Almond, G.A., and S. Verba. 1963. The Civic Culture. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Anderson, C.J. 1995. Blaming the Government: Citizens and the Economy in Five European Democracies. New York: M.E. Sharpe.
Avery, J.M. 2009. ‘Videomalaise or Virtuous Circle? The Influence of the News Media on Political Trust.’ International Journal of Press-Politics 14(4): 410-433.
Bishin, B.G., R.R. Barr and M.J. Lebo. 2006. ‘The impact of economic versus institutional factors in elite evaluation of presidential progress toward democracy in Latin America.’ Comparative Political Studies 39(10): 1194–1219.
Boswell, C. 2018. Manufacturing Political Trust. NY: Cambridge University Press.
Bratton, M., and R. Mattes. 2001. ‘Support for democracy in Africa: Intrinsic or Instrumental.’ British Journal of Political Science 31(3): 447-474.
Brownlee, J. 2007. Authoritarianism in the Age of Democratization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Canache, D., J.J. Mondak and M.A. Seligson. 2001. ‘Meaning and measurement in cross-national research on satisfaction with democracy.’ Public Opinion Quarterly 65(4): 506-528.
Catterberg, G. and A. Moreno. 2006. ‘The individual bases of political trust: Trends in new and established democracies.’ International Journal of Public Opinion Research 18(1): 31-48.
Clarke, H.D., N. Dutt, and A. Kornberg. 1993. ‘The political economy of attitudes toward polity and society in Western European democracies.’ Journal of Politics 55(4): 998-1021.
Citrin, J. 1974. ‘Comment: The political relevance of trust in government.’ American Political Science Review 68: 973-88.
Craig, S. 1993. The Malevolent Leaders: Popular Discontent in America. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
Cramer Walsh, K. 2012. ‘Putting Inequality in Its Place: Rural Consciousness and the Power of Perspective.’ American Political Science Review. 106(3): 517-532.
Cramer, K.J. 2016. The Politics of Resentment: Rural consciousness in Wisconsin and the rise of Scott Walker. Chicago: Chicago University Press
Dalton, R.J. 2004. Democratic Challenges, Democratic Choices: The Erosion of Political Support in Advanced Industrial Democracies. New York: Oxford University Press.
Dalton, R.J., and M.P. Wattenberg. 2000. Parties without partisans: political change in advanced industrial democracies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Davenport, C. 2007. ‘State repression and political order.’ Annual Review of Political Science 10: 1-23.
Diamond, L. 2015. 'Facing up to the democratic recession', Journal of Democracy 26(1): 141-155.
Diamond, L., and M.F. Plattner (eds.). 2015. Democracy in Decline? Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Diamond, L., M. Plattner, and C. Walker. 2016. Authoritarianism goes global. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Dionne, Jr., E. J. 1991. Why Americans Hate Politics. New York: Simon and Schuster.
Dogan, M. (ed.). 2005. Political Mistrust and the Discrediting of Politicians. The Netherlands: Brill.
Easton, D. 1965. A framework for political analysis. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall;
Easton, D. 1975. ‘Reassessment of the concept of political support.’ British Journal of Political Science 5: 435-457.
Enos, R. 2017. The Space Between Us. Social Geography and Politics Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
European Commission. 2018. Public Opinion. http://ec.europa.eu/commfrontoffice/publicopinion/index.cfm
Evans, G., and S. Whitefield. 1995. ‘The politics and economics of democratic commitment: support for democracy in transition societies.’ British Journal of Political Science 25(4): 485-513.
Ferrin, M., and H. Kreisi (eds.). 2016. How Europeans View & Evaluate Democracy. New York: Oxford University Press.
Finke, S.E., E.N. Muller and M.A. Seligson. 1987. ‘Economic crisis, incumbent performance and regime support.’ British Journal of Political Science 19: 329-351.
Foa, R.S., and Y. Mounk. 2016. ‘The democratic disconnect.’ Journal of Democracy 27(3): 5-17.
Franklin, M.N. 2004. Voter turnout and the dynamics of electoral competition in established democracies since 1945. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Gallup. 2017. Trust in Government. https://news.gallup.com/poll/5392/trust-government.aspx
Gamson, William A. 1992. Talking Politics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Garment, S. 1991. Scandal: The Crisis of Mistrust in American Politics. New York: Random House.
Gerschewski, J. 2013. 'The three pillars of stability.' Democratization 20(1): 13-38.
Gest, J., T. Reny, and J. Mayer. 2017. ‘Roots of the Radical Right: Nostalgic Deprivation in the United States and Britain.’ Comparative Political Studies.
González-Ocantos, E., C. Kiewiet de Jonge, and D.W. Nickerson. 2015. ‘Legitimacy buying: The dynamics of clientelism in the face of legitimacy challenges.’ Comparative Political Studies, 48(9): 1127-1158.
Grossman, M. 2003. Political Corruption in America: An Encyclopedia of Scandals, Power, and Greed. New York: ABC-Clio; 2nd Ed edition.
Hardin, R. 2006. Trust. NY: Polity/Russell Sage Foundation.
Hay, C. 2007. Why We Hate Politics. Cambridge: Polity Press;
Hetherington, M.J. 1998. ‘The political relevance of political trust.’ American Political Science Review 92(4): 791-808.
Hetherington, M.J. 2005. Why Trust Matters. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Hibbing, J.R. and E. Theiss-Morse. 1995. Congress as Public Enemy. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Hicken, A. 2011. ‘Clientelism.’ Annual Review of Political Science 14: 289-310.
Hopkins, D. 2017. Red Fighting Blue. How Geography and Electoral Rules Polarize American Politics Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Huang, M-H, Y. Chang and Y. Chu. 2008. ‘Identifying sources of democratic legitimacy: A multilevel analysis.’ Electoral Studies 27(1): 45-62.
Inglehart, R. and C. Welzel. 2005. Modernization, cultural change, and democracy: the human development sequence. New York: Cambridge University Press.
J.R. Hibbing and E. Theiss-Morse (eds.). 2001. What Is It About Government That Americans Dislike? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Jennings, W. and G. Stoker. (2016). ‘The Bifurcation of Politics: Two Englands.’ Political Quarterly 87(3): 372-382.
Jennings, W. and Stoker, G. 2017. ‘Tilting Towards the Cosmopolitan Axis? Political Change in England and the 2017 General Election.’ Political Quarterly 88(3): 359-369.
Jennings, W., G. Stoker and J. Twyman. 2016. ‘The dimensions and impact of political discontent in Britain.’ Parliamentary Affairs 69(4): 876-900.
Jennings, W., N. Clarke, J. Moss, and G. Stoker. 2017. ‘The Decline in Diffuse Support for National Politics: The Long View on Political Discontent in Britain.’ Public Opinion Quarterly, 81(3): 748-758.
Kahn, K.F., and P.J. Kenney. 1999. ‘Do negative campaigns mobilize or suppress turnout? Clarifying the relationship between negativity and participation.’ American Political Science Review 93: 877.
Kahn, K.F., and P.J. Kenney. 2008. ‘The dimensions of negative messages.’ American Politics Research 36(5): 694-723.
Kettl, D. 2017. Can Governments Earn Our Trust? Cambridge: Polity.
Klass, B. 2017. The Despot’s Apprentice. New York: Hot Books.
Klingemann, H-D. 1999. ‘Mapping political support in the 1990s.’ In P. Norris (ed). 1999. Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Governance. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Kurlantzick, J. 2014. Democracy in Retreat. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Lau, R.R., and I.B. Rovner. 2009. ‘Negative Campaigning.’ Annual Review of Political Science 12: 285-306.
Lawrence, R.Z. 1997. ‘Is it really the economy, stupid?’ In Why People Don't Trust Government, eds. Joseph Nye, Philip Zelikow, and David King. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Levitsky, S. and D. Ziblatt. 2018. How Democracies Die. New York: Crown.
Linde, J. and J. Ekman. 2003. ‘Satisfaction with democracy: A note on a frequently used indicator in comparative politics.’ European Journal of Political Research 42(3): 391-408.
Lipset, S.M. 1987. The Confidence Gap. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Lipset, S.M. and S. Rokkan. 1967. Party systems and voter alignments: cross-national perspectives. New York: Free Press.
Luce, E. 2017. The Retreat of Western Liberalism. London: Little Brown.
Magaloni, B. 2006. Voting for Autocracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
McAllister, I. 1999. ‘The economic performance of governments.’ In Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Governance. Ed. Pippa Norris. New York: Oxford University Press.
Mechkova, V., A. Lührmann, and S.I. Lindberg. 2017. ‘How much democratic backsliding?’ Journal of Democracy 28: 162-169.
Miller, A.H..1974. ‘Political issues and trust in government, 1964-1970.’ American Political Science Review 68: 951-972.
Mossberger, K., and G. Stoker. 2001. ‘The evolution of urban regime theory: The challenge of conceptualization.’ Urban Affairs Review 36: 810-835.
Mounk, Y. 2018. The People vs. Democracy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Moy, P. and M. Pfau. 2000. With Malice Toward All? The Media and Public Confidence in Democratic Institutions. Westport, CT: Praeger.
Newton, K. 2006. ‘Political support: Social capital, civil society and political and economic performance.’ Political Studies 54(4): 846-864.
Norris, P. (ed.). 1999. Critical Citizens: Global Support for Democratic Governance. New York: Oxford University Press.
Norris, P. 1999. A Virtuous Circle. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Norris, P. 2005. Radical Right: Voters and Parties in the Electoral Market. New York: Cambridge University Press;
Norris, P. 2011. Democratic Deficit. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Norris, P., J. Curtice, D. Sanders, M. Scammell, and H.A. Semetko. 1999. On Message: Communicating the Campaign. London: Sage.
Norris, P. and R. Inglehart. 2018. Cultural Backlash. NY: Cambridge University Press.
Nye, J.S., P.D. Zelikow, and D.C. King (eds.). 1997. Why People Don't Trust Government. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Orren, G. 1997. ‘Fall from grace: The public’s loss of faith in government.’ In Why People Don’t Trust Government. Ed. Joseph S. Nye, Jr, Philip D. Zelikow and David C. King. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Park, A., C. Bryson, E. Clery, J. Curtice, and M. Phillips (eds.). 2013. British Social Attitudes: the 30th Report. London: NatCen Social Research.
Patterson, T.E. 1993. Out of Order. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Patterson, T.E. 2002. The Vanishing Voter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Pew Research Center. 2015. Beyond Distrust: How Americans View Their Government. http://www.people-press.org/2017/12/14/public-trust-in-government-1958-2017/
Pharr, S. and R. Putnam (eds.). 2000. Disaffected Democracies: what's troubling the trilateral countries? Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Powell, J.M., and C.L. Thyne. 2011. ‘Global instances of coups from 1950 to 2010.’ Journal of Peace Research 48(2): 249-259.
Robinson, M. 1976. ‘Public Affairs Television and the Growth of Political Malaise: The Case of “the Selling of the President”.’ American Political Science Review 70(3): 409-432.
Rodríguez-Pose, A. 2018. ‘The revenge of the places that don’t matter (and what to do about it).’ Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society.
Rooduijn, M., W. Van Der Brug and S.L. de Lange. 2016. ‘Expressing or fueling discontent? The relationship between populist voting and political discontent.’ Electoral Studies 43: 32-40.
Rose, R., W. Mishler and N. Munro. 2011. Popular Support for an Undemocratic Regime. NY: Cambridge University Press.
Shah, D.V., M.D. Watts and D. Domke. 2002. ‘News framing and cueing of issue regimes: Explaining Clinton's public approval in spite of scandal.’ Public Opinion Quarterly 66(3): 339-370.
Smyth, D.J., and S.W. Taylor. 2003. ‘Presidential popularity: what matters most, macroeconomics or scandals?’ Applied Economics Letters 10(9): 585-588.
Stoker, G. 2006. Why Politics Matters: Making Democracy Work. London: Palgrave/Macmillan;
Sunstein, C.R. (ed.). 2018. Can it Happen Here? New York: HarperCollins.
Tolchin, S.J. 1996. The Angry American: How Voter Rage Is Changing the Nation. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
Torcal, M. and J.R. Montero. 2006. Political Disaffection in Contemporary Democracies: Social Capital, Institutions, and Politics. London: Routledge.
Tyler, T.R., and R. Trinkner. 2017. Why Children Follow Rules. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Van Deth, J., J.R. Montero, and A. Westholm. 2007. Citizenship and involvement in European democracies: a comparative analysis. New York: Routledge.
Valentino, N.A. 2001. ‘A spiral of cynicism for some: The contingent effects of campaign news frames on participation and confidence in government.’ Political Communication 18: 347.
Van Ham, C., J. Thomassen, K. Aarts and R. Andeweg (eds.). 2017. Myth and Reality of the Legitimacy Crisis. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Voeten, E. 2016. ‘That viral graph about millennials’ declining support for democracy? It’s very misleading.’ The Washington Post/Monkey Cage, 5 December 2016.
Voeten, E. 2016. ‘It’s actually older people who have become more cynical about U.S. democracy.’ The Washington Post/Monkey Cage, 14 December 2016.
Wagner, A.F., F. Schneider, and M. Halla. 2009. ‘The quality of institutions and satisfaction with democracy in Western Europe: A panel analysis.’ European Journal of Political Economy 25(1): 30-41.
Weatherford, S.M. 1987. ‘How does government performance influence political support?’ Political Behavior 9: 5-28.
Whitefield, S. and G. Evans. 1999. ‘Political culture versus rational choice: Explaining responses to transition in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.’ British Journal of Political Science 29(1): 129-154.
Wright, J., E. Frantz, and B. Geddes. 2015. ‘Oil and autocratic regime survival.’ British Journal of Political Science 45(2): 287-306.
Zaller, J. 1998. ‘Monica Lewinsky's contribution to political science.’ PS-Political Science & Politics 31(2): 182.