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Volume 92 - Number 3 - Fall 1977

 

Personality and Political Leadership
Robert C. Tucker reexamines the connection between personality and political leadership. He foresees an "oncoming crisis of human survival" and questions whether individuals with appropriate leadership traits will emerge to cope with that crisis successfully.

pp. 383-393
 

Political Executives and the Washington Bureaucracy
Hugh Heclo analyzes the resources, strategies, and tactics by which political executives appointed by presidents try to exercise policy control over the Washington career bureaucracy.

pp. 395-424
 

Contemporary Supreme Court Directions in Civil Liberties
Robert J. Steamer argues that the Burger Court, although changing judicial directions in some instances, is closely tied to the past and that on balance it is more Me, than unlike the Warren Court.

pp. 425-442
 

Congress and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Support for Israel in the U. S. Senate, 1970-1973
Robert H. Trice reviews the nature and strength of support in the Senate for aid to Israel for the period 1970 to 1973. He finds that the most plausible factors accounting for such support -- ideological liberalism, distribution of the Jewish population among the states, and financial support to individual senators from Jewish groups -- in fact are related only weakly to voting patterns.

pp. 443-463
 

Citizen Witnesses before Congressional Committees
Jack R. Van Der Slik and Thomas C. Stenger explore the characteristics of private citizens who appear as witnesses before legislative committees of the House of Representatives. They find that citizen witnesses can get the opportunity to testify with relative ease and that they are favorably impressed with the professionalism and interest shown to them by members of Congress.

pp. 465-485
 

Observations on Political Legitimacy in Contemporary Europe
Joseph Rothschild discusses historical and continuing changes in the concept of political legitimacy. He finds the legitimacy of contemporary European regimes, both communist and noncommunist, to be vulnerable and concludes that erosion of those regimes' legitimacy can become a major obstacle to effective governance.

pp. 487-501
 

Soviet-American Politics and the Turkish Straits
Anthony R. De Luca traces the evolution and significance of postwar Soviet-American rivalry over the Turkish Straits and the impact this rivalry had upon the formative stages of the Cold War.

pp. 503-524
 

Correction: Changing Campaign Techniques

p. 578
 

Correspondence

p. 579
 

The Natural Superiority of Southern Politicians, David Leon Chandler
Reviewed by William C. Havard

pp. 525-526
 

The Diploma Disease: Education, Qualification and Development, Ronald Dore
Reviewed by Elinor G. Barber

pp. 526-528
 

Politics in Public Service Advertising on Television, David L. Paletz, Roberta E. Pearson and Donald L. Willis
Reviewed by Doris A. Graber

pp. 529-530
 

The Game of Disarmament: How the United States and Russia Run the Arms Race, Alva Myrdal
Reviewed by David W. Tarr

pp. 530-531
 

The Politics of Attraction: Four Middle Powers and the United States, Annette Baker Fox
Reviewed by Jeffrey Obler

pp. 532-533
 

The Committee of One Million: "China Lobby" Politics, 1953-1971, Stanley D. Bachrack
Reviewed by Kenneth S. Chern

pp. 534-535
 

Managing the State, Martha Wagner Weinberg
Reviewed by Gerald Benjamin

pp. 535-536
 

The Political Socialization of Black Americans: A Critical Evaluation of Research on Efficacy and Trust, Paul R. Abramson
Reviewed by Marilyn Hoskin

pp. 536-538
 

Leadership and Change: The New Politics and the American Electorate, Warren E. Miller and Teresa E. Levitin
Reviewed by Gerald B. Finch

pp. 538-540
 

Organizing the Presidency, Stephen Hess ; Presidential Power and Politics, William F. Mullen
Reviewed by Louis W. Koenig

pp. 540-542
 

Campaign Money: Reform and Reality in the States, Herbert E. Alexander ; Financing Politics: Money, Elections and Political Reform, Herbert E. Alexander
Reviewed by David Adamany

pp. 542-544
 

Power, Inc.: Public and Private Rulers and How to Make Them Accountable, Morton Mintz and Jerry Cohen
Reviewed by Thomas R. Dye

pp. 544-545
 

Financing State and Local Governments, James A. Maxwell and J. Richard Aronson
Reviewed by Jesse Burkhead

pp. 546-547
 

Police: Streetcorner Politicians, William Ker Muir
Reviewed by James P. Gifford

pp. 547-548
 

Rent Control: Concepts, Realities, and Mechanisms, Monica R. Lett
Reviewed by M. Leanne Lachman

pp. 548-549
 

Housing and Economic Reality: New York City, 1976, George Sternlieb and James Hughes
Reviewed by Michael J. Munson

pp. 550-551
 

The Golden Door: Italian and Jewish Immigrant Mobility in New York City, 1880-1915, Thomas Kessner
Reviewed by S. J. Makielski

pp. 552-553
 

A Place Called Home: A History of Low Cost Housing in Manhattan, Anthony Jackson
Reviewed by Stanley Buder

pp. 553-554
 

Economic Integration in New Communities: An Evaluation of Factors Affecting Policies and Implementation, Helene V. Smookler
Reviewed by Michael N. Danielson

pp. 554-555
 

The Governance of Britain, Harold Wilson
Reviewed by Stephen Koss

pp. 555-557
 

Franco's Political Legacy: From Fascism to Facade Democracy, José Amodia
Reviewed by Stanley G. Payne

pp. 557-558
 

Socialist Opposition in Eastern Europe: The Czechoslovak Example, Jiri Pelikan
Reviewed by Frank Dinka

pp. 558-560
 

Revolutionary Law and Order: Politics and Social Change in the USSR, Peter H. Juviler
Reviewed by Chris Osakwe

pp. 560-562
 

Yom Kippur and After: The Soviet Union and the Middle East Crisis, Galia Golan
Reviewed by Naomi Joy Williams

pp. 562-563
 

Detente and the Democratic Movement in the USSR, Frederick C. Barghoorn
Reviewed by G. H. N. Seton-Watson

pp. 563-564
 

Deterrent Diplomacy: Japan, Germany, and the USSR, 1935-1940, James William Morley
Reviewed by Stephen E. Pelz

pp. 565-566
 

Political Brokers in Chile: Local Government in a Centralized Polity, Arturo Valenzuela
Reviewed by James F. Petras

pp. 566-567
 

The Myth of Marginality: Urban Poverty and Politics in Rio de Janeiro, Janice E. Perlman
Reviewed by Warren Dean

pp. 567-569
 

Power and Class in Africa, Irving Leonard Markovitz
Reviewed by Joel Samoff

pp. 569-570
 

Why Poor People Stay Poor: Urban Bias in World Development, Michael Lipton
Reviewed by Sylvia Ann Hewlett

pp. 570-572
 

Social Change and Political Participation in Turkey, Ergun Özbudun
Reviewed by Helen Rivlin

pp. 572-573
 

International Arms Control: Issues and Agreements, John H. Barton and Lawrence D. Weiler
Reviewed by Robert J. Bresler

pp. 573-574
 

The Anarchical Society: A Study of Order in World Politics, Hedley Bull
Reviewed by Michael Mandelbaum

pp. 574-575
 

Mahatma Gandhi and His Apostles, Ved Mehta
Reviewed by Stephen Hay

pp. 576-577
 

Utopia and Revolution: On the Origins of a Metaphor, or Some Illustrations of the Problem of Political Temperament and Intellectual Climate and How Ideas, Ideals, and Ideologies Have Been Historically Related, Melvin J. Lasky
Reviewed by Martha K. Zebrowski

pp. 577-578
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