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Volume 97 - Number 2 - Summer 1982

 

Misconceptions in American Strategic Assessment
Richard Ned Lebow takes issue, on the one hand, with American assessments of Soviet strategic capacity and intentions and, on the other, with the American strategic response.

pp. 187-206
 

Whither the Future of Blacks in the Republican Party?
Pearl T. Robinson considers the future of blacks in the Republican party. Looking at black partisan attachments from Reconstruction to the present, she contends that the principle of reciprocity is the only basis for making inroads into the black vote.

pp. 207-231
 

The Politics of Official Bilingualism in Canada
Milton J. Esman examines the process by which Canada's political elites have experimented with language policies to help manage potentially dangerous and divisive conflicts between Canada's two major language communities.

pp. 233-253
 

State Capacity and Economic Intervention in the Early New Deal
Theda Skocpol and Kenneth Finegold look at the attempts of the early New Deal (1933-35) to regulate prices and production and compare the historically developed administrative and planning capacities of different parts of the U.S. federal government. Their focus on state capacities contrasts with the explanatory emphases on social groups or economic conditions that are common to arguments based on pluralist or Marxian theoretical premises.

pp. 255-278
 

Party and Bureaucracy: From Kennedy to Reagan
Roger G. Brown discusses the role of political parties in the appointment of top-level political executives. He argues that although party organizations have been little involved institutionally in the president's staffing of the bureaucracy, the preponderance of appointees nevertheless share their president's party affiliation.

pp. 279-294
 

Urban Theorists, Urban Reform, and American Political Culture in the Progressive Period
Michael H. Frisch argues that Progressive Era urban theory was only superficially about cities and that, rather, its roots lay in the institutional and intellectual emergence of academic political science.

pp. 295-315
 

MX: Prescription for Disaster, Herbert Scoville
Reviewed by Robert J. Bresler

pp. 317-318
 

Defense in the 1980s, William W. Kaufmann
Reviewed by Philip W. Dyer

pp. 318-319
 

The Western Alliance: European-American Relations Since 1945, Alfred Grosser
Reviewed by Peter Gourevitch

pp. 320-321
 

Freedom of Expression, Archibald Cox
Reviewed by C. Herman Pritchett

p. 321
 

The Administrative Behavior of Federal Bureau Chiefs, Herbert Kaufman
Reviewed by Harold Seidman

pp. 322-323
 

The Reluctant Ally: France and Atlantic Security, Michael M. Harrison
Reviewed by Leonard V. Smith

pp. 323-324
 

Human Rights and State Sovereignty, Richard Falk
Reviewed by James T. Johnson

pp. 324-325
 

Paths to Peace: The UN Security Council and Its Presidency, Davidson Nicol
Reviewed by M. J. Peterson

p. 326
 

The Politics of Mistrust: Estimating American Oil and Gas Resources, Aaron Wildavsky and Ellen Tenenbaum
Reviewed by Lawrence J. White

pp. 327-328
 

The Politics of Presidential Appointments, G. Calvin Mackenzie
Reviewed by Robert J. Harris

pp. 328-329
 

The Supreme Court, Lawrence Baum
Reviewed by David Fellman

pp. 329-330
 

The Election of 1980: Reports and Interpretations, Gerald M. Pomper
Reviewed by Richard W. Boyd

pp. 330-331
 

Radioactive Waste from Nuclear Power Plants, Thomas B. Johansson and Peter Steen
Reviewed by Steven Cohen

pp. 331-332
 

Energy, Economic Growth, and Regionalism in the West, Lynton R. Hayes
Reviewed by Robert D. Thomas

pp. 333-334
 

What's News: The Media in American Society, Elie Abel
Reviewed by Scott Keeter

pp. 334-335
 

In Quest of Freedom: American Political Thought and Practice, Alpheus Thomas Mason and Richard H. Leach
Reviewed by J. David Greenstone

pp. 335-337
 

Corporations and Their Critics: Issues and Answers on the Problems of Corporate Social Responsibilities, David Vogel and Thornton Bradshaw
Reviewed by Kenneth Prewitt

pp. 337-338
 

Politics as Communication, Robert G. Meadow
Reviewed by David L. Paletz

pp. 338-339
 

In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s, Clayborne Carson
Reviewed by Marguerite Ross Barnett

pp. 340-341
 

The Value-Added Tax: Lessons from Europe, Henry J. Aaron
Reviewed by Alfred C. Neal

pp. 341-342
 

Women, Power, and Politics, Margaret Stacey and Marion Price ; Women and the American City, Catharine R. Stimpson, Elsa Dixler, Martha J. Nelson and Kathryn Yatrakis
Reviewed by Susan A. MacManus

pp. 342-344
 

The Economics of Sex Differentials, Cynthia B. Lloyd and Beth J. Niemi
Reviewed by Clair Brown

pp. 344-345
 

Poverty in America: The Welfare Dilemma, Ralph Segalman and Asoke Basu
Reviewed by Eleanor L. Brilliant

pp. 346-347
 

The Urban Service Problem: A Study of Housing Inspection, Pietro S. Nivola ; Housing Vouchers for the Poor: Lessons from a National Experiment, Raymond J. Struyk and Marc Bendick
Reviewed by Stanley Buder

pp. 347-348
 

New Tools for Economic Development: The Enterprise Zone, Development Bank, and RFC, George Sternlieb and David Listokin
Reviewed by James Heilbrun

pp. 348-350
 

Federal Health Programs: Problems and Prospects, Harvey M. Sapolsky and Stuart H. Altman
Reviewed by George D. Greenberg

pp. 350-351
 

Postal Reorganization: Managing the Public's Business, John T. Tierney
Reviewed by Louise K. Comfort

pp. 351-352
 

From Realignment to Reform: Political Change in New York State, 1893-1910, Richard L. McCormick
Reviewed by Howard N. Apsan

pp. 353-354
 

Washington Despatches, 1941-1945: Weekly Political Reports from the British Embassy, Isaiah Berlin and H. G. Nicholas
Reviewed by J. Garry Clifford

pp. 354-355
 

Britain's Moment in the Middle East 1914-1971, Elizabeth Monroe
Reviewed by Richard W. Bulliet

pp. 355-356
 

Representation and Urban Community, Andrew D. Glassberg
Reviewed by Jerry A. Webman

pp. 356-357
 

Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How we See the Rest of the World, Edward W. Said
Reviewed by Edmund Ghareeb

pp. 358-359
 

Libya: The Experience of Oil, J. A. Allan
Reviewed by John P. Entelis

pp. 359-360
 

The Bureaucracy of Truth: How Communist Governments Manage the News, Paul Lendvai
Reviewed by Jane L. Curry

p. 361
 

The Political Economy of Income Distribution in Nigeria, Henry Bienen and V. P. Diejomaoh
Reviewed by Martin Staniland

pp. 362-363
 

Organizing Interests in Western Europe: Pluralism, Corporatism and the Transformation of Politics, Suzanne D. Berger
Reviewed by Henry W. Ehrmann

pp. 363-364
 

Germany and the Two World Wars, Andreas Hillgruber and William C. Kirby ; Germany Transformed: Political Culture and the New Politics, Kendall L. Baker, Russell J. Dalton and Kai Hildebrandt
Reviewed by Gerard Braunthal

pp. 365-366
 

Germany East and West: Conflicts, Collaboration, and Confrontation, Lawrence L. Whetten
Reviewed by Peter H. Merkl

p. 367
 

The Nature of the Italian Party System: A Regional Case Study, Geoffrey Pridham
Reviewed by Giuseppe Di Palma

pp. 368-369
 

Class, State and Power in the Third World: With Case Studies on Class Conflict in Latin America, James Petras
Reviewed by Jorge Heine

pp. 369-370
 

China's Intellectuals: Advise and Dissent, Merle Goldman ; Intellectuals and the State in Modern China: A Narrative History, Jerome B. Grieder
Reviewed by ANDREW J. NATHAN

pp. 370-372
 

The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict, Barry Rubin
Reviewed by Eric Steven Edelman

pp. 372-373
 

The Emergence of Modern India, Arthur Lall
Reviewed by Ainslie T. Embree

pp. 373-375
 

Pakistan: The Enigma of Political Development, Lawrence Ziring
Reviewed by Stephen Philip Cohen

pp. 375-376
 

Representation and Presidential Primaries: The Democratic Party in the Post-Reform Era, James I. Lengle
Reviewed by Louis Fisher

pp. 376-377
 

Canada Since 1945: Power, Politics and Provincialism, Robert Bothwell, Ian Drummond and John English
Reviewed by Milton J. Esman

pp. 377-378
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