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The Reagan Administration and Revolutions in Central America
Walter LaFeber analyzes the Reagan administration's policies toward Central American revolutions. He argues that the policies have been ineffective because they are based on a misunderstanding of both the history and present nature of those revolutions.

pp. 1-25

In Support of "Single-Issue" Politics
Sylvia Tesh questions the widely held view that single-issue political groups threaten democracy. Distinguishing issue groups from interest groups, Tesh contends that issue groups are concerned with multiple, not single issues; that they are seldom uncompromising; and that rather than ignoring the common good, single-issue groups foster a more democratic means of determining it.

pp. 27-44

National-State Party Relations: The Democrats' New Federal Structure
Gary D. Wekkin analyzes the relations between the strengthened Democratic National Committee and state Democratic parties on delegate selection rules for the presidential nominating convention.

pp. 45-72

Government Corporations and Managing the Public's Business
John T. Tierney examines to political calculus underlying the creation of government corporations at the national level and identifies factors affecting their ability to operate efficiently and effectively.

pp. 73-92

Memoirs, Petro G. Grigorenko ; Inside the Soviet Army, Viktor Suvorov
Reviewed by Raymond L. Garthoff

pp. 93-94

Conventional Deterrence, John J. Mearsheimer
Reviewed by Philip W. Dyer

pp. 95-96

Power and Principle: Memoirs of the National Security Adviser, 1977-1981, Zbigniew Brzezinski
Reviewed by George W. Ball

pp. 96-97

Thinking about National Security: Defense and Foreign Policy in a Dangerous World, Harold Brown
Reviewed by Robert Jervis

pp. 97-98

Paradoxes of Power: The Military Establishment in the Eighties, Adam Yarmolinsky and Gregory D. Foster
Reviewed by Vincent Davis

pp. 98-99

Afghanistan and the Soviet Union, Henry S. Bradsher
Reviewed by David Chaffetz

pp. 99-100

USSR in Crisis: The Failure of an Economic System, Marshall I. Goldman
Reviewed by Robert Campbell

pp. 101-102

The Confidence Gap: Business, Labor, and Government in the Public Mind, Seymour Martin Lipset and William Schneider
Reviewed by Robert Y. Shapiro

pp. 102-103

Governments Under Stress: Political Executives and Key Bureaucrats in Washington, London, and Ottawa, Colin Campbell
Reviewed by Hugh Heclo

pp. 103-104

Explaining and Predicting Elections: Issue Effects and Party Strategies in Twenty-Three Democracies, Ian Budge and Dennis J. Farlie
Reviewed by John R. Petrocik

pp. 105-106

The Japanese Diet and the U. S. Congress, Francis R. Valeo and Charles E. Morrison, eds.
Reviewed by Mike M. Mochizuki

pp. 106-107

Contemporary Democracies: Participation, Stability, and Violence, G. Bingham Powell, Jr.
Reviewed by William J. Long

pp. 107-108

The Battle for Public Opinion: The President, the Press, and the Polls During Watergate, Kurt Lang and Gladys Engel Lang
Reviewed by David L. Paletz

pp. 108-109

Too Hot to Handle: Social and Political Issues in the Management of Radioactive Wastes, Charles A. Walker, Leroy C. Gould and Edward J. Woodhouse, eds.
Reviewed by Gerald M. Steinberg

pp. 109-111

The Public Presidency: The Pursuit of Popular Support, George C. Edwards III
Reviewed by W. Thomas Wander

pp. 111-112

The Presidency and Public Policy: The Four Arenas of Presidential Power, Robert J. Spitzer
Reviewed by Dorothy B. James

pp. 112-113

Brandeis: An Intimate Biography of One of America's Truly Great Supreme Court Justices, Lewis J. Paper
Reviewed by C. Herman Pritchett

pp. 113-114

Policymaking and Politics in the Federal District Courts, Robert A. Carp and C. K. Rowland
Reviewed by Henry J. Abraham

pp. 114-115

Spheres of Justice: A Defense of Pluralism and Equality, Michael Walzer
Reviewed by Jeffrey B. Abramson

pp. 116-117

Supreme Court Activism and Restraint, Stephen C. Halpern and Charles M. Lamb, eds.
Reviewed by David Adamany

pp. 117-118

Folded, Spindled, and Mutilated: Economic Analysis and U. S. v. IBM, Franklin M. Fisher, John J. McGowan and Joen E. Greenwood
Reviewed by Lawrence J. White

pp. 118-119

Suing Government: Citizen Remedies for Official Wrongs, Peter H. Schuck
Reviewed by George A. Bermann

pp. 120-121

Bureaucratic Justice: Managing Social Security Disability Claims, Jerry L. Mashaw
Reviewed by Deborah A. Stone

pp. 121-122

The Sporting Woman, Mary A. Boutilier and Lucinda SanGiovanni
Reviewed by Jessie Bernard

pp. 122-123

Who Voted? The Dynamics of Electoral Turnout, 1870-1980, Paul Kleppner
Reviewed by Kristi Andersen

pp. 123-125

Science Policy from Ford to Reagan: Change and Continuity, Claude E. Barfield
Reviewed by Sanford Lakoff

pp. 125-126

Science and the National Environmental Policy Act: Redirecting Policy Through Procedural Reform, Lynton K. Caldwell
Reviewed by Steven Cohen

pp. 126-127

Natural Resources: Bureaucratic Myths and Environmental Management, Richard L. Stroup and John A. Baden ; Scarce Natural Resources: The Challenge to Public Policymaking, Susan Welch and Robert Miewald, eds.
Reviewed by Christopher K. Leman

pp. 127-129

Environmental Diplomacy: An Examination and a Prospective of Canadian-U. S. Transboundary Environmental Relations, John E. Carroll
Reviewed by Fred Thompson

pp. 130-131

The Logic and Limits of Trust, Bernard Barber
Reviewed by Lewis A. Coser

pp. 131-132

Reason in Human Affairs, Herbert A. Simon
Reviewed by Betty Glad

pp. 132-133

The Border that Joins: Mexican Migrants and U. S. Responsibility, Peter G. Brown and Henry Shue, eds.
Reviewed by Marc W. Chernick

pp. 133-135

Roosevelt and the Isolationists, 1932-45, Wayne S. Cole
Reviewed by Robert M. Hathaway

pp. 135-136

Landmarks Preservation and the Property Tax, David Listokin, et al.
Reviewed by James Heilbrun

pp. 136-138

Federal Narcotics Enforcement: Reorganization and Reform, Patricia Rachal
Reviewed by Walter Williams

pp. 138-139

The Logic of Organization: A System-Based Social Science Framework for Organization Theory, Alfred Kuhn and Robert D. Beam
Reviewed by Wolf V. Heydebrand

pp. 139-140

Farm Workers, Agribusiness, and the State, Linda C. Majka and Theo J. Majka
Reviewed by William H. Friedland

pp. 141-142

Politics and Health Care Organization: HMOs as Federal Policy, Lawrence D. Brown
Reviewed by Frank J. Thompson

pp. 142-143

The Political Economy of Aging: The State, Private Power, and Social Welfare, Laura Katz Olson ; America's Old Age Crisis: Public Policy and the Two Worlds of Aging, Stephen Crystal
Reviewed by Robert B. Hudson

pp. 143-145

Lyndon B. Johnson: A Memoir, George Reedy
Reviewed by Harvey C. Mansfield, Sr.

pp. 145-146

Love, Eleanor: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends, Joseph P. Lash
Reviewed by J. William T. Young

pp. 147-148

Standing Fast: The Autobiography of Roy Wilkins, Roy Wilkins and Tom Mathews
Reviewed by Pearl T. Robinson

pp. 148-149

Herbert Hoover: The Postpresidential Years, 1933-1964 (Vol. 1: 1933-1945; Vol. 2: 1946-1964), Gary Dean Best
Reviewed by Hugh T. Lovin

pp. 149-151

Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist, Nick Salvatore
Reviewed by Norman Markowitz

pp. 151-152

The Socialist Corporation and Technocratic Power: The Polish United Workers Party, Industrial Organization and Workforce Control, 1958-80, Jean Woodall
Reviewed by Deborah Duff Milenkovitch

pp. 152-153

Multilateral Diplomacy within the Commonwealth: A Decade of Expansion, Andrestinos N. Papadopoulos
Reviewed by Thomas P. Peardon

pp. 153-154

A Contemporary Crisis: Political Hostage-Taking and the Experience of Western Europe, Clive C. Aston
Reviewed by W. R. Campbell

pp. 154-155

Explaining Hitler's Germany: Historians and the Third Reich, John Hiden and John Farquharson
Reviewed by Robert E. Neil

pp. 155-157

Education in the Soviet Union: Policies and Institutions since Stalin, Mervyn Matthews
Reviewed by Thane Gustafson

pp. 157-158

Poland: Communism, Nationalism, Anti-Semitism, Michael Checinski
Reviewed by Ezra Mendelsohn

pp. 158-159

Revolutionary Afghanistan: A Reappraisal, Beverly Male
Reviewed by Zalmay Khalilzad

pp. 159-161

Industrial Growth, Trade, and Dynamic Patterns in the Japanese Economy, Miyohei Shinohara
Reviewed by David G. Timberman

pp. 161-162

Japanese Political Culture: Change and Continuity, Takeshi Ishida
Reviewed by Tetsuya Kataoka

pp. 162-163

China Without Mao: The Search for a New Order, Immanuel C. Y. Hsü
Reviewed by Rhoda Weidenbaum

pp. 163-164

The Limits of State Autonomy: Post-Revolutionary Mexico, Nora Hamilton
Reviewed by Walter L. Goldfrank

pp. 164-166

The States of South Asia: Problems of National Integration, Dennis Dalton and A. Jeyaratnam Wilson, eds.
Reviewed by Stephen P. Cohen

pp. 166-167

Soldiers without Politics: Blacks in the South African Armed Forces, Kenneth W. Grundy
Reviewed by Crawford Young

pp. 167-168

Two Hungry Giants: The United States and Japan in the Quest for Oil and Ores, Raymond Vernon
Reviewed by Dick K. Nanto

pp. 168-169

Mission on the Rhine: Reeducation and Denazification in American-Occupied Germany, James F. Tent ; The GDR: Moscow's German Ally, David Childs ; From Hitler to Ulbricht: The Communist Reconstruction of East Germany, 1945-46, Gregory W. Sandford
Reviewed by Peter H. Merkl

pp. 169-172

After the Palestine-Israel War: Limits to U.S. and Israeli Policy, Khalil Nakhleh and Clifford A. Wright
Reviewed by Mark Hamilton Lytle

pp. 172-173

New Frontiers in American-East Asian Relations: Essays Presented to Dorothy Borg, Warren I. Cohen, ed.
Reviewed by David Chiang-Kau Lang

pp. 173-175

Third World Multinationals: The Rise of Foreign Investment from Developing Countries, Louis T. Wells
Reviewed by Laurie Landy

pp. 175-176

Modern French Marxism, Michael Kelly
Reviewed by W. Rand Smith

pp. 176-177

Communism and Political Change in Spain, Eusebio Mujal-Leon
Reviewed by Stanley G. Payne

pp. 177-178

The United States in the Middle East: Interests and Obstacles, Seth P. Tillman
Reviewed by Franklin T. Burroughs

pp. 179-180

Dynamics of European Nuclear Disarmament, Alva Myrdal, et al.
Reviewed by Kevin Anderson

pp. 180-181

International Regimes, Stephen D. Krasner, ed.
Reviewed by Vinod K. Aggarwal

pp. 181-183

The Soviet Union in the Middle East: Policies and Perspectives, Karen Dawisha and Adeed Dawisha, eds.
Reviewed by Gordon B. Smith

pp. 183-184

Soviet Perceptions of U.S. Foreign Policy: A Study of Ideology, Power, and Consensus, John Lenczowski ; The Soviet View of U.S. Strategic Doctrine: Implications for Decision Making, Jonathan Samuel Lockwood
Reviewed by Roman Kolkowicz

pp. 184-186

The Politics of Pressure: American Arms and Israeli Policy since the Six Day War, David Pollock
Reviewed by William B. Quandt

p. 187

Raoul Wallenberg, Angel of Rescue: Heroism and Torment in the Gulag, Harvey Rosenfeld
Reviewed by Michael Stanislawski

pp. 187-188

Soviet Policy in the Arc of Crisis, Fred Halliday
Reviewed by Donna Beltz

pp. 188-189

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