Kochenov, lead researcher of our Rule of Law Workgroup, and Kristin Surak (LSE), and published by Cambridge University Press, takes an interdisciplinary approach to unpacking investment migration.

Anna Luhrmann, Wolfgang Merkel (eds): Resilience of Democracy

The book, edited by our Senior Research Fellow Wolfgang Merkel and Anna Luhrmann sets the stage by developing a new concept of democratic resilience.

Jennifer McCoy: Hyper-Polarization and the Security of Democracy

The chapter of our Research Affiliate Jennifer McCoy in Handbook on Democracy and Security considers the complex relationship between political polarization and democracy.

Dorota Szelewa, Dorottya Szikra: Leave Policies in Populist and Illiberal Regimes: The Cases of Hungary and Poland

The chapter of our Research Fellow Dorottya Szikra and Dorota Szelewa in Research Handbook on Leave Policy compares policy changes in Hungary and Poland, two countries with the electoral victories of the right-wing populist parties during the 2010s.