Dr Giovanni Capoccia Awarded Best Book Prize
The Award Committee was chaired by Professor Jeffrey Anderson. He won for his book, Defending Democracy: Reactions to Extremism in Interwar Europe (Johns Hopkins University Press).
Giovanni`s book was chosen out of the more than 30 titles submitted. The Committee stated that Defending Democracy put forward a novel, important argument in the well-travelled terrain of interwar regime outcomes, developing a sophisticated theoretical framework and supporting it with first-rate empirical work.