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Volume 109 - Number 1 - Spring 1994

 

The Future of American Power
Aaron L. Friedberg examines how the events of the late 1980s and early 1990s will combine with longer-term trends to shape the further evolution of American political power. He concludes that the end of the cold war will accelerate the relative decline in American national power and usher in a protracted period of international instability.

pp. 1-22

A Democratic Dilemma: System Effectiveness versus Citizen Participation
Robert A. Dahl argues that the Maastricht Treaty presented Europeans with a fundamental democratic dilemma: choosing between their political effectiveness as citizens within their countries and the effectiveness of the European Union as a transnational system.

pp. 23-34
 

Japanese-American Trade Conflict and Supercomputers
Marie Anchordoguy analyzes Japan's strategic trade and industrial policy toward supercomputers and finds them effective in helping create a strong domestic industry. She finds that trade friction between the United States and Japan in supercomputers is primarily the result of structural differences in state and corporate institutions.

pp. 35-80

Nationalism and Foreign Policy in Ukraine
Charles F. Furtado, JR. analyzes the unsteady brew of nationalism and foreign policy in Ukraine. Tracing domestic and international factors, Furtado suggests policy strategies to prevent the radicalization of Ukrainian nationalism and its foreign policy.

pp. 81-104
 

The Failure of Constitutional Welfare Rights in the Warren Court
Elizabeth Bussiere draws on the "new institutionalism" literature to explain the Warren Court's refusal to identify welfare assistance as a constitutionally protected right.

pp. 105-131
 

Judicial Review of Regulatory Decisions: The Changing Criteria
Robert B. Horwitz examines the evolution of American administrative law. He argues that the standard of judicial review that seemed to embody the conservative reaction to the so-called imperious judiciary paradoxically accounts for the distinctly checkered judicial treatment of deregulation.

pp. 133-169
 

The Politics Presidents Make: Leadership from John Adams to George Bush, Stephen Skowronek
Reviewed by Richard M. Pious

pp. 171-174
 

The Logic of Accidental Nuclear War, Bruce G. Blair
Reviewed by James J. Wirtz

pp. 174-175
 

Challenging the Civil Rights Establishment: Profiles of a New Black Vanguard, Joseph G. Conti and Brad Stetson
Reviewed by Charles V. Hamilton

pp. 175-176
 

America's Military Revolution: Strategy and Structure after the Cold War, William E. Odom
Reviewed by Raymond L. Garthoff

pp. 177-178
 

Power and Peace: The Diplomacy of John Foster Dulles, Frederick W. Marks
Reviewed by Richard H. Immerman

pp. 178-179
 

Force and Diplomacy in the Future, Stephen J. Cimbala
Reviewed by Joseph Lepgold

pp. 179-180
 

Politics in the Lifeboat: Immigrants and the American Democratic Order, John C. Harles
Reviewed by Rita James Simon

pp. 181-182
 

Politics East and West: A Comparison of Japanese and British Political Culture, Curtis Martin and Bruce Stronach
Reviewed by Robert M. Orr, Jr.

pp. 182-183
 

Governing Italy: The Politics of Bargained Pluralism, David Hine
Reviewed by Mauro Calise

pp. 183-184
 

The Politics of Antagonism: Understanding Northern Ireland, Brenda O'Leary and John McGarry
Reviewed by John E. Finn

pp. 185-186
 

Numbered Voices: How Opinion Polling has Shaped American Politics, Susan Herbst
Reviewed by Doris A. Graber

pp. 186-187
 

Soviet Military Doctrine from Lenin to Gorbachev, 1915-1991, Willard C. Frank, Jr. and Philip S. Gillette ; The Soviet Military and the Future, Stephen J. Blank and Jacob W. Kipp
Reviewed by James J. Tritten

pp. 187-189
 

Manipulation and Consent: How Voters and Leaders Manage Complexity, David J. Elkins
Reviewed by Robert Y. Shapiro

pp. 189-191
 

A Generation of Seekers: The Spiritual Journeys of the Baby Boom Generation, Wade Clarke Roof
Reviewed by Andrew Greeley

pp. 191-193
 

The Carter Years: Toward a New Global Order, Richard C. Thornton
Reviewed by Emily S. Rosenberg

pp. 193-194
 

The Hollow Core: Private Interests in National Policy Making, Robert H. Salisbury, John P. Heinz, Edward O. Laumann and Robert D. Nelson
Reviewed by John T. Tierney

pp. 194-196
 

Banking on Fraud: Drexel, Junk Bonds, and Buyouts, Mary Zey
Reviewed by C. Lowell Harriss

pp. 196-197
 

Support for the American Welfare State: The Views of Congress and the Public, Fay Lomax Cook and Edith J. Barrett
Reviewed by Dona Cooper Hamilton

pp. 198-199
 

The Third House: Lobbyists and Lobbying in the States, Alan Rosenthal
Reviewed by Gerald Benjamin

pp. 199-200
 

Toward Empowerment: Women and Movement Politics in India, Leslie J. Calman
Reviewed by Jana Everett

pp. 201-202
 

Population Policy and Women's Rights: Transforming Reproductive Choice, Ruth Dixon-Mueller
Reviewed by Rebecca J. Cook

pp. 202-203
 

Euro-politics: Institutions and Policymaking in the "New" European Community, Alberta M. Sbragia ; The Social Dimension of 1992: Europe Faces a New EC, Beverly Springer
Reviewed by Erik Jones

pp. 203-205
 

Labor Parties in Postindustrial Societies, Frances Fox Piven
Reviewed by Stewart Wood

pp. 205-207
 

Politics in Black and White: Race and Power in Los Angeles, Raphael J. Sonenshein
Reviewed by Charles S. Bullock III

pp. 207-208
 

From Protest to Politics: The New Black Voters in American Elections, Katherine Tate
Reviewed by J. Phillip Thompson III

pp. 208-209
 

Bitter Fruit: Black Politics and the Chicago Machine, 1931-1991, William Grimshaw
Reviewed by Dianne M. Pinderhughes

pp. 209-211
 

Japan Thrice Opened: An Analysis of Relations Between Japan and the United States, Hideo Ibe, Lynne E. Riggs and Manabu Takechi
Reviewed by Haruhiro Fukui

pp. 211-212
 

Political Leadership in an Age of Constraint: The Australian Experience, John Halligan and Colin Campbell S. J.
Reviewed by Richard W. Baker

pp. 212-213
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