The Political Culture of the Democratic and Republican Parties
Jo Freeman argues that despite the many similarities in external forms of the Democratic and Republican national parties, there are significant differences in various aspects of their political culture such as legitimacy and representation, organizational style attitudes towards dissent and disloyalty, means of maintaining cohesion, and response to the demands of new groups.
Camp David and Peacemaking in the Middle East
William B. Quandt assesses the impact of the Camp David Accords on subsequent developments in the Middle East. He pays special attention to the American role as a prospective mediator of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
The Anti-Apartheid Movement and the Populist Instinct in American Politics
Steven Metz contends that the anti-apartheid movement in the United States has often been ineffective in attempts to influence American policy toward South Africa because of a tendency to rely on populist strategies of influence. He attributes this to the influence that the civil rights and anti-Vietnam war movements had on the leaders of the anti-apartheid movement.
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in Latin America, 1960-1980
MICHAEL WEITZ examines insurgencies in Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Bolivia with an aim toward establishing conditions related to success and failure.
Reindustrialization, Liberal Democracy, and Corporatist Representation
Robert C. Grady analyzes values and assumptions underlying proposals to revitalize the American economy. He argues that they require a form of functional representation that is incompatible with traditional liberal democratic ideals.
U.S. Policy and German Scientists: The Early Cold War
John Gimbel reflects on the controversy over the American evacuation of some German scientists and technicians and their families from the Soviet zone of occupation in 1945.
Eisenhower and Third World Nationalism: A Critique of the Revisionists
Robert J. McMahon looks at recent scholarly literature concerning the foreign policy of the Eisenhower administration. He concludes that the current wave of "Eisenhower revisionism" has tended to slight Eisenhower's persistant failures in the Third World and thus presents a distorted view of his administration's overall diplomatic record.
The Last Two Years of Salvador Allende, Nathaniel Davis ;
The Rise and Fall of Chilean Christian Democracy, Michael Fleet Reviewed by Jorge I. Domínguez
NATO, the Warsaw Pact and Africa, Christopher Coker Reviewed by Crawford Young
The Breakdown of Democratic Party Organization, 1940-1980, Alan Ware Reviewed by Leon D. Epstein
Religion in American Public Life, A. James Reichley Reviewed by Andrew Greeley
Images of Voting/Visions of Democracy, Peter B. Natchez Reviewed by Nelson W. Polsby
Party Identification, Political Behavior, and the American Electorate, Sheldon Kamieniecki
Between Washington and Jerusalem: A Reporter's Notebook, Wolf Blitzer Reviewed by Yagil Weinberg
The MX Decision: A New Direction in U.S. Weapons Procurement Policy?, Lauren H. Holland and Robert A. Hoover Reviewed by Philip W. Dyer
The Vietnam War: A Study in the Making of American Policy, Michael P. Sullivan Reviewed by Wallace J. Thies
Making the Alliance Work: The United States and Western Europe, Gregory F. Treverton Reviewed by Gerald Segal
Arms and Oil: U.S. Military Strategy and the Persian Gulf, Thomas L. McNaugher Reviewed by Shaul Bakhash
A World of Secrets: The Uses and Limits of Intelligence, Walter Laqueur Reviewed by Jeffrey T. Richelson
The West Bank: Line of Defense, Aryeh Shalev Reviewed by Marc Robbins
Economic Statecraft, David A. Baldwin Reviewed by Jeffrey J. Schott
Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States, Kenneth T. Jackson Reviewed by George Sternlieb
Chicago Divided: The Making of a Black Mayor, Paul Kleppner Reviewed by Ester Fuchs
Politics, Democracy, and the Supreme Court: Essays on the Frontier of Constitutional Theory, Arthur S. Miller Reviewed by C. Herman Pritchett
Conservatives in Court, Lee Epstein Reviewed by James Magee
Judges and the Cities: Interpreting Local Autonomy, Gordon L. Clark Reviewed by Herbert Jacob
Without Precedent: The Life and Career of Eleanor Roosevelt, Joan Hoff-Wilson and Marjorie Lightman, eds. Reviewed by Theda Skocpol
From Working Girl to Working Mother: The Female Labor Force in the United States, 1820-1980, Lynn Y. Weiner Reviewed by Jessie Bernard
Women as Candidates in American Politics, Susan J. Carroll Reviewed by Harmon Zeigler
Radical Islam: Medieval Theology and Modern Politics, Emmanuel Sivan Reviewed by L. Carl Brown
Protest in Democratic India: Authority's Response to Challenge, Leslie J. Calman Reviewed by Sanjib Baruah
The Politics of Deregulation, Martha Derthick and Paul J. Quirk Reviewed by Fred Thompson
Warriors and Politicians in Modern Greece, Constantine P. Danopoulos Reviewed by Harry J. Psomiades
Making the Managerial Presidency: Comprehensive Reorganization Planning, 1905-1980, Peri E. Arnold Reviewed by James W. Fesler
Who Paid the Taxes, 1966-85?, Joseph A. Pechman Reviewed by Edgar K. Browning