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Culture, Political Order, and COVID-19 Mortality
WILSON X.B. LI and TINA T. HE examine the determinants of country responses to COVID-19. They build and apply a theoretical model to predict that countries with collectivist cultures, with higher government capacity to effectively formulate and implement sound policies, and/or with higher social trust will perform better in handling the pandemic. Their empirical analyses on cross country data in terms of COVID-19 deaths report results consistent with their model prediction

pp. 461-479

Assessing Futures Intelligence: Looking Back on Global Trends 2025
James J. Wirtz and ROGER Z. GEORGE offer an assessment of the forecasts contained in Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World, an unclassified report produced by the National Intelligence Council. They identify several analytical biases that shaped this effort at futures intelligence and one critical factor that is not adequately considered in U.S. futures estimates in general and Global Trends 2025 in particular.

pp. 481-510
 

Americans Still Held Hostage: A Generational Analysis of American Public Opinion about the Iran Nuclear Deal
Mazaher Koruzhde and Valeriia Popova examine the effect of the Iran hostage crisis on American public opinion on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. They argue that Americans who were “old enough” to share a collective memory of the crisis form a “crisis generation” and are significantly less likely to approve of the deal, regardless of their party and ideological orientations.

pp. 511-537
 

Is He Speaking Our Language? Donald Trump's Leadership Traits in Comparison with Previous Presidents
SUSAN H. ALLEN and MARYANN E. GALLAGHER compare Donald Trump’s leadership traits to those of other recent U.S. presidents. They argue that even though Trump’s foreign policy rhetoric and actions may seem to indicate a leader deliberating challenging existing institutions, they were instead outcomes of a deeply distrustful individual focused primarily on maintaining the support of loyalists, not policymaking.

pp. 539-568
 

Attitudes, Interests, and the Politics of Trade: A Review Article
Jeffry Frieden discusses Diana Mutz’s Winners and Losers: The Psychology of Foreign Trade and assesses the sources of attitudes toward international trade, and of the backlash against it. He observes that trade-related (and other) economic shocks have a powerful impact on the political behavior of those in distressed regions. He notes, however, that views at the individual level often reflect only a vague connection to economic interests. He argues that the research frontier is to understand the relationship between geographical socio-economic and political trends, on the one hand, and their expression in the views and behavior of individuals, on the other.

pp. 569-588
 

Lessons from The Politics of Ballot Design: A Review Article
MARTHA KROPF analyzes The Politics of Ballot Design: How States Shape American Democracy by Eric J. Engstrom and Jason M. Roberts. She argues that the scholarship might have benefitted from an examination of recent work by scholars who work in election science—a new field which examines the conduct and administration of elections—and that election scientists can also learn from scholars examining institutions such as Congress and political parties.

pp. 589-598

Changing Their Minds? Donald Trump and Presidential Leadership, George C. Edwards III
Reviewed by Douglas L. Kriner

pp. 599-600

Where Great Powers Meet: America and China in Southeast Asia, David Shambaugh
Reviewed by Bonny Lin

pp. 600-602

Fighting the First Wave: Why the Coronavirus Was Tackled So Differently across the Globe, Peter Baldwin
Reviewed by Scott Greer

pp. 602-603
 

We Shall Be Masters: Russian Pivots to East Asia from Peter the Great to Putin, Chris Miller
Reviewed by Katie L. Stewart

pp. 604-605
 

The Rights Paradox: How Group Attitudes Shape U.S. Supreme Court Legitimacy, Michael A. Zilis
Reviewed by Jessica A. Schoenherr

pp. 605-607
 

Israeli Foreign Policy since the End of the Cold War, Amnon Aran
Reviewed by Baris Kesgin

pp. 607-608
 

Hijacking the Agenda: Economic Power and Political Influence, Peter K. Enns, Nathan J. Kelly, Christopher Witko and Jana Morgan
Reviewed by Michael K. Romano

pp. 608-610
 

The Fight for Free Speech: Ten Cases That Define Our First Amendment Freedoms, Ian Rosenberg
Reviewed by Kevin A. Johnson

pp. 611-612
 

Congress and the First Civil Rights Era, 1861–1918, Jeffery A. Jenkins and Justin Peck
Reviewed by David Bateman

pp. 612-614
 

Seeing Us in Them: Social Divisions and the Politics of Group Empathy, Cigdem V. Sirin, Nicholas A. Valentino and José D. Villalobos
Reviewed by Davin L. Phoenix

pp. 614-615
 

Gender Differences in Public Opinion: Values and Political Consequences, Mary-Kate Lizotte
Reviewed by Sarah Niebler

pp. 615-617
 

The Last Liberal Republican: An Insider's Perspective on Nixon's Surprising Social Policy, John Roy Price
Reviewed by Michael A. Genovese

pp. 617-618
 

Why Associations Matter: The Case for First Amendment Pluralism, Luke C. Sheahan
Reviewed by Bryan T. McGraw

pp. 618-620
 

The Fourth Branch: Reconstructing the Administrative State for the Commercial Republic, Brian J. Cook
Reviewed by Joel Sievert

pp. 620-621
 

Labor and Politics in Indonesia, Teri L. Caraway and Michele Ford
Reviewed by Eunsook Jung

pp. 621-623
 

The Consequences of Humiliation: Anger and Status in World Politics, Joslyn Barnhart
Reviewed by Renato Corbetta

pp. 623-625
 

How China Loses: The Pushback against Chinese Global Ambitions, Luke Patey
Reviewed by Yuan Wang

pp. 625-626
 

The Fourth Ordeal: A History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, 1968–2018, Victor J. Willi
Reviewed by Sofia Fenner

pp. 626-628
 

Political Mourning: Identity and Responsibility in the Wake of Tragedy, Heather Pool
Reviewed by Jenn M. Jackson

pp. 628-629
 

The Misunderstood History of Gentrification: People, Planning, Preservation, and Urban Renewal, 1915–2020, Dennis E. Gale
Reviewed by Akira Drake Rodriguez

pp. 629-631

Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State, Elisabeth S. Clemens
Reviewed by Michael J. Illuzzi

pp. 631-633

The Women of 2018: The Pink Wave in the US House Elections… and Its Legacy in 2020, Barbara Burrell
Reviewed by Emily Baer

pp. 633-634

Informing a Nation: The Newspaper Presidency of Thomas Jefferson, Mel Laracey
Reviewed by Simon Gilhooley

pp. 634-636
 

The Rhetoric of Donald Trump: Nationalist Populism and American Democracy, Robert C. Rowland
Reviewed by Jacob R. Neiheisel

pp. 636-637

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