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Volume 105 - Number 3 - Fall 1990

 

Myth of the Presidential Mandate
Robert A. Dahl argues the provocative thesis that policy mandates claimed by successfully elected presidents are largely myths used to subvert the democratic process.

pp. 355-372
 

The Reagan Strategy of Containment
Fareed Zakaria evaluates the Reagan administration's strategy of containment. Looking at the administration's conception of interests, threats, and resources, he concludes that the Reagan strategy of containment was simple and successful.

pp. 373-395
 

The "New" New Deal: FDR and American Liberalism, 1937-1945
John W. Jeffries traces the development during Franklin D. Roosevelt's second and third terms of a new New Deal. He argues that this new liberal program, based on Keynesian economic analysis and aiming at a full-employment economy of abundance, marked a significant redirection of New Deal liberalism and shaped the postwar liberal agenda.

pp. 397-418
 

President Carter and the Press: Perspectives from White House Communications Advisers
Mark J. Rozell examines President Jimmy Carter's press image problem from the perspectives of the former president's own communications advisers. These advisers' candid assessments reveal that Carter's negative press image grew primarily from his failure to focus White House efforts on public relations and that this failure made difficult the achievement of many policy goals that Carter valued.

pp. 419-434
 

Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy: Retrospect and Prospect
David P. Forsythe traces U.S. foreign policy on human rights since 1945, ultimately suggesting that internationally recognized human rights have something to teach America about its domestic as well as its foreign policy.

pp. 435-454
 

Liberal Democracy in Africa
Robert Fatton, Jr. analyzes the problems confronting the emergence of liberal democracy in Africa. He concludes that the current economic and political crises besieging the continent are more favorable to the accentuation of existing authoritarianism than to the development of liberal democracies.

pp. 455-473
 

The Economics of Aparthied, Stephen R. Lewis, Jr.
Reviewed by Crawford Young

pp. 475-476
 

The Hierarchy of States: Reform and Resistance in the International Order, Ian Clark
Reviewed by Inis L. Claude, Jr.

pp. 476-478
 

The Politics of Development: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Asia, Robert A. Scalapino
Reviewed by Mary Brown Bullock

pp. 478-479
 

The Comparative History of Public Policy, Francis G. Castles
Reviewed by Hugh Heclo

pp. 479-480
 

Henry Kissinger and the American Approach to Foreign Policy, Gregory D. Cleva
Reviewed by Robert L. Beisner

pp. 481-482
 

State, Market and Social Regulation: New Perspectives on Italy, Peter Lange and Mario Regini
Reviewed by Joseph LaPalombara

pp. 482-483
 

Israel, Egypt, and the Palestinians: From Camp David to Intifada, Ann Mosely Lesch and Mark Tessler
Reviewed by Naomi Weinberger

pp. 483-485
 

Lost Victory: A Firsthand Account of America's Sixteen-Year Involvement in Vietnam, William Colby and James McCargar
Reviewed by Lloyd C. Gardner

pp. 485-486
 

Intergovernmental Relations in the American Administrative State, Jesse Burkhead and David Welborn
Reviewed by Donald F. Kettl

pp. 486-487
 

The Transformation of the U.S. Senate, Barbara Sinclair
Reviewed by Joseph Cooper

pp. 488-489
 

Regulation and the Reagan Era: Politics, Bureaucracy and the Public Interest, Roger E. Meiners and Bruce Yandle
Reviewed by Paul L. Posner

pp. 489-490
 

The People's Religion: American Faith in the 90's, George Gallup, Jr. and Jim Castelli
Reviewed by Andrew Greeley

pp. 491-492
 

Congress, the President, and Public Policy, Michael L. Mezey
Reviewed by Eric M. Uslaner

pp. 492-494
 

Conflict and Peacemaking in Multiethnic Societies, Joseph V. Montville
Reviewed by Lewis A. Coser

pp. 494-495
 

The Soviet Union and the Strategy of Non-Alignment in the Third World, Roy Allison
Reviewed by Zalmay Khalilzad

pp. 495-496
 

The Truman Presidency, Michael J. Lacey
Reviewed by Herbert S. Parmet

pp. 496-497
 

Hope and Folly: The United States and UNESCO 1945-1985, William Preston, Jr., Edward S. Herman and Herbert I. Schiller
Reviewed by Donald J. Puchala

pp. 497-498
 

The U.S.-Turkish-NATO Middle East Connection: How the Truman Doctrine and Turkey's NATO Entry Contained the Soviets in the Middle East, George McGhee
Reviewed by Lawrence S. Kaplan

pp. 499-500
 

Between Lausanne and Geneva: International Conferences and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Abraham Ben-Zvi
Reviewed by William B. Quandt

pp. 500-501
 

Tribune of the People: The Minnesota Legislature and Its Leadership, Royce Hanson, Charles Backstrom and Patrick McCormack
Reviewed by Gerald Benjamin

pp. 501-502
 

Confidence- and Security-Building Measures in Europe: The Stockholm Conference, Carl C. Krehbiel
Reviewed by Philip Gordon

pp. 502-504
 

Roosevelt and Hitler: Prelude to War, Robert Edwin Herzstein
Reviewed by David M. Kennedy

pp. 504-505
 

Conflicts Unending: The United States and Regional Disputes, Richard N. Haass
Reviewed by John Spanier

pp. 505-506
 

Friends and Strangers: The Impact of Immigrants on the U.S. Economy, George J. Borjas
Reviewed by Eli Ginzberg

pp. 507-508
 

Development Aid and Human Rights, Katarina Tomasevski
Reviewed by David P. Forsythe

pp. 508-510
 

Intervention and Underdevelopment, Jon V. Kofas
Reviewed by Harry J. Psomiades

pp. 510-511
 

Red Revolution: Inside the Philippine Guerrilla Movement, Gregg R. Jones
Reviewed by John Bresnan

pp. 511-513
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