His books

The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century  (Hong Kong University Press 2016)

Nation of Devils: Democratic Leadership and the Problem of Obedience (Yale University Press 2013)

The Korean State and Social Policy: How South Korea Lifted Itself from Poverty and Dictatorship to Affluence and Democracy (Oxford University Press 2011, with Huck-ju Kwon, Ilcheong Yi, Taekyoon Kim and Jooha Lee)

What Democracy Is For: On Freedom and Moral Government  (Princeton University Press 2007)

The Liberal Vision and Other Essays on Democracy and Progress The Bardwell Press, Oxford 2007)

The Economic Consequences of Mr. Brown: How a Strong Government Was Defeated by a Weak System of  Governance (The Bardwell Press, Oxford 2009)

Citizens, Families and Reform (Oxford University Press 1997 and Transaction Publishers 2006)

The Possibility of Politics: A Study in the Political Economy of the Welfare State  (Oxford University Press 1987 and 1989 and Transaction  Publishers 2006)