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Journal of Democracy 11.4 (2000) 174-178
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The books listed below were recently received by the editors. A listing here does not preclude a review in a future issue.
American Health Care: Government, Market Processes, and the Public Interest. Edited by Roger D. Feldman. Transaction, 2000. 444 pp.
American History from a Global Perspective: An Interpretation. By David J. Russo. Praeger, 2000. 456 pp.
Becoming JFK: A Profile in Communication. By Vito N. Silvestri. Praeger, 2000. 344 pp.
A Bill of Rights for Australia. By George Williams. University of New South Wales Press, 2000. 61 pp.
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community. By Robert D. Putnam. Simon and Schuster, 2000. 544 pp.
Democracy, Justice, and the Welfare State: Reconstructing Public Care. By Julie Anne White. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000. 188 pp.
Democratic Commitments: Legislatures and International Cooperation. By Lisa L. Martin. Princeton University Press, 2000. 225 pp.
Disaffected Democracies: What's Troubling the Trilateral Countries? Edited by Susan J. Pharr and Robert D. Putnam. Princeton University Press, 2000. 362 pp.
Essentials of American Government. By David McKay. Westview, 2000. 425 pp.
Heirs Apparent: Solving the Vice Presidential Dilemma. By Vance R. Kincade, Jr. Praeger, 2000. 168 pp.
How to Democratize the European Union . . . and Why Bother? By Philippe C. Schmitter. Rowman and Littlefield, 2000. 150 pp.
Immigration and the Nation-State: The United States, Germany, and Great Britain. By Christian Joppke. Oxford University Press, 2000. 356 pp.
It Didn't Happen Here: Why Socialism Failed in the United States. By Seymour Martin Lipset and Gary Marks. W.W. Norton, 2000. 279 pp.
Journalism and Democracy: An Evaluation of the Political Public Sphere. By Brian McNair. Routledge, 2000. 204 pp.
Money Rules: Financing Elections in America. By Anthony Gierzynski. Westview, 2000. 141 pp.
Politicians Don't Pander: Political Manipulation and the Loss of Democratic Responsiveness. By Lawrence R. Jacobs and Robert Y. Shapiro. University of Chicago Press, 2000. 423 pp.
The Politics of Lying: Implications for Democracy. By Lionel Cliffe, Maureen Ramsay, and Dave Bartlett. St. Martin's, 2000. 236 pp.
Republicans in the South: Voting for the State House, Voting for the White House. By Terrel L. Rhodes. Praeger, 2000. 160 pp.
Ronald Reagan and the Politics of Immigration Reform. By Nicholas Laham. Praeger, 2000. 264 pp.
The Social Democratic Moment: Ideas and Politics in the Making of Interwar Europe. By Sheri Berman. Harvard University Press, 1998. 308 pp.
Talk of Power, Power of Talk: The 1994 Health Care Reform Debate and Beyond. By Michael W. Shelton. Praeger, 2000. 200 pp.
The Tyranny of Good Intentions: How Prosecutors and Bureaucrats are Trampling the Constitution in the Name of Justice. By Paul Craig Roberts and Lawrence M. Stratton. Forum, 2000. 242 pp.
The U.S. House of Representatives: Reform or Rebuild? Edited by Joseph F. Zimmerman and Wilma Rule. Praeger, 2000. 248 pp.
With Malice Toward All? The Media and Public Confidence in Democratic Institutions. By Patricia Moy and Michael Pfau. Praeger, 2000. 240 pp.
Writing Off Ideas: Taxation, Foundations, and Philanthropy in America. By Randall G. Holcombe. Transaction, 2000. 277 pp.
This House Has Fallen: Midnight in Nigeria. By Karl Maier. PublicAffairs, 2000. 368 pp.
Watching the Wind: Conflict Resolution During South Africa's Transition to Democracy. By Susan Collin Marks. U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2000. 256 pp.
Building Democracy in South Asia: India, Nepal, Pakistan. By Maya Chadda. Lynne Rienner, 2000. 247 pp.
China's Future: Constructive Partner or Emerging Threat? Edited by Ted Galen Carpenter and James A. Dorn. Cato Institute, 2000. 363 pp.
Consolidating Democracy in South Korea. Edited by Larry Diamond and Byung-Kook Kim. Lynne Rienner, 2000. 252 pp.
Creating the Zhuang: Ethnic Politics in China. By Katherine Palmer Kaup. Lynne Rienner, 2000. 221 pp.
Exiting Indochina: U.S. Leadership of the Cambodia Settlement & Normalization of Relations with Vietnam. By Richard H. Solomon. U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2000. 113 pp.
Guns and Ballot Boxes: East Timor's Vote for Independence. Edited by Damien Kingsbury. Monash Asia Institute, 2000. 201 pp.
Intervention and Change in Cambodia: Towards Democracy? By Sorpong...