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Forecasting Models and the Presidential Vote
Kenneth A. Wink compares and contrasts a number of U.S. presidential election forecasting models and finds that some perform better than others. He argues that some systematic factors have an impact in every election regardless of the characteristics of the candidates, the effectiveness of the campaigns, and the events that occur in a particular election year.

pp. 193-216

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Calculated Ambiguity Toward the Two-State Solution
Guy Ziv analyzes the case of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s endorsement of the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He argues that Netanyahu’s  June 2009  declaration was a  tactical maneuver rather than a reassessment of his beliefs.

pp. 217-244

Explaining Why Some Muslims Support Islamist Political Violence
C. CHRISTINE FAIR and Parina Patel examine why some Muslims support Islamist political violence. They find, among other things, that those who were more exposed to Islamist violence as well as those living in countries with larger Muslim populations were more supportive of political violence.

pp. 245-276

Presidential Rhetoric and Bureaucratic Enforcement: The Clinton Administration and Civil Rights
CHARLES M. LAMB, JOSHUA BOSTON, and JACOB R. NEIHEISEL discuss President Bill Clinton’s civil rights record and examine his public rhetoric and bureaucratic appointments. They argue that their findings challenge popular perceptions of Clinton as a strong supporter of civil rights.

pp. 277-302

Military Insubordination in Popular Mass Uprisings
Holger Albrecht explores the effects of popular mass uprisings on civil-military relations in authoritarian regimes. Drawing on cases from the Arab Spring, he examines different types of military insubordination and the conditions catalyzing military coups, mutinies, officer defections, and mass desertions.

pp. 303-328

Unequal and Unrepresented: Political Inequality and the People’s Voice in the New Gilded Age, Kay Lehman Schlozman, Henry E. Brady and Sidney Verba
Reviewed by Spencer Piston

p. 329

Cultural Evolution: People’s Motivations are Changing, and Reshaping the World, Ronald F. Inglehart
Reviewed by George E. Marcus

pp. 330-331

The Increasingly United States: How and Why American Political Behavior Nationalized, Daniel J. Hopkins
Reviewed by Jamie L. Carson

pp. 331-333

How to Do Things with International Law, Ian Hurd
Reviewed by Tonya L. Putnam

pp. 333-334

Psychology of a Superpower: Security and Dominance in U.S. Foreign Policy, Christopher J. Fettweis

pp. 334-335

Continent by Default: The European Union and the Demise of Regional Order, Anne Marie Le Gloannec
Reviewed by David Art

pp. 335-337

Whatever Happened to Party Government?, Mark Wickham-Jones
Reviewed by Hans J. G. Hassell

pp. 337-338

The Party’s Primary: Control of Congressional Nominations, Hans J. G. Hassell
Reviewed by Jeffrey Lewis Lazarus

pp. 338-340

The Road to Inequality: How the Federal Highway Program Polarized America and Undermined Cities, Clayton Nall
Reviewed by Katherine Levine Einstein

pp. 340-341

Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity, Lilliana Mason
Reviewed by Sam Rosenfeld

pp. 341-343

Class Attitudes in America: Sympathy for the Poor, Resentment of the Rich, and Political Implications, Spencer Piston
Reviewed by Anthony R. DiMaggio

pp. 343-344

Global Governance and Local Peace: Accountability and Performance in International Peacebuilding, Susanna P. Campbell
Reviewed by Rob Jenkins

pp. 345-346

South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers, Scott A. Snyder
Reviewed by Charles K. Armstrong

pp. 346-348

Jordan and the Arab Uprisings: Regime Survival and Politics Beyond the State, CURTIS R. RYAN
Reviewed by Laurie A. Brand

pp. 348-349

Why Terrorist Groups Form International Alliances, Tricia Bacon
Reviewed by Victor Asal

pp. 350-351

Multiracials and Civil Rights: Mixed-Race Stories of Discrimination, Tanya Katerí Hernández
Reviewed by Ann Morning

pp. 351-352

Policy Drift: Shared Powers and the Making of U.S. Law and Policy, Norma M. Riccucci
Reviewed by Josh M. Ryan

pp. 353-354

Humanitarian Hypocrisy: Civilian Protection and the Design of Peace Operations, Andrea L. Everett
Reviewed by Alan J. Kuperman

pp. 354-355

Are Politics Local? The Two Dimensions of Party Nationalization around the World, Scott Morgenstern
Reviewed by Arjan H. Schakel

pp. 356-357

The Class of '74: Congress after Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship, John A. Lawrence
Reviewed by Timothy P. Nokken

pp. 357-358

Atheists in American Politics: Social Movement Organizing from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Centuries, Richard J. Meagher
Reviewed by Jesse M. Smith

pp. 359-360

The Forgotten Americans: An Economic Agenda for a Divided Nation, Isabel Sawhill
Reviewed by Mark Joseph Stelzner

pp. 360-362

Preventive Engagement: How America Can Avoid War, Stay Strong, and Keep the Peace, Paul B. Stares
Reviewed by Paul Fritz

pp. 362-363

Gendered Vulnerability: How Women Work Harder to Stay in Office, Jeffrey Lazarus and Amy Steigerwalt

pp. 364-365

Hydrocarbon Nation: How Energy Security Made Our Nation Great and Climate Security Will Save Us, Thor Hogan
Reviewed by Craig M. Kauffman

pp. 365-367

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