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Effective National Security Advising: Recovering the Eisenhower Legacy
Fred I. Greenstein and Richard H. Immerman provide an account of the impressively rigorous process of national security policy planning in the Eisenhower presidency. They commend it as a model for the next administration.

pp. 335-345

Effective National Security Advising: A Most Dubious Precedent
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. argues that the Eisenhower heavily-layered national security apparatus did not produce a coherent foreign policy and did not save the administration from gross errors. He believes that future presidents would benefit from a more flexible approach--such as those of FDR and JFK--to the conduct of foreign affairs.

pp. 347-351

Local Government and Global Politics: The Implications of Massachusetts' "Burma Law"
Terrence Guay examines Massachusetts' sanctions legislation and underscores the growing involvement of local government in global politics. He explains how Massachusetts' "Burma Law" was entangled with the interactions between domestic and international politics, ethics and foreign policy, the U.S. role in the post-cold war world, the impact of NGOs in world affairs, the changing nature of federalism, and the relative influence of business and government.

pp. 353-376

The Church and the Revitalization of Politics and Community
Anna Greenberg examines the role religious institutions play in their local communities as agents of political mobilization and as intermediaries between the individual and the state. She argues that religious institutions serve as an important source of political information, resources, and incentives to engage the political process.

pp. 377-394

Cold War to Cold Peace: Explaining U.S.-French Competition in Francophone Africa
Peter J. Schraeder examines the rise and evolution of U.S.-French competition in francophone Africa. He concludes that this case is indicative of the emergence of a cold peace in which the great powers struggle for economic supremacy in the highly competitive economic environment of the post-cold war.

pp. 395-419

From Republican Virtue to Technology of Political Power: Three Episodes of Czech Nonpolitical Politics
Aviezer Tucker, Karel Jakeš, Marian Kišš, Ivana Kupcová, Ivo Losman, DAVID ONDRACKA, Jan Outlý, and VERA STÝLSKALÍKOVÁ examine three episodes of Czech experimentation with "nonpolitical politics." They determine that nonpolitical politics is a useful doctrine for dissident movements that do not intend to govern, but not a feasible approach to governing in a modern representative democracy.

pp. 421-445

A War to Be Won: Fighting the Second World War, 1937-1945, Williamson Murray and Allan R. Millett
Reviewed by James J. Sheehan

pp. 447-448

Mixed Messages: American Politics and International Organization, 1919-1999, Edward C. Luck
Reviewed by Michael Barnett

pp. 448-449

Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945, David M. Kennedy
Reviewed by Clarence Lang

pp. 449-451

Rostenkowski: The Pursuit of Power and the End of the Old Politics, Richard E. Cohen
Reviewed by Randall Strahan

pp. 451-452

Gorbachev: On My Country and My World, Mikhail Gorbachev
Reviewed by Alfred J. Rieber

pp. 452-453

British Politics in the Global Age: Can Social Democracy Survive?, Joel Krieger
Reviewed by Anthony King

pp. 453-455

The End of the World as We Know It: Social Science for the Twenty-First Century, Immanuel Wallerstein
Reviewed by Daniel Philpott

pp. 455-456

The Loss of Happiness in Market Democracies, Robert E. Lane
Reviewed by Brian Barry

pp. 456-457

The Challenge of Global Capitalism: The World Economy in the 21st Century, Robert Gilpin
Reviewed by Andrew Moravcsik

pp. 457-459

The End of Politics: Corporate Power and the Decline of the Public Sphere, Carl Boggs
Reviewed by Howard L. Reiter

pp. 459-460

Global Capital and National Politics: Reforming Mexico's Financial System, Timothy P. Kessler
Reviewed by Richard Snyder

pp. 461-462

National Politics in a Global Economy: The Domestic Sources of U.S. Trade Policy, Philip A. Mundo
Reviewed by Michael J. Hiscox

pp. 462-463

Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of Religious Violence, Mark Juergensmeyer
Reviewed by James A. Aho

pp. 463-464

All in the Family: Absolutism, Revolution and Democracy in the Middle Eastern Monarchies, Michael Herb
Reviewed by Ellen Lust-Okar

pp. 465-466

Being Modern in Iran, Fariba Adelkhah
Reviewed by Afsaneh Najmabadi

pp. 466-468

How the Troubles Came to Northern Ireland, Peter Rose
Reviewed by John Darby

pp. 468-469

Negotiating on the Edge: North Korean Negotiating Behavior, Scott Snyder
Reviewed by Mitchell B. Reiss

pp. 469-471

Massive Entanglement, Marginal Influence: Carter and Korea in Crisis, William H. Gleysteen, Jr.
Reviewed by Balbina Y. Hwang

pp. 471-472

Republic of Denial: Press, Politics, and Public Life, Michael Janeway
Reviewed by Doris Graber

pp. 473-474

School Choice and Social Controversy: Politics, Policy and Law, Stephen D. Sugarman and Frank R. Kemerer
Reviewed by Henry M. Levin

pp. 474-475

Choosing Equality: School Choice, The Constitution, and Civil Society, Joseph P. Viteritti
Reviewed by Jeffrey R. Henig

pp. 475-477

Children's Interests/Mothers' Rights: The Shaping of America's Child Care Policy, Sonya Michel
Reviewed by Bruce Fuller

pp. 477-479

True Security: Rethinking American Social Insurance, Jerry L. Mashaw and Michael J. Graetz
Reviewed by Cathy Marie Johnson

pp. 479-480

City Schools and City Politics: Institutions and Leadership in Pittsburgh, Boston, and St. Louis, John Portz, Lana Stein and Robin R. Jones
Reviewed by Patrick J. Wolf

pp. 480-481

An Elusive Consensus: Nuclear Weapons and American Security after the Cold War, Janne E. Nolan
Reviewed by David S. Meyer

pp. 482-483

Marketing the American Creed Abroad: Diasporas in the U.S. and Their Homelands, Yossi Shain
Reviewed by Gary P. Freeman

pp. 483-485

Counting the Public In: Presidents, Public Opinion, and Foreign Policy, Douglas C. Foyle
Reviewed by A.Cooper Drury

pp. 485-486

States, Firms and Power: Successful Sanctions in United States Foreign Policy, George E. Shambaugh
Reviewed by Neta C. Crawford

pp. 486-488

Empire, Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri
Reviewed by Frank Ninkovich

pp. 488-489

Sizing Up the Senate: The Unequal Consequences of Equal Representation, Bruce I. Oppenheimer and Francis E. Lee
Reviewed by Fred R. Harris

pp. 489-490

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