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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

Authoritarianism and Polarization in American Politics. By Marc J. Hetherington and Jonathan D. Weiler. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 234 pp. [End Page 167]
Canadian Democracy. By Stephen Brooks. Oxford University Press, 2009. 604 pp.
Constitutional Review under the UK Human Rights Act. By Aileen Kavanagh. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 455 pp.
Democratization in America: A Comparative-Historical Analysis. Edited by Desmond King et al. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 352 pp.
Direct Democracy and the Courts. By Kenneth P. Miller. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 278 pp.
Discount Voting: Voter Registration Reforms and Their Effects. By Michael J. Hanmer. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 252 pp.
Dominance by Design: Technological Imperatives and America's Civilizing Mission. By Michael Adas. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009. 542 pp.
Freedom's Orator: Mario Savio and the Radical Legacy of the 1960s. By Robert Cohen. Oxford University Press, 2009. 544 pp.
Moved to Action: Motivation, Participation and Inequality in American Politics. By Hahrie Han. Stanford University Press, 2009. 191 pp.
The Myth of Presidential Representation. By B. Dan Wood. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 226 pp.
Performance Politics and the British Voter. By Harold D. Clarke et al. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 388 pp.
Remaking the Presidency: Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson, 1901-1916. By Peri E. Arnold. University Press of Kansas, 2009. 277 pp.
Strengthening Congress. By Lee H. Hamilton. Indiana University Press, 2009. 124 pp.
The Supreme Court and the Idea of Constitutionalism. Edited by Steven Kautz et al. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 328 pp.


Christianity and Genocide in Rwanda. By Timothy Longman. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 372 pp.
Legislative Power in Emerging African Democracies. Edited by Joel D. Barkan. Lynne Rienner, 2009. 277 pp.


China's Long March to Freedom: Grassroots Modernization. By Kate Zhou. Transaction Publishers, 2009. 349 pp.
Economic Crises and the Breakdown of Authoritarian Regimes: Indonesia and Malaysia in Comparative Perspective. By Thomas B. Pepinsky. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 326 pp.
A History of China. By John Keay. Basic Books, 2009. 642 pp.
Organizing at the Margins: The Symbolic Politics of Labor in South Korea and the United States. By Jennifer Jihye Chun. Cornell University Press, 2009. 221 pp.
When Rebels Become Stakeholders: Democracy, Agency and Social Change in India. By Subrata K. Mitra and V. B. Singh. Sage, 2009. 319 pp. [End Page 168]

Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

The Quality of Democracy in Eastern Europe: Public Preferences and Policy Reforms. By Andrew Roberts. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 239 pp.
Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary. By Bertrand M. Patenaude. Harper, 2009. 370 pp.
Women in Power in Post-Communist Parliaments. Edited by Marilyn Rueschmeyer and Sharon L. Wolchik. Indiana University Press, 2009. 256 pp.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Consolidating Mexico's Democracy: The 2006 Presidential Campaign in Comparative Perspective. Edited by Jorge I. Domínguez, Chappell Lawson, and Alejandro Moreno. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 366 pp.
Death Squads or Self-Defense: How Paramilitary Groups Emerge and Challenge Democracy in Latin America. By Julie Mazzei. University of North Carolina Press, 2009. 261 pp.
Latin American Democratic Transformations: Institutions, Actors, and Processes. By William C. Smith. Wiley, 2009. 200 pp.
Participatory Innovation and Representative Democracy in Latin America. Edited by Andrew Selee and Enrique Peruzzotti. Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2009. 184 pp.
The Revolutionary Has No Clothes: Hugo Chavez's Bolivarian Farce. By A.C. Clark. Encounter Books, 2009. 220 pp.
Struggles for Local Democracy in the Andes. By John Cameron. Lynne Rienner, 2009. 365 pp.

Middle East

Crisis in Kirkuk: The Ethnopolitics of Conflict and Compromise. By Liam Anderson and Gareth Stansfield. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 312 pp.
Generation in Waiting: The Unfulfilled Promise of Young People in the Middle East. Edited by Navtej Dhillon and Tarik Yousef. Brookings Institution, 2009. 267 pp.
Getting to Pluralism: Political Actors in the Arab World. Edited by Marina Ottaway and Amr Hamzawy. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2009. 118 pp.
The Iraq War: Origins and Consequences. By James DeFronzo. Westview, 2009. 336 pp.
Political Liberalization in the Persian Gulf...


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