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Volume 118 - Number 2 - Summer 2003

Shoring up the Right to Vote for President: A Modest Proposal [with Panel Discussion]
ALEXANDER KEYSSAR argues that the 2000 presidential election has made clear the desirability of a constitutional amendment guaranteeing to all American citizens the right to vote for president and to have those votes determine each state’s vote in the electoral college. Tracing certain features of the history of suffrage in the United States, he maintains that such an amendment would make the Constitution consistent with the now broadly based consensus (not present at the nation’s founding) that voting is a right that inheres in all citizens.

THE PANELISTS (D. Caraley, L. Greenhouse, S. Issacharoff, R. Pildes, G. Pomper, J. Rakove, R. Shapiro, R. Smith) discuss the points raised by the Keyssar article. They end up with consensus on the need for a constitutional right to vote for president, but have some differences on additional aspects of reforming the system.

pp. 181-203
 

The Rise of Europe, America's Changing Internationalism, and the End of U.S. Primacy
Charles A. Kupchan argues that America’s position of global dominance is far less durable than commonly presumed, as shown by lack of support for the war in Iraq. He contends that the next challenge to America’s might comes not from the Islamic world or an ascendent China, but from an integrating Europe that is rising as a counterweight to the United States. The waning of American primacy will be expedited by the erosion of liberal internationalism in the United States, inducing other nations to resist rather than rally behind U.S. leadership.

pp. 205-231
 

Schoolyard Revolutions: How Research on Urban School Reform Undermines Reform
Joseph P. Viteritti examines the research on urban school reform, finding scholars so wedded to the traditional common school model that they are unable to address its failure to educate the majority of children who attend city schools. Instead of supporting equitable forms of school choice, he argues that they place the burden of proof on those who would extend the range of educational options for children consigned to failing schools.

pp. 233-257
 

External Interventions and Domestic Ethnic Conflict in Yugoslav Macedonia
Nikolaos Zahariadis examines the impact of three external interventions on ethnic relations in Yugoslav Macedonia. Political strategies crafted by Macedonian elites since 1991 to deal with the Greek opposition to the country’s name, the presence of troops under the aegis of the United Nations, and the outbreak of war in neighboring Kosovo have had unintended adverse consequences in undermining interethnic relations in the long term.

pp. 259-279
 

Is Eastern Enlargement of the European Union a Beneficial Investment for Germany?
STEPHEN WOOD examines the effects on Germany of the European Union’s enlargement to eastern Europe. He challenges the view that Germany will be the primary beneficiary of this development. Rather than a clearly positive balance, the consequences are uncertain, as the process is characterized by political bargaining and conflict.

pp. 281-306
 

Robert Mugabe, Another Too-Long-Serving African Ruler: A Review Essay
NORMA J. KRIGER evaluates three recent books on Robert Mugabe’s violent rule in Zimbabwe. The authors offer different perspectives on Mugabe’s motives for power and on the relationship between his use of violence in the liberation war against white rule and his postindependence violence.

pp. 307-313

Covering Clinton: The President and the Press in the 1990s, Joseph Hayden
Reviewed by Doris A. Graber

pp. 315-316

Al-Jazeera: How the Free Arab News Network Scooped the World and Changed the Middle East, Mohammed el-Nawawy and Adel Iskandar
Reviewed by John L. Esposito

pp. 316-318
 

The Stakes: America and the Middle East, the Consequences of Power and the Choice for Peace, Shibley Telhami
Reviewed by Scott Lasensky

pp. 318-320

Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security, David Cole and James X. Dempsey
Reviewed by Christopher H. Pyle

pp. 320-321
 

The Final Frontier: America, Science, and Terror, Dominick Jenkins
Reviewed by James A. Russell

pp. 321-323
 

Managing the President's Program: Presidential Leadership and Legislative Policy Formation, Andrew Rudalevige
Reviewed by Shirley Anne Warshaw

pp. 323-324
 

Predicting Politics, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
Reviewed by Kenneth A. Shepsle

pp. 324-326
 

The Contours of American Politics, Jon Roper
Reviewed by Richard M. Merelman

pp. 326-328
 

The Rise of Southern Republicans, Earl Black and Merle Black
Reviewed by David M. Brodsky

pp. 328-329
 

Conflict Unending: India-Pakistan Tensions Since 1947, Sumit Gan-Guly
Reviewed by Thomas Perry Thornton

pp. 329-330
 

Future Trends in East Asian International Relations, Quan-sheng Zhao, ed.
Reviewed by Susan Henders

pp. 330-332
 

Why Movements Matter: The West German Peace Movement and U.S. Arms Control Policy, Steve Breyman
Reviewed by Brigitte L. Nacos

pp. 332-333
 

Libya and the United States: Two Centuries of Strife, Ronald Bruce St. John
Reviewed by Lisa Anderson

pp. 333-335
 

Peacekeeping Fiascoes of the 1990s: Causes, Solutions, and U.S. Interests, Frederick H. Fleitz, Jr.
Reviewed by Michael Pugh

pp. 335-336
 

Slobodan Milosevic and the Destruction of Yugoslavia, Louis Sell
Reviewed by Julie Mertus

pp. 336-337
 

Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention: A Fresh Legal Approach Based on Fundamental Ethical Principles in International Law, Brian D. Lepard
Reviewed by Itai Sneh

pp. 338-339
 

Operation Gatekeeper: The Rise of the "Illegal Alien" and the Making of the U.S.-Mexico Boundary, Joseph Nevins ; Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Mexican Immigration in an Era of Economic Integration, Douglas S. Massey, Jorge Durand and Nolan J. Malone
Reviewed by Rodolfo O. de la Garza

pp. 339-342
 

Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America, Daniel J. Tichenor
Reviewed by Christian Joppke

pp. 342-343
 

The Cold War and the Color Line: American Race Relations in the Global Arena, Thomas Borstelmann
Reviewed by James Gilbert

pp. 343-344
 

Global Political Campaigning: A Worldwide Analysis of Campaign Professionals and Their Practices, Fritz Plasser and Gunda Plasser
Reviewed by David M. Farrell

pp. 344-346
 

Executive Privilege: Presidential Power, Secrecy, and Accountability, Mark J. Rozell
Reviewed by Louis Fisher

pp. 346-347
 

Out of Bounds, Out of Control: Regulatory Enforcement at the EPA, James V. DeLong
Reviewed by Steven Cohen

pp. 347-348
 

The Accountable Juggler: The Art of Leadership in a Federal Agency, Beryl A. Radin
Reviewed by Thad E. Hall

pp. 349-350
 

Building Civic Capacity: The Politics of Reforming Urban Schools, Jeffrey R. Henig, Clarence N. Stone, Bryan D. Jones and Carol Pieran-nunzi
Reviewed by Wilbur C. Rich

pp. 350-351
 

Vicious Cycle: Presidential Decision Making in the American Political Economy, Constantine J. Spiliotes
Reviewed by Garrett Glasgow

pp. 351-352
 

The Great Tax Wars: Lincoln to Wilson-The Fierce Battles Over Money and Power that Transformed the Nation, Steven R. Weisman
Reviewed by Jenny B. Wahl

pp. 353-354
 

Woodrow Wilson: Profiles in Power, John A. Thompson
Reviewed by Robert A. Divine

pp. 354-355
 

Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance, Harold L. Wilensky
Reviewed by Mary Ruggie

pp. 355-356
 

From Identity to Politics: The Lesbian and Gay Movements in the United States, Craig A. Rimmerman
Reviewed by Miriam Smith

pp. 357-358
 

The Supreme Court in the Intimate Lives of Americans: Birth, Sex, Marriage, Childrearing, and Death, Howard Ball
Reviewed by Julie Novkov

pp. 358-359
 

Protest, Policy, and the Problem of Violence against Women: A Cross-National Comparison, S. Laurel Weldon
Reviewed by Mary Fainsod Katzenstein

pp. 359-361
 

The Occupation of Justice: The Supreme Court of Israel and the Occupied Territories, David Kretzmer
Reviewed by Don Peretz

pp. 361-363
 

Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East, Michael B. Oren
Reviewed by Jerome Slater

pp. 363-364
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