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Volume 109 - Number 5 - Winter 1994-95

 

Congressional Checks on Military Initiatives
Louis Fisher analyzes the drift of the war power from Congress to the president and recommends changes needed to restore legislative and public control over military initiatives.

pp. 739-762
 

NATO's Functions after the Cold War
John S. Duffield examines the reasons for NATO's persistence notwithstanding the demise of the Soviet threat. He describes the most important security functions that NATO still performs for its members in the wake of the cold war.

pp. 763-787
 

Television Advertising in Election Campaigns
Darrell M. West looks at the impact of television advertising in political campaigns. He shows that ads are influential when candidates are not well known and when the news media amplify ad messages through their coverage.

pp. 789-809
 

Ethnic Diasporas and U.S. Foreign Policy
Yossi Shain explores the role of immigrant groups --or diasporas as he calls them --in providing support for democratization and self-determination in their ancestral countries. He argues that in the aftermath of the cold war, diasporas in the United States are likely to become more effective in pushing policy makers to adhere to America's professed values of promoting democracy abroad.

pp. 811-841
 

Separate Branches--Separate Politics: Judicial Enforcement of Congressional Intent
Cornell W. Clayton shows how critics of judicial review have mischaracterized recent trends in administrative law. He argues that far from usurping executive branch authority, judges have not been diligent enough in insisting that agencies comply with statutory intent.

pp. 843-872
 

The Legislative Veto and the Limits of Public Choice Analysis
Jessica Korn examines the constitutionality of the legislative veto, a congressional oversight mechanism, one form of which was struck down by the Supreme Court in INS v. Chadha.

pp. 873-894
 

Icons of Democracy: American Leaders as Heroes, Aristocrats, Dissenters, and Democrats, Bruce Miroff ; The President and the Parties: The Transformation of the American Party System since the New Deal, Sidney M. Milkis ; The Politics Presidents Make: Leadership from John Adams to George Bush, Stephen Skowronek
Reviewed by Donald R. Brand

pp. 895-902
 

Diplomacy, Henry Kissinger
Reviewed by H. W. Brands

pp. 903-904
 

Out of Control: Global Turmoil on the Eve of the Twenty-First Century, Zbigniew Brzezinski
Reviewed by Edward A. Kolodziej

pp. 904-906
 

Thatcher, Reagan, Mulroney: In Search of a New Bureaucracy, Donald J. Savoie
Reviewed by Graham K. Wilson

pp. 906-907
 

Ideas and Foreign Policy: Beliefs, Institutions, and Political Change, Judith Goldstein and Robert Keohane
Reviewed by Robert Jervis

pp. 907-909
 

Power Without Responsibility: How Congress Abuses the People through Delegation, David Schoenbrod
Reviewed by Joseph Cooper

pp. 909-911
 

The Presidential Pulse of Congressional Elections, James E. Campbell
Reviewed by David T. Canon

pp. 911-912
 

The Homeless, Christopher Jencks
Reviewed by Ralph da Costa Nunez

pp. 913-914
 

The Confirmation Mess: Cleaning Up the Federal Appointments Process, Stephen L. Carter
Reviewed by William Haltom

pp. 914-915
 

The Presidency in a Separated System, Charles O. Jones
Reviewed by Stephen J. Wayne

pp. 915-917
 

Rhetorical Republic: Governing Representations in American Politics, Thomas L. Dumm and Frederick M. Dolan
Reviewed by Doris A. Graber

pp. 917-918
 

Crusaders in the Courts: How a Dedicated Band of Lawyers Fought for the Civil Rights Revolution, Jack Greenberg
Reviewed by John A. Davis

pp. 919-920
 

A Rage to Punish: The Unintended Consequences of Mandatory Sentencing, Lois G. Forer
Reviewed by John J. DiIulio, Jr.

pp. 920-922
 

Certain Trumpets: The Call of Leaders, Gary Wills
Reviewed by Barbara Kellerman

pp. 922-923
 

The New York Idea: An Experiment in Democracy, Mario Cuomo
Reviewed by Leonard P. Stavisky

pp. 923-924
 

The Politics of Redistributing Urban Aid, Robert S. Montjoy, Douglas J. Watson and John G. Heilman
Reviewed by Michael J. Rich

pp. 925-926
 

Molotov Remembers: Inside Kremlin Politics, Conversations with Felix Chuev, Albert Resis
Reviewed by Mark von Hagen

pp. 926-928
 

Behind the Mule: Race and Class in African-American Politics, Michael Dawson
Reviewed by Wilbur C. Rich

pp. 928-929
 

Deadlock or Decision: The U.S. Senate and the Rise of National Politics, Fred R. Harris
Reviewed by Bruce I. Oppenheimer

pp. 929-931
 

The Walls Came Tumbling Down: The Collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe, Gale Stokes
Reviewed by Raymond L. Garthoff

pp. 931-932
 

Common Sense About Police Review, Douglas W. Perez
Reviewed by Pamela D. Delaney

pp. 932-933
 

Living on the Edge: The Realities of Welfare in America, Mark Robert Rank
Reviewed by Fred Block

pp. 933-935
 

Uneasy Partners: Big Business in American Politics, 1945-1990, Kim McQuaid
Reviewed by James Q. Wilson

pp. 935-936
 

Fidel Castro, Robert E. Quirk
Reviewed by William M. LeoGrande

pp. 936-937
 

Revolution Until Victory? The Politics and History of the PLO, Barry Rubin
Reviewed by Robert E. Harkavy

pp. 937-939
 

Giving for Social Change: Foundations, Public Policy and the American Political Agenda, Stanley Rothman, Althea K. Nagai and Robert Lerner
Reviewed by Richard Magat

pp. 939-940
 

Cooperative Pluralism: The National Coal Policy Experiment, Andrew S. McFarland
Reviewed by John T. Tierney

pp. 940-942
 

Time, Politics and Policies: A Legislative Year, Burdett A. Loomis
Reviewed by Gerald Benjamin

pp. 942-943
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