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Volume 103 - Number 3 - Fall 1988

 

Gorbachev's Program of Change: Sources, Significance, Prospects
Seweryn Bialer gives a comprehensive analysis of the changes going on in the Soviet Union under the leadership of Gorbachev. This article is part of PSQ's policy of occasionally publishing pieces by senior scholars and statesmen that argue a point of view based primarily on their long-term personal experience and insights.

pp. 403-460
 

Representation and Governance: The Great Legislative Trade-off
Kenneth A. Shepsle explores the importance of a legislative division of labor and power in the American Congress. He suggests that recent reforms, termed a "representational revolt," have compromised the capacity of Congress to play a role independent of the president.

pp. 461-484
 

Peacekeeping Operations and the Quest for Peace
Paul F. Diehl analyzes the conditions that make for success or failure in peacekeeping operations. He concludes that operations are more successful when all combatants, including third parties, cooperate and the conflict is not a civil war. He further argues that superpower behavior has a minimal role once the operation has begun, but the location of deployment and the neutrality of the peacekeeping troops are significant.

pp. 485-507
 

Misguided Morality: Ethics and the Reagan Doctrine
Robert H. Johnson examines the moral arguments for the U.S. policy of supporting guerrilla forces attempting to overthrow Marxist-Leninist regimes in the Third World. He argues that the moral case for that policy is not well grounded in Third World political reality and that most of the arguments made by its supporters relating to the morality of the ends, means, and consequences of the doctrine are not sustainable.

pp. 509-529
 

Who Talked to the President When? A Study of Lyndon B. Johnson
James J. Best examines the people with whom Lyndon Johnson interacted during the first twenty-five months of his presidency, using LBJ's presidential diaries as a data base. He finds significant changes over time in whom Johnson interacted with, how he interacted with them, and when.

pp. 531-545
 

Beyond American Hegemony: The Future of the Western Alliance, David P. Calleo
Reviewed by Stanley Hoffmann

pp. 547-548
 

The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000, Paul Kennedy
Reviewed by Harold James

pp. 549-550
 

Cold War or Detente in the 1980s: The International Politics of American- Soviet Relations, Peter Savigear
Reviewed by Alexander Dallin

pp. 550-551
 

Extended Deterrence: The United States and NATO Europe, Stephen J. Cimbala
Reviewed by Philip W. Dyer

pp. 551-553
 

The Limited Partnership: Europe, the United States, and the Burdens of Alliance, Josef Joffe
Reviewed by Philip Gordon

pp. 553-554
 

Chadha: The Story of an Epic Constitutional Struggle, Barbara Hinkson Craig
Reviewed by David Adamany

pp. 554-556
 

State Supreme Courts in State and Nation, G. Alan Tarr and Mary Cornelia Aldis Porter
Reviewed by Herbert Jacob

pp. 556-557
 

The Cult of the Court, John Brigham
Reviewed by Lettie Wenner

pp. 557-558
 

The Personal Vote: Constituency Service and Electoral Independence, Bruce Cain, John Ferejohn and Morris Fiorina
Reviewed by William H. Flanigan

pp. 559-560
 

The Soviet Union and Ballistic Missile Defense, Bruce Parrott ; SDI and Industrial Technology Policy: Threat or Opportunity?, Walter Zegveld and Christien Enzing
Reviewed by Peter C. Sederberg

pp. 560-562
 

The Nuclear Fallacy: Dispelling the Myth of Nuclear Strategy, Morton H. Halperin
Reviewed by Robert P. Peschel, Jr.

pp. 562-563
 

March to Armageddon: The United States and the Nuclear Arms Race, 1939 to the Present, Ronald E. Powaski
Reviewed by R. D. Sloan, Jr.

p. 564
 

The Guarded Gate: The Reality of American Refugee Policy, Norman L. Zucker and Naomi Flink Zucker
Reviewed by John A. Scanlan

pp. 565-566
 

If I had a Hammer: The Death of the Old Left and the Birth of the New Left, Maurice Isserman
Reviewed by Thomas L. Dumm

pp. 566-567
 

The Rise of the Corporate Commonwealth: United States Business and Public Policy in the 20th Century, Louis Galambos and Joseph Pratt
Reviewed by Frank J. Macchiarola

pp. 567-568
 

Buying into America: How Foreign Money is Changing the Face of Our Nation, Martin Tolchin and Susan Tolchin
Reviewed by Jewel Bellush

pp. 568-570
 

Government by Proxy: (Mis?) Managing Federal Programs, Donald F. Kettl
Reviewed by Donna Wilson Kirchheimer

pp. 570-571
 

Reconstructing American Education, Michael B. Katz
Reviewed by Joseph P. Viteritti

pp. 571-572
 

The Grounding of Modern Feminism, Nancy F. Cott
Reviewed by Virginia Sapiro

pp. 572-574
 

Gender in the Workplace, Joseph A. Pechman and Clair Brown
Reviewed by Rosalind Rosenberg

pp. 574-575
 

The Rhetorical Presidency, Jeffrey K. Tulis
Reviewed by Richard A. Brody

pp. 575-577
 

The Nationalization of American Politics, William M. Lunch
Reviewed by Abigail M. Thernstrom

pp. 577-578
 

White House Ethics: The History of the Politics of Conflict of Interest Regulation, Robert N. Roberts
Reviewed by Michael Johnston

pp. 578-579
 

Qaddafi's Green Book: An Unauthorized Edition, Henry M. Christman
Reviewed by Lisa Anderson

pp. 579-580
 

Japan, Disincorporated: The Economic Liberalization Process, Leon Hollerman
Reviewed by Edward J. Lincoln

pp. 581-582
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