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  • Books Received

The books listed below were recently received by the editors. A listing here does not preclude a review in a future issue.

Advanced Democracies

Beyond Red and Blue: How Twelve Political Philosophies Shape American Debates. By Peter S. Wenz. MIT Press, 2009. 375 pp.
Christianity and American Democracy. By Hugh Heclo. Harvard University Press, 2007. 299 pp. [End Page 171]
The Colonial American Origins of Modern Democratic Thought. By J.S. Maloy. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 214 pp.
The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System Is Failing and How to Fix It. By Heather K. Gerkin. Princeton University Press, 2009. 181 pp.
Politicking Online: The Transformation of Election Campaign Communication. Edited by Costas Panagopoulas. Rutgers University Press, 2009. 302 pp.
The Politics of Spain. By Richard Gunther and Jose Ramon Montero. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 264 pp.
Polyphonic Federalism: Toward the Protection of Fundamental Rights. By Robert A. Schapiro. University of Chicago Press, 2009. 237 pp.

Africa

The ANC Underground in South Africa, 1950-1976. By Raymond Suttner. First-ForumPress, 2009. 199 pp.
Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa. By Dambisa Moyo. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2009. 208 pp.
Democratic Participation in Rural Tanzania and Zambia: The Impact of Civic Education. By Satu Riutta. Lynne Rienner, 2009. 225 pp.
From Revolution to Rights in South Africa: Social Movements, NGOs & Popular Politics after Apartheid. By Steven L. Robins. University of Kwazulu-Natal Press, 2008. 192 pp.
Human Rights NGOs in East Africa: Political and Normative Tensions. Edited by Makau Mutua. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. 390 pp.

Asia

Conspiracy of Silence: The Insurgency in Southern Thailand. By Zachary Abuza. U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2009. 312 pp.
Making Religion, Making the State: The Politics of Religion in Modern China. By Yoshiko Ashiwa and David Wank. Stanford University Press, 2009. 304 pp.
Rising China and Asian Democratization: Socialization to "Global Culture" in the Political Transformations of Thailand, China, and Taiwan. By Daniel Lynch. Stanford University Press, 2009. 320 pp.

Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

The Enlarged European Union: Prospects and Implications. Edited by Dai Bingran and Jian Junbo. Nomos, 2008. 233 pp.
Human Rights, Perestroika, and the End of the Cold War. By Anatoly Adamishin and Richard Schifter. U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2009. 395 pp.
The Rise and Fall of Communism. By Archie Brown. Ecco, 2009. 736 pp. [End Page 172]
The Russia Balance Sheet. By Anders Åslund and Andrew Kuchins. Peterson Institute and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2009. 207 pp.
The Social Construction of Russia's Resurgence: Aspirations, Identity, and Security Interests. By Anne L. Clunan. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 317 pp.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Corrupt Circles: A History of Unbound Graft in Peru. By Alfonso W. Quiroz. John Hopkins University Press and Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2008. 514 pp.
Latin American Democracy: Emerging Reality or Endangered Species? Edited by Richard L. Millett, Jennifer S. Holmes, and Orlando J. Perez. Routledge, 2009. 360 pp.
The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America: Political Support and Democracy in Eight Nations. By John A. Booth and Mitchell A. Seligson. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 355 pp.
The Market and the Masses in Latin America: Policy Reform and Consumption in Liberalizing Economies. By Andy Baker. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 331 pp.
The Obama Administration and the Americas: Agenda for Change. Edited by Abraham F. Lowenthal, Theodore J. Piccone, and Laurence Whitehead. Brookings Institution Press, 2009. 235 pp.
A Place in Politics: São Paulo, Brazil, from Seigneurial Republicanism to Regionalist Revolt. By James P. Woodward. Duke University Press, 2009. 403 pp.
The Rise and Fall of Repression in Chile. By Pablo Policzer. University of Notre Dame Press, 2009. 264 pp.
The Silence and the Scorpion: The Coup Against Chávez and the Making of Modern Venezuela. By Brian A. Nelson. Nation Books, 2009. 355 pp.

Middle East

Beyond Terror and Martyrdom: The Future of the Middle East. By Gilles Kepel. Belknap Press, 2008. 336 pp.
Egypt after Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam, and Democracy in the Arab World. By Bruce K. Rutherford. Princeton University Press, 2008. 292 pp.
The Next Founders: Voices of Democracy in the...

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Additional Information

ISSN
1086-3214
Print ISSN
1045-5736
Pages
pp. 171-174
Launched on MUSE
2009-07-11
Open Access
No
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