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Volume 97 - Number 1 - Spring 1982

 

American Ideals versus American Institutions
Samuel P. Huntington shows how the gap between political ideals and political institutions creates both tension between "history" and "progress" in American development and also tension between the United States and the rest of the world. He argues that while American power has posed a threat to liberty at home, American power has been generally supportive of liberty abroad.

pp. 1-37
 

Mass Asylum and Human Rights in American Foreign Policy
John A. Scanlan and G.D. LOESCHER examine the emerging restrictive U.S. policy toward Western Hemisphere refugees and contend that it is not likely to reduce immigration pressure in the long run. They conclude that a foreign policy that deals more directly with the problem of persecution abroad will be necessary if refugee flow to the United States is to be controlled.

pp. 39-56
 

Another Look at Plutocracy and Politics in Antebellum New York City
Amy Beth Bridges looks at the activity of wealthy men in New York City politics before the Civil War. While it is commonly thought that men of wealth "abandoned" local politics in the 1850s, Bridges finds that local politics in these years makes most sense when their activity is taken into account.

pp. 57-71
 

America and the Egyptian Revolution, 1950-1957
Barry Rubin uses extensive interviews and newly released documents to analyze the rise and fall of the "special relationship" between the United States and Egypt.

pp. 73-90
 

Overtilled and Undertilled Fields in American Politics
R. Douglas Arnold examines the allocation of scholarly labor among the many research areas in American politics. He complains that too many scholars are studying the same narrow questions while completely ignoring many broader problems.

pp. 91-103
 

Class, Class Conflict, and the State in Africa
Joel Samoff explores the perspectives of development and modernization versus underdevelopment and dependence in Africa. He suggests that these conflicting orientations reflect a period of change in the social sciences and examines the methodological implications of recent theoretical departures.

pp. 105-127
 

Correction: The Supreme Court and the Second Bill of Rights: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Nationalization of Civil Liberties

p. 186
 

Nuclear Strategy in a Dynamic World: American Policy in the 1980s, Donald M. Snow
Reviewed by Joseph Kruzel

pp. 129-131
 

Strategies for the 1980s: Lessons of Cuba, Vietnam and Afghanistan, Philip van Slyck
Reviewed by John Spanier

pp. 131-132
 

The Struggle for Afghanistan, Nancy P. Newell and Richard S. Newell
Reviewed by Zalmay Khalilzad

pp. 132-133
 

NATO after Thirty Years, Robert W. Clawson and Lawrence S. Kaplan
Reviewed by H. Bradford Westerfield

pp. 133-134
 

Aramco, the United States, and Saudi Arabia: A Study of the Dynamics of Foreign Oil Policy, 1933-1950, Irvine H. Anderson
Reviewed by Barry Rubin

pp. 135-136
 

The Adversaries: America, Russia, and the Open World 1941-62, Michael Balfour
Reviewed by J. Garry Clifford

pp. 136-137
 

Power and Culture: The Japanese-American War, 1941-1945, Akira Iriye
Reviewed by Roger Dingman

pp. 137-138
 

Rolling Thunder: Understanding Policy and Program Failure, James Clay Thompson
Reviewed by Guy J. Pauker

pp. 138-139
 

Politics and Force Levels: The Strategic Missile Program of the Kennedy Administration, Desmond Ball
Reviewed by Richard K. Betts

pp. 140-141
 

The Growing Power of Congress, David M. Abshire and Ralph D. Nurnberger
Reviewed by Joseph Cooper

pp. 141-142
 

The Tethered Presidency: Congressional Restraints on Executive Power, Thomas M. Franck
Reviewed by Harvey G. Zeidenstein

pp. 142-143
 

The Regional Imperative: U.S. Foreign Policy Towards South Asian States Under Presidents Johnson and Nixon, Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph
Reviewed by W. Howard Wriggins

pp. 144-145
 

New Deal Planning: The National Resources Planning Board, Marion Clawson
Reviewed by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

pp. 145-146
 

The Sense of Well-Being in America: Recent Patterns and Trends, Angus Campbell
Reviewed by Albert H. Cantril

pp. 146-147
 

The Oak Park Strategy: Community Control of Racial Change, Carole Goodwin
Reviewed by Shirley E. Ostholm

pp. 147-148
 

Community Power Succession: Atlanta's Policy-Makers Revisited, Floyd Hunter
Reviewed by Peter Bachrach

p. 149
 

Diplomacy of Power: Soviet Armed Forces as a Political Instrument, Stephen S. Kaplan
Reviewed by Stephen Sestanovich

pp. 150-151
 

The Benefits of Old Age: Social-Welfare Policy for the Elderly, Elizabeth Ann Kutza
Reviewed by Abraham Monk

pp. 151-152
 

Schools on Trial: An Inside Account of the Boston Desegregation Case, Robert A. Dentler and Marvin B. Scott
Reviewed by Edgar Litt

pp. 152-154
 

The Development of Welfare States in Europe and America, Arnold J. Heidenheimer and Peter Flora
Reviewed by Alfred J. Kahn

pp. 154-155
 

Democratic Dictatorship: The Emergent Constitution of Control, Arthur Selwyn Miller
Reviewed by David Fellman

pp. 155-156
 

British Government and Its Discontents, Nelson W. Polsby and Geoffrey Smith
Reviewed by J. O. Stubbs

pp. 156-158
 

Cyprus: Conflict and Negotiation 1960-1980, Polyvios G. Polyviou
Reviewed by George L. Sherry

pp. 158-159
 

Weak States in the International System, Michael Handel
Reviewed by Robert L. Rothstein

pp. 159-160
 

Congress, the Presidency and American Foreign Policy, John Spanier and Joseph Nogee
Reviewed by Hibbert R. Roberts

pp. 160-161
 

U.S. Foreign Policy and the Law of the Sea, Ann L. Hollick
Reviewed by Giulio Pontecorvo

pp. 162-163
 

Between Peace and War: The Nature of International Crisis, Richard Ned Lebow
Reviewed by Robert L. Pfaltzgraff

pp. 163-164
 

Crime and Punishment--Changing Attitudes in America, Arthur L. Stinchcombe ; Crime News and the Public, Doris A. Graber
Reviewed by Herbert Jacob

pp. 164-166
 

Private Churches and Public Money: Church-Government Fiscal Relations, Paul J. Weber and Dennis A. Gilbert
Reviewed by Richard E. Morgan

pp. 166-167
 

A Trumpet to Arms: Alternative Media in America, David Armstrong
Reviewed by Doris A. Graber

pp. 168-169
 

The Nuclear Revolution: International Politics Before and After Hiroshima, Michael Mandelbaum
Reviewed by Philip W. Dyer

pp. 169-170
 

Child Care, Family Benefits, and Working Parents: A Study in Comparative Policy, Alfred J. Kahn and Sheila B. Kamerman
Reviewed by Carolyn Teich Adams

pp. 170-171
 

Homemakers: The Forgotten Workers, Rae André
Reviewed by Elinor G. Barber

pp. 172-173
 

Racism and Sexism in Corporate Life: Changing Values in American Business, John P. Fernandez
Reviewed by Jessie Bernard

pp. 173-174
 

Informed Consent in Medical Therapy and Research, Bernard Barber
Reviewed by Dan E. Beauchamp

pp. 174-175
 

Twilight of Progressivism: The Western Republican Senators and the New Deal, Ronald L. Feinman
Reviewed by J. Leonard Bates

pp. 175-176
 

Social Service Politics in the United States and Britain, Willard C. Richan
Reviewed by Philip M. Williams

pp. 176-177
 

Canada and the Age of Conflict: A History of Canadian External Policies, vol. 2: 1921-1948, The Mackenzie King Era, C. P. Stacey
Reviewed by Thomas P. Peardon

pp. 177-178
 

Democracy at the Polls: A Comparative Study of Competitive National Elections, Austin Ranney, David Butler and Howard R. Penniman
Reviewed by David R. Mayhew

pp. 179-180
 

Warriors to Managers: The French Military Establishment since 1945, Michel Louis Martin
Reviewed by Edward A. Kilodziej

pp. 180-181
 

Suffer the Future: Policy Choices in Southern Africa, Robert I. Rotberg
Reviewed by William J. Foltz

pp. 182-183
 

Regulating America, Regulating Sweden: A Comparative Study of Occupational Safety and Health Policy, Steven Kelman
Reviewed by Lawrence E. Rose

pp. 183-184
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