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Volume 96 - Number 4 - Winter 1981-82

 

The Conservative Roots of the Nixon, Ford, and Reagan Administrations
A. James Reichley argues that there was a definite conservative ideology underlying the domestic and foreign policy decisions of the Nixon and Ford administrations and that this ideology is being carried on in a more developed form by the Reagan administration.

pp. 537-550
 

Contemporary Transformations of American Politics: Thoughts on the Research Agendas of Political Scientists
Nelson W. Polsby discusses significant transformations of American politics over the last thirty years that have changed nearly every institution of American government and politics. Accounting for their causes and effects, he says, challenges the research agendas of social scientists.

pp. 551-570
 

Scientific-Technical Innovation in East Germany
Paul W. Sanderson looks at the process of implementing scientific-technical innovation in East Germany with particular attention being paid to the roles of economic officials and Communist party apparatchiki.

pp. 571-589
 

Ethnic Peripheries Versus Ethnic Cores: Jewish Political Strategies in Interwar Poland
Joseph Rothschild analyzes Jewish political behavior in interwar Poland as it oscillated between the strategy of forging an alliance with other ethnic minorities to resist Polish hegemonial pressures, on the one hand, and efforts to reach a bilateral understanding with the dominant Poles, on the other hand. He perceives the dilemmas reflected in this oscillation as relevant for today's multiethnic states.

pp. 591-606
 

The Carter Civil Service Reforms: Some Implications for Political Theory and Public Administration
Mark W. Huddleston examines the normative assumptions of the 1978 Civil Service Reform Act and the parallel assumptions of academic Public Administration. He argues that present "democratic" administrative dogmas need to give way to truly "republican" principles to protect the integrity of the American higher civil service.

pp. 607-621
 

American Challenge, Soviet Response: The Beginning of the Cold War, February-May, 1946
Fraser Harbutt reviews the crisis in United States-Soviet relations that occurred in early 1946. He argues that this crisis satisfied a number of critical tests that permit us to identify it as the beginning of the cold war.

pp. 623-639
 

Woodrow Wilson and Colonel House: A Reply to Weinstein, Anderson, and Link
Juliette L. George and Alexander L. George find confirmation of their interpretation of Woodrow Wilson in the data that have become available since publication of their book, .Woodrow Wilson and Colonel House: A Personality Study. The George's interpretation had been seriously challenged in a 1978 PSQ article by Arthur Link and others.

pp. 641-665
 

National Defense, James Fallows
Reviewed by Thomas L. McNaugher

pp. 669-670
 

Debacle: The American Failure in Iran, Michael Ledeen and William Lewis
Reviewed by Mark Hamilton Lytle

pp. 670-671
 

Retrospective Voting in American National Elections, Morris P. Fiorina
Reviewed by Heinz Eulau

pp. 671-672
 

The Winning Weapon: The Atomic Bomb in the Cold War 1945-1950, Gregg Herken
Reviewed by Roger Dingman

pp. 673-674
 

Regulation and Planning: The Case of Environmental Politics, Guy Benveniste
Reviewed by Michael E. Kraft

pp. 674-675
 

International Energy Futures: Petroleum Prices, Power, and Payments, Nazli Choucri
Reviewed by Everett M. Ehrlich

pp. 675-676
 

Does Mass Communication Change Public Opinion After All? A New Approach to Effects Analysis, James B. Lemert
Reviewed by Scott Keeter

pp. 677-678
 

Duties Beyond Borders: On the Limits and Possibilities of Ethical International Politics, Stanley Hoffmann
Reviewed by Michael G. Schechter

pp. 678-679
 

The Secretary of Defense, Douglas Kinnard
Reviewed by John C. Ries

pp. 679-680
 

Congressional Elections, Joseph Cooper and Louis Sandy Maisel
Reviewed by Candice J. Nelson

pp. 680-682
 

The Washington Reporters, Stephen Hess
Reviewed by Edwin A. Bock

pp. 682-683
 

Black Representation and Urban Policy, Albert K. Karnig and Susan Welch
Reviewed by Kathryn B. Yatrakis

pp. 683-684
 

Health Policy and the Bureaucracy: Politics and Implementation, Frank J. Thompson
Reviewed by Bonita Wlodkowski

pp. 684-686
 

Florida's Gubernatorial Politics in the 20th Century, David R. Colburn and Richard K. Scher
Reviewed by Gerald Benjamin

pp. 686-687
 

Corrections at the Crossroads: Designing Policy, Sherwood E. Zimmerman and Harold D. Miller
Reviewed by Jean Bickmore White

pp. 687-688
 

The State as Defendant: Governmental Accountability and the Redress of Individual Grievances, Leon Hurwitz
Reviewed by Francis H. Heller

pp. 688-690
 

Courts of Appeals in the Federal Judicial System: A Study of the Second, Fifth, and District of Columbia Circuits, J. Woodford Howard
Reviewed by Robert J. Steamer

pp. 690-691
 

Economic Liberties and the Constitution, Bernard H. Siegan
Reviewed by David Adamany

pp. 691-692
 

The Supreme Court and the Second Bill of Rights: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Nationalization of Civil Liberties, Richard C. Cortner
Reviewed by C. Herman Pritchett

pp. 693-694
 

Managing a Federal Agency: The Hidden Stimulus, Louis K. Bragaw
Reviewed by Walter Williams

pp. 694-695
 

Eisenhower and the Cold War, Robert A. Divine ; The Declassified Eisenhower: A Divided Legacy of Peace and Political Warfare, Blanche Wiesen Cook
Reviewed by Richard M. Fried

pp. 695-697
 

Eisenhower the President: Crucial Days, 1951-1960, William Bragg Ewald
Reviewed by Richard H. Immerman

pp. 697-698
 

Independent Journey: The Life of William O. Douglas, James F. Simon
Reviewed by D. Grier Stephenson, Jr.

pp. 699-700
 

The Taming of Fidel Castro, Maurice Halperin
Reviewed by Thomas G. Paterson

pp. 700-702
 

The Intellectual Resistance in Europe, James D. Wilkinson
Reviewed by Leonard V. Smith

pp. 702-703
 

Economic Stabilization in Developing Countries, William R. Cline and Sidney Weintraub
Reviewed by Shafiqul Islam

pp. 703-705
 

The Local Fiscal Crisis in Western Europe: Myths and Realities, L. James Sharpe
Reviewed by Jerry A. Webman

pp. 705-706
 

The Limits of Professional Power: National Health Care in the Federal Republic of Germany, Deborah A. Stone
Reviewed by Sumner M. Rosen

pp. 706-707
 

Britain at the Polls, 1979: A Study of the General Election, Howard R. Penniman
Reviewed by James Douglas

pp. 707-709
 

The Arab Predicament: Arab Political Thought and Practice Since 1967, Fouad Ajami
Reviewed by Naomi J. Weinberger

pp. 709-710
 

The Chinese and the Japanese: Essays in Political and Cultural Interactions, Akira Iriye
Reviewed by Warren I. Cohen

pp. 710-711
 

Organizational Behavior in Chinese Society, Sidney L. Greenblatt, Richard W. Wilson and Amy A. Wilson
Reviewed by Martin King Whyte

pp. 712-713
 

Chinese Foreign Policy: The Maoist Era and Its Aftermath, Joseph Camilleri
Reviewed by Steven I. Levine

pp. 713-714
 

Political Women in Japan: The Search for a Place in Political Life, Susan J. Pharr
Reviewed by Martha Hoaglund

pp. 714-715
 

Class and Economic Change in Kenya: The Making of an African Petite- Bourgeoisie, 1905-1970, Gavin Kitching
Reviewed by Crawford Young

pp. 715-717
 

Political Theory and International Relations, Charles R. Beitz
Reviewed by William T. R. Fo

pp. 717-718
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