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Journal of Democracy 15.2 (2004) 174-176

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Books Received

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Advanced Democracies

Canadian Democracy: An Introduction. 4th ed. By Stephen Brooks. Oxford University Press, 2003. 343 pp.

Contention and Democracy in Europe, 1650-2000. By Charles Tilly. Cambridge University Press, 2004. 305 pp.

The Financiers of Congressional Elections: Investors, Ideologues, and Intimates. By Peter L. Francia, John C. Green, Paul S. Herrnson, Lynda W. Powell, and Clyde Wilcox. Columbia University Press, 2003. 205 pp.

The Front-Loading Problem in Presidential Nominations. By William G. Mayer and Andrew E. Busch. Brookings Institution, 2004. 226 pp.

How Congress Evolves: Social Bases of Institutional Change. By Nelson W. Polsby. Oxford University Press, 2004. 257 pp.

Life After Reform: When the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act Meets Politics. Edited by Michael J. Malbin. Rowman & Littlefield, 2003. 225 pp.

Point, Click, and Vote: The Future of Internet Voting. By Michael Alvarez and Thad E. Hall. Brookings Institution, 2004. 204 pp.

Polling to Govern: Public Opinion and Presidential Leadership. By Diane J. Heith. Stanford University Press, 2004. 194 pp.

Real Democracy: The New England Town Meeting and How It Works. By Frank M. Bryan. University of Chicago Press, 2004. 312 pp.

Working Together: How Workplace Bonds Strengthen a Diverse Democracy. By Cynthia Estlund. Oxford University Press, 2003. 240 pp.


The 'Civil Society' Problematique: Deconstructing Civility and Southern Nigeria's Ethnic Radicalization. By Adedayo Oluwakayode Adekson. Routledge, 2004. 321 pp.

Finding the Words: A Rhetorical History of South Africa's Transition from Apartheid to Democracy. By Thomas A. Moriarty. Praeger, 2003. 143 pp.

Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights. By Human Rights Watch.Human Rights Watch, 2003. 754 pp.


Balance Sheet Recession: Japan's Struggle with Uncharted Economics and Its Global Implications. By Richard C Koo. John Wiley & Sons, 2003. 284 pp.

Democratization in South Asia: Lessons from American Institutions. By Mahfuzul H. Chowdhury. Ashgate, 2003. 207 pp.

New Priorities in South Asia: U.S. Policy Toward India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Council on Foreign Relations, 2003. 105 pp. [End Page 174]

The Wheel of Law: India's Secularism in Comparative Constitutional Context. By Gary Jeffrey Jacobsohn. Princeton University Press, 2003. 324 pp.

Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Building Democracy in Contemporary Russia. By Sarah L. Henderson. Cornell University Press, 2003. 229 pp.

The Czech Republic Before the New Millennium: Politics, Parties and Gender. By Steven Saxonberg. East European Monographs, 2003. 259 pp.

Defining Russian Federalism. By Elizabeth Pascal. Praeger, 2003. 208 pp.

Democratic Politics or the Implementation of Inevitabilities? Estonia's Democracy and Integration into the European Union. By Kristi Raik. Tartu University Press, 2003. 277 pp.

Nation-Building and Common Values in Russia. Edited by Pal Kolsto and Helge Blakkisrud. Rowman & Littlefield, 2004. 382 pp.

Popular Choice and Managed Democracy: The Russian Elections of 1999 and 2000. By Timothy J. Colton and Michael McFaul. Brookings Institution, 2003. 317 pp.

Russia and the West at the Millennium: Global Imperatives and Domestic Policies. Edited by Sergi Medvedev, Alexander Konovalov, and Sergi Oznobishchev. The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, 2003. 160 pp.

Subverting the System: Gorbachev's Reform of the Party's Apparat, 1986-1991. By Jonathan Harris. Rowman & Littlefield, 2004. 179 pp.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Courting Democracy in Mexico: Party Strategies and Electoral Institutions. By Todd A. Eisenstadt. Cambridge University Press, 2004. 354 pp.

Democracy and U.S. Policy in Latin America During the Truman Years. By Steven Schwartzberg. University Press of Florida, 2003. 311 pp.

Democratic Accountability in Latin America. Edited by Scott Mainwaring and Christopher Welna. Oxford University Press, 2003. 343 pp.

Fujimori's Coup and the Breakdown of Democracy in Latin America. By Charles D. Kennedy. University of Notre Dame Press, 2003. 379 pp.

Latin American Democracies in the New Global Economy. Edited by Ana Margheritis. North-South Center, 2003. 290 pp.

Mexico's Pivotal Democratic Election: Candidates, Voters, and the Presidential Campaign of 2000. Edited by Jorge I. Domínguez and Chappell Lawson. Stanford University Press, 2004. 363 pp.

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