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Whither the American Party System?--Revisited
James L. Sundquist takes a fresh look at trends in the American party system. He reaches the same conclusion that he set out in a PSQ article ten years ago -- that the structure of competition between the Democratic and Republican parties established in the New Deal era is headed neither for disintegration nor realignment, but, more likely, for reinvigoration

pp. 573-593

Africa, the American Intelligentsia, and the Shadow of Vietnam
Martin Staniland examines the effects of the Vietnam War upon American attitudes toward crises in Africa. He argues that Vietnam created a belief in the inevitability of guerrilla victories everywhere and that there is a need to be more sensitive to the impact of analogies on debate about foreign policy.

pp. 595-616

Vice-Presidential Influence under Rockefeller and Mondale
Paul Light analyzes the influence of two recent American vice-presidents, Nelson Rockefeller and Walter Mondale. Light concludes that the influence of a vice-president rests on a combination of internal White House resources, opportunities for lobbying and persuasion, and strategies for maximizing those resources and opportunities.

pp. 617-640

President Carter, the Congress, and NEA: Creating the Department of Education
David Stephens argues that the cost to President Carter of political support from the National Education Association was the commitment of excessive resources to a relatively unimportant goal, the creation of a Department of Education.

pp. 641-663

Woodrow Wilson, Alice Paul, and the Woman Suffrage Movement
SALLY H. GRAHAM offers a new interpretation of Woodrow Wilson's role in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, stressing the importance of militant suffrage agitation in Wilson's political calculations.

pp. 665-679

An Immodest Agenda: Rebuilding America Before the Twenty-First Century, Amitai Etzioni
Reviewed by Aaron Wildavsky

pp. 681-685

Reaganomics: A Midterm Report, Thomas D. Willett and Wm. Craig Stubblebine, eds.
Reviewed by Kenneth J. Koford

pp. 687-688

The Nuclear Future: Toward a Strategy of Uncertainty, Donald M. Snow
Reviewed by Leopold G. Lovelace

pp. 688-689

Russian Roulette: The Superpower Game, Arthur Macy Cox and Georgy Arbatov
Reviewed by Robert C. Gray

pp. 690-691

Oil and Turmoil: America Faces OPEC and the Middle East, Dankwart A. Rustow
Reviewed by Stephen R. Lefevre

pp. 691-692

The United Nations and the Control of International Violence: A Legal and Political Analysis, John F. Murphy
Reviewed by Inis L. Claude, Jr.

pp. 692-693

Who Gets what from Government, Benjamin I. Page
Reviewed by Dennis S. Ippolito

pp. 693-694

Political Attitudes in America: Formation and Change, Paul R. Abramson
Reviewed by Robert Y. Shapiro

pp. 694-696

Covering Campaigns: Journalism in Congressional Elections, Peter Clarke and Susan H. Evans
Reviewed by Scott Keeter

pp. 696-697

Going by the Book: The Problem of Regulatory Unreasonableness, Eugene Bardach and Robert A. Kagan
Reviewed by Robert A. Katzmann

pp. 697-699

Regulation and Its Reform, Stephen Breyer
Reviewed by James W. Vaupel

pp. 699-700

Revolt against Regulation: The Rise and Pause of the Consumer Movement, Michael Pertschuk
Reviewed by Susan Rose-Ackerman

pp. 700-701

Consequences of Party Reform, Nelson W. Polsby
Reviewed by Cornelius P. Cotter

pp. 702-703

City Limits, Paul E. Peterson
Reviewed by Peter K. Eisinger

pp. 703-704

Kings of the Hill: Power and Personality in the House of Representatives, Richard B. Cheney and Lynne V. Cheney
Reviewed by Thomas E. Cavanagh

pp. 704-705

The Vice President as Policy Maker: Rockefeller in the Ford White House, Michael Turner
Reviewed by Gerald Benjamin

pp. 706-707

Undeclared War: Twilight Zone of Constitutional Power, Edward Keynes
Reviewed by M. J. Peterson

pp. 707-708

The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry, Paul Starr
Reviewed by Dan E. Beauchamp

pp. 708-709

Social Welfare or Social Control? Some Historical Reflections on Regulating the Poor, Walter I. Trattner, ed.
Reviewed by Blanche Bernstein

pp. 709-710

The Political Integration of Women: Roles, Socialization, and Politics, Virginia Sapiro
Reviewed by Roberta S. Sigel

pp. 710-712

George Meany and His Times: A Biography, Archie Robinson
Reviewed by Theodore W. Kheel

pp. 712-714

Love Canal: Science, Politics, and People, Adeline Gordon Levine
Reviewed by Thomas G. Ingersoll

pp. 714-715

School Desegregation and Defended Neighborhoods, Emmett H. Buell, Jr.
Reviewed by Christine H. Rossell

pp. 715-716

Educational Policy Making and the Courts: An Empirical Study of Judicial Activism, Michael A. Rebell and Arthur R. Block ; Just Schools: The Idea of Racial Equality in American Education, David L. Kirp
Reviewed by Meyer Weinberg

pp. 717-718

The Whole World is Watching: Mass Media in the Making and Unmaking of the New Left, Todd Gitlin
Reviewed by Andrew K. Semmel

pp. 718-719

Harold L. Ickes: The Aggressive Progressive, 1874-1933, Linda J. Lear
Reviewed by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

pp. 720-721

A Conspiracy So Immense: The World of Joe McCarthy, David M. Oshinsky
Reviewed by Athan G. Theoharis

pp. 721-722

Legislature: California's School for Politics, William K. Muir
Reviewed by Malcolm E. Jewell

pp. 722-723

Political Process and the Development of Black Insurgency, 1930-1970, Doug McAdam ; The State Against Blacks, Walter E. Williams
Reviewed by Michael Mitchell

pp. 723-725

Hearts and Minds: The Anatomy of Racism from Roosevelt to Reagan, Harry S. Ashmore
Reviewed by Ronald L. Feinman

pp. 725-726

The Baby Boom Generation and the Economy, Louise B. Russell
Reviewed by Herbert S. Parnes

pp. 726-727

State Supreme Courts: Policymakers in the Federal System, Mary Cornelia Porter and G. Alan Tarr, eds.
Reviewed by James Magee

pp. 728-729

Poor People's Lawyers in Transition, Jack Katz
Reviewed by Beth Rubenstein

pp. 729-730

Toward Increased Judicial Activism: The Political Role of the Supreme Court, Arthur Selwyn Miller
Reviewed by Robert J. Harris

pp. 730-731

Disorganized Crime: The Economics of the Visible Hand, Peter Reuter
Reviewed by Richard Blum

pp. 731-732

Corporate Liberalism: The Origins of Modern American Political Theory, 1890-1920, R. Jeffrey Lustig
Reviewed by Hugh O'Neill

pp. 732-734

The Political Economy of the Welfare State, Thomas Wilson and Dorothy J. Wilson
Reviewed by John B. Williamson

pp. 734-735

Woman-Battering: Victims and their Experiences, Mildred Daley Pagelow
Reviewed by Daniella Levine

pp. 735-736

Fruits of Merchant Capital: Slavery and Bourgeois Property in the Rise and Expansion of Capitalism, Eugene D. Genovese and Elizabeth Fox-Genovese
Reviewed by James A. Rawley

pp. 736-737

Northeast Asian Security after Vietnam, Martin E. Weinstein, ed.
Reviewed by Allen S. Whiting

p. 738

U. S. International Monetary Policy: Markets, Power and Ideas as Sources of Change, John S. Odell
Reviewed by Robert Triffin

pp. 739-740

The Fall of the First British Empire: Origins of the War of American Independence, Robert W. Tucker and David C. Hendrickson
Reviewed by Michael Mandelbaum

pp. 740-741

Reporting U.S.-European Relations: Four Nations, Four Newspapers, Michael Rice, et al.
Reviewed by Donald R. Shanor

pp. 742-743

Harold Macmillan: A Biography, Nigel Fisher
Reviewed by Barry McGill

pp. 743-744

The Wheat and the Chaff, Francois Mitterrand
Reviewed by Martin A. Schain

pp. 744-745

Khrushchev, Roy Medvedev
Reviewed by George W. Breslauer

pp. 745-746

The Peace Brokers: Mediators in the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-1979, Saadia Touval
Reviewed by Bonnie L. Koenig

pp. 747-748

The House of Saud: The Rise and Rule of the Most Powerful Dynasty in the Arab World, David Holden and Richard Johns
Reviewed by John Duke Anthony

pp. 748-749

Iran since the Revolution, Sepehr Zabih
Reviewed by Barry Rubin

pp. 749-750

Democracy in Latin America: Promise and Problems, Robert Wesson
Reviewed by Jeffrey A. Hart

pp. 750-751

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