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Volume 99 - Number 2 - Summer 1984

 

Will More Countries Become Democratic?
Samuel P. Huntington analyzes the preconditions for, and the processes of, democratization to evaluate the prospects for the emergence of additional democratic regimes in the world. He does not find those prospects very bright.

pp. 193-218
 

Mitterrand's France in the Atlantic System: A Foreign Policy of Accommodation
Michael M. Harrison discusses the sources, content, and effects of the foreign policies of a Socialist France. He argues that ill-conceived Socialist economic policies have undermined Mitterrand's foreign policy efforts and enhanced tensions in the Atlantic system.

pp. 219-246
 

The Politics of Federal Block Grants: From Nixon to Reagan
Timothy J. Conlan analyzes the differences in block grant politics under Presidents Nixon and Reagan. He concludes that while block grants in the 1970s were shaped mainly by the politics of individual policy arenas, during the Reagan administration grant consolidation politics have become more polarized and partisan in nature.

pp. 247-270
 

Oil Politics and Canada-United States Relations
Jock A. Finlayson and David G. Haglund contend that the Canadian government's National Energy Program (NEP) was incorrectly perceived in Washington as part of a comprehensive and vigorous campaign against foreign ownership in all sectors of the Canadian economy.

pp. 271-288
 

Political Struggle and Institutional Reorganization in Yugoslavia
Pedro Ramet examines how institutional changes in monocratic system like Yugoslavia's reflect political instability and competition among rival groups. He finds that disputes among Yugoslavia's regional elites over the federal balance of power, like the struggles between liberals and conservatives, has been carried over into disputes over institutional forms.

pp. 289-301
 

Congressional Reapportionment in the 1980s: Types and Determinants of Policy Outcomes
Q. Whitfield Ayres and David Whiteman survey the congressional reapportionment plans used in the 1982 congressional elections. They find that most plans reflect a primary concern with protecting incumbents and that there was a substantial range of political forces resistant to purely partisan uses of the reapportionment plans.

pp. 303-314
 

Testing Human Bonds Within Nations: Jews in the Occupied Netherlands
Henry L. Mason analyzes the implementation of the "final solution" in the occupied Netherlands, where it resulted in one of the highest rates of Jewish victimization in the Nazi orbit.

pp. 315-343
 

Correspondence

pp. 397-399
 

The Causes of Wars, Michael Howard
Reviewed by Donald Kagan

pp. 345-346
 

The Future of Central America: Policy Choices for the U.S. and Mexico, Richard R. Fagen and Olga Pellicer, eds.
Reviewed by Douglas A. Chalmers

pp. 346-347
 

The Cuban Threat, Carla Anne Robbins
Reviewed by Jorge I. DomĂ­nguez

pp. 347-349
 

The Giant's Rival: The USSR and Latin America, Cole Blasier
Reviewed by Robert Wesson

pp. 349-350
 

The Politics of Nuclear Balance: Ambiguity and Continuity in Strategic Policies, William H. Baugh
Reviewed by Garry D. Brewer

pp. 350-351
 

The Threat: Inside the Soviet Military Machine, Andrew Cockburn
Reviewed by Andrew C. Goldberg

pp. 351-353
 

Soviet Power and Western Negotiating Policies (Vol. 1: The Soviet Asset: Military Power in the Competition Over Europe; Vol. 2: The Western Panacea: Constraining Soviet Power Through Negotiation), Uwe Nerlich, ed.
Reviewed by Gerald Segal

pp. 353-354
 

U.S.-Asian Relations: The National Security Paradox, James C. Hsiung, ed.
Reviewed by Stephen Pelz

pp. 355-356
 

Society and Politics in Hong Kong, Lau Siu-kai
Reviewed by James D. Seymour

pp. 356-357
 

The Nuclear Future, Michael Mandelbaum
Reviewed by Donald M. Snow

pp. 357-358
 

Mimicking Sisyphus: America's Countervailing Nuclear Strategy, Louis Rene Beres
Reviewed by Richard H. Bald

pp. 358-360
 

The Birth of NATO, Nicholas Henderson
Reviewed by H. Bradford Westerfield

pp. 360-361
 

Who Rules America Now? A View for the '80s, G. William Domhoff
Reviewed by Lewis A. Coser

pp. 361-362
 

Quick Analysis for Busy Decision Makers, Robert D. Behn and James W. Vaupel
Reviewed by Howard S. Bloom

pp. 362-363
 

Studying the Presidency, Stephen J. Wayne and George C. Edwards III, eds.
Reviewed by Richard M. Pious

pp. 364-365
 

The Burger Court: The Counter-Revolution That Wasn't, Vincent Blasi, ed.
Reviewed by Robert H. Birkby

pp. 365-366
 

The Truth About Supply-Side Economics, Michael K. Evans
Reviewed by Paul Craig Roberts

pp. 366-367
 

Why Teachers Organized, Wayne J. Urban
Reviewed by Amy Bridges

pp. 367-368
 

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, Edward R. Tufte
Reviewed by Robert Y. Shapiro

pp. 369-370
 

Channels of Power: The Impact of Television on American Politics, Austin Ranney ; Over the Wire and on TV: CBS and UPI in Campaign '80, Michael J. Robinson and Margaret A. Sheehan ; Television Coverage of the 1980 Presidential Campaign, William C. Adams, ed.
Reviewed by Doris A. Graber

pp. 370-372
 

Beyond Separate Spheres: Intellectual Roots of Modern Feminism, Rosalind Rosenberg
Reviewed by Christine A. Lunardini

pp. 372-374
 

The Republican Right Since 1945, David W. Reinhard
Reviewed by Kevin Phillips

pp. 374-375
 

Macroeconomics and Micropolitics: The Electoral Effects of Economic Issues, D. Roderick Kiewiet
Reviewed by Patrick A. Pierce

pp. 375-376
 

Rental Housing in the 1980s, Anthony Downs
Reviewed by E. S. Savas

pp. 376-377
 

Regulation and the Courts: The Case of the Clean Air Act, R. Shep Melnick
Reviewed by Richard J. Tobin

pp. 378-379
 

Allies: Pearl Harbor to D-Day, John S. D. Eisenhower ; Churchill and de Gaulle, Francois Kersaudy
Reviewed by James D. Wilkinson

pp. 379-381
 

The Changing Anatomy of Britain, Anthony Sampson
Reviewed by Jorgen Rasmussen

pp. 381-382
 

International Policy Formation in the USSR: Factional "Debates" during the Zhdanovshchina, Gavriel D. Ra'anan
Reviewed by Francis B. Randall

pp. 382-383
 

National Foreign Policies and European Political Cooperation, Christopher Hill
Reviewed by Nancy Meriwether Wingfield

pp. 384-385
 

The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Vol. 2, The Great Leap Forward 1958-1960, Roderick MacFarquhar
Reviewed by Steven I. Levine

pp. 385-386
 

Exiled in Paradise: German Refugee Artists and Intellectuals in America, from the 1930's to the Present, Anthony Heilbut
Reviewed by Hans W. Gatzke

pp. 386-387
 

Conflict and Cohesion in Socialist Yugoslavia: Political Decision Making Since 1966, Steven L. Burg
Reviewed by Frank Dinka

pp. 387-388
 

The International Economy and Industrial Development: Trade and Investment in the Thrid World, Robert H. Ballance, Javed A. Ansari and Hans W. Singer
Reviewed by Bela Balassa

pp. 388-390
 

Military Service in the United States, Brent Scowcroft, ed.
Reviewed by David R. Segal

pp. 390-391
 

America and the Survivors of the Holocaust, Leonard Dinnerstein
Reviewed by Arthur A. Goren

pp. 391-392
 

Soviet Strategic Forces: Requirements and Responses, Robert P. Berman and John C. Baker
Reviewed by John Van Oudenaren

pp. 393-394
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