Journal of Democracy

(The TQCC of Journal of Democracy is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
The Anatomy of Democratic Backsliding36
How Autocrats Weaponize Women's Rights34
The Rise of Political Violence in the United States32
The End of the Backsliding Paradigm30
How Viktor Orbán Wins30
Tanzania: The Authoritarian Landslide25
What Putin Fears Most23
How Personalist Politics Is Changing Democracies22
Overcoming Polarization21
Indonesia: Jokowi Sidelines Democracy19
Why The Future Is Democratic19
Latin America Erupts: Millennial Authoritarianism in El Salvador18
The Collapse of Afghanistan18
The Americas: When Do Voters Support Power Grabs?18
Why Strongmen Win in Weak States17
Digital Propaganda: The Power of Influencers15
The War in Ukraine: How Putin's War in Ukraine Has Ruined Russia15
The Miracle and Tragedy of the 2020 U.S. Election14
How Zambia's Opposition Won14
Democracy's Arc: From Resurgent to Imperiled14
The Three Faces of the Indian State14
The Antiestablishment Challenge13
Why Latin America's Democracies Are Stuck13
Is Mexico Falling into the Authoritarian Trap?13
Latin America Erupts: Re-founding Chile13
The Cost of Convergence12
Tanzania: The Roots of Repression12
How Erdoğan’s Populism Won Again12
How India's Ruling Party Erodes Democracy12
How Authoritarians Win When They Lose12
Hong Kong: How Beijing Perfected Repression11
Latin America Erupts: When Does Competitive Authoritarianism Take Root?9
The War in Ukraine: Putin's Inevitable Invasion9
China: Totalitarianism's Long Shadow9
Russia’s Road to Autocracy9
Questioning Backsliding9
The Future of Platform Power: Making Middleware Work8
How Populism Corrodes Latin American Parties8
Democratic Support, Populism, and the Incumbency Effect8
Why Freedom Defeats Terrorism8
China's Tech-Enhanced Authoritarianism8
Why Sudan Succeeded Where Algeria Failed7
Uganda's Fraudulent Election7
Why Ukrainians Are Rallying Around Democracy7
How Zelensky Has Changed Ukraine7
Why the Future Cannot Be Predicted7
Trading Democracy for Governance7
Sri Lanka: The Return to Ethnocracy7
The Rebirth of the Liberal World Order?7
Why Democracies Survive7
Why Europe's Right Embraces Gay Rights7
Nicaragua: Doubling Down on Dictatorship7
Democracy's Surprising Resilience7
Making the Internet Safe for Democracy6
Is Democracy Lost?6
Peru: The Danger of Powerless Democracy6
Why the Military Abandoned Democracy6
In Europe, Democracy Erodes from the Right6
Democracy in a Year of Crisis6