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Volume 109 - Number 2 - Summer 1994

 

The President's Dominance in Foreign Policy Making
Paul E. Peterson shows that, despite increased congressional participation in foreign policy making, constraints imposed by the international system still give presidents the dominant voice.

pp. 215-234
 

Development and Democracy: Are They Compatible in China?
Yongnian Zheng analyzes the tensions between economic development and political democracy in China using, for the first time, recently published Chinese public opinion surveys. He examines the tension generated by rapid economic growth, which facilitates political liberalizations and the constraints on democracy insisted upon by many of the Chinese senior political elites.

pp. 235-259
 

Separation of Powers and the Politics of Independent Counsels
Katy J. Harriger explores the constitutional debate on whether the provisions of the Ethics in Government Act --allowing for the appointment of special counsels --are compatible with the separation of powers doctrine. She argues that they are.

pp. 261-286
 

Ideological Consensus within Divided Party Government
Paul Frymer examines why the United States has had voters choose to divide party control between the presidency and the Congress. He argues that divided government is the result of voters making ideologically consistent choices by voting for a president and a member of the House of different parties; this minimizes the political gridlock often associated with divided party rule.

pp. 287-311
 

Public and Private Sanctions against South Africa
Kenneth A. Rodman examines the influence of multinational business corporations' use of economic sanctions in the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. He argues that in many ways, the behavior of these private corporations was more significant than were the sanctions legislated by Congress.

pp. 313-334
 

Economic Crisis and the Movement toward Pluralism in Poland and Mexico
Voytek Zubek and Judith Gentleman trace the emergence of liberalization initiatives in Poland and Mexico in the late 1970s and 1980s. They conclude that in both cases, by politically legitimizing private initiative, political elites attempted to stimulate economic growth.

pp. 335-359
 

Suez, Keith Kyle ; Suez 1956: The Crisis and Its Consequences, William Roger Louis and Roger Owen
Reviewed by Robert M. Hathaway

pp. 361-366
 

Boiling Point: Democrats, Republicans, and the Decline of Middle-Class Prosperity, Kevin Phillips
Reviewed by Frank J. Sorauf

pp. 367-368
 

The Elusive Balance: Power and Perceptions during the Cold War, William Curti Wohlforth
Reviewed by Donald S. Zagoria

pp. 368-369
 

Presidency by Plebiscite: The Reagan-Bush Era in Institutional Perspective, Craig A. Rimmerman
Reviewed by Robert A. Dahl

pp. 369-371
 

Chester Bowles: New Dealer in the Cold War, Howard B. Schaffer
Reviewed by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

pp. 371-372
 

Rethinking the Progressive Agenda: The Reform of the American Regulatory State, Susan Rose-Ackerman
Reviewed by Elizabeth Sanders

pp. 372-374
 

Strange Bedfellows: How Television and the Presidential Candidates Changed American Politics, 1992, Tom Rosenstiel
Reviewed by Doris A. Graber

pp. 374-375
 

Political Tolerance and American Democracy, John L. Sullivan, James Piereson and George E. Marcus
Reviewed by Lewis A. Coser

pp. 376-377
 

One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society, Barry A. Kosmin and Seymor P. Lachman
Reviewed by Andrew Greeley

pp. 377-378
 

Cleaning up the Mess: Implementation Strategies in Superfund, Robert T. Nakamura and Thomas W. Church
Reviewed by Steven Cohen

pp. 378-379
 

Shelter Poverty: New Ideas on Housing Affordability, Michael E. Stone
Reviewed by Ralph da Costa Nunez

pp. 379-381
 

Immigrants and the American City, Thomas Muller
Reviewed by David R. Reimers

pp. 382-383
 

Regulating Unfair Trade: Assessing Efforts to Level the International Playing Field, Pietro S. Nivola
Reviewed by Arvid Lukauskas

pp. 383-385
 

The Last Cacique: Leadership and Politics in a Puerto Rican City, Jorge Heine
Reviewed by James Jennings

pp. 385-386
 

American Politics in the Early Republic: The New Nation in Crisis, James Roger Sharp
Reviewed by Herbert Sloan

pp. 386-387
 

Apple of Gold: Constitutionalism in Israel and the United States, Gary Jeffrey Jacobsohn
Reviewed by Daniel J. Elazar

pp. 388-389
 

Stockton Axson, "Brother Woodrow": A Memoir of Woodrow Wilson, Arthur S. Link
Reviewed by August Heckscher

pp. 389-390
 

Race, Ethnicity, and Urbanization: Selected Essays, Howard N. Rabinowitz
Reviewed by David Farber

pp. 391-392
 

Return to Diversity: A Political History of East Central Europe since World War II, Joseph Rothschild
Reviewed by Ivan Volgyes

pp. 392-393
 

Real Choices/New Voices: The Case for Proportional Representation in the United States, Douglas J. Amy
Reviewed by Walter E. Volkomer

pp. 393-394
 

Relocating Middle Powers: Australia and Canada in a Changing World Order, Richard A. Higgott, Kim Richard Nossal and Andrew F. Cooper
Reviewed by Richard W. Baker

pp. 394-396
 

The Ambivalent Welcome: Print Media, Public Opinion and Immigration, Rita J. Simon and Susan Alexander
Reviewed by J. C. Harles

pp. 396-397
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