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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

America, The Owner's Manual: Making Government Work for You. By Sen. Bob Graham with Chris Hand. CQ Press, 2009. 272 pp.
American Constitutional Law, Volume II: The Bill of Rights and Subsequent Amendments. 8th ed. By Ralph A. Rossum and G. Alan Tarr. Westview, 2009. 867 pp.
Asian American Politics. By Andrew L. Aoki and Okiyoshi Takeda. Polity, 2009. 235 pp.
Barbarism and Civilization: A History of Europe in Our Time. By Bernard Wasserstein. Oxford University Press, 2009. 901 pp.
Bringing Outsiders In: Transatlantic Perspectives on Immigrant Political Incorporation. Edited by Jennifer L. Hochschild. Cornell University Press, 2009. 381 pp.
Follies of Power: America's Unipolar Fantasy. By David P. Calleo. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 176 pp.
Giving Circles: Philanthropy, Voluntary Association, and Democracy. By Angela M. Eikenberry. Indiana University Press, 2009. 172 pp.
Investing in Democracy: Engaging Citizens in Collaborative Governance. By Carmen Sirianni. Brookings Institution Press, 2009. 306 pp.
La République Antiparticipative: Les obstacles à la participation des citoyens à la démocratie locale . Edited by Jean Tournon. L'Harmattan, 2009. 176 pp.
Third Way Reforms: Social Democracy After the Golden Age. By Jingjing Huo. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 357 pp.


Africa: Unity, Sovereignty, and Sorrow. By Pierre Englebert. Lynne Rienner, 2009. 301 pp.
Judicial Politics in New Democracies: Cases from Southern Africa. By Peter Von-Doepp. Lynne Rienner, 2009. 185 pp.
Legislative Power in Emerging African Democracies. Edited by Joel D. Barkan. Lynne Rienner, 2009. 277 pp. [End Page 171]
Turning Points in African Democracy. Edited by Abdul Raufu and Lindsay Whitfield. James Currey, 2009. 235 pp.


China 2020: How Western Business Can—and Should—Influence Social and Political Change in the Coming Decade. By Michael A. Santoro. Cornell University Press, 2009. 162 pp.
China Safari: On the Trail of Beijing's Expansion in Africa. By Serge Michel and Michel Beuret. Nation Books, 2009. 306 pp.
China's Long March to Freedom: Grassroots Modernization. By Kate Zhou. Transaction, 2009. 349 pp.
Tiananmen Moon: Inside the Chinese Student Uprising of 1989. By Philip J. Cunningham. Rowman & Littlefield, 2009. 291 pp.

Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Defining the Sovereign Community: The Czech and Slovak Republics. By Nadya Nedelsky. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 336 pp.
The Forensics of Election Fraud: Russia and Ukraine. By Mikhail Myagkov, Peter C. Ordeshook, and Dimitri Shakin. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 289 pp.
Hijacked Justice: Dealing with the Past in the Balkans. By Jelena Subotic. Cornell University Press, 2009. 201 pp.
Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War. By Stephen F. Cohen. Columbia University Press, 2009. 308 pp.
Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary. By Bertrand M. Patenaude. HarperCollins, 2009. 370 pp.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Colombia: Building Peace in a Time of War. Edited by Virginia M. Bouvier. U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2009. 486 pp.
Corruption and Democracy in Latin America. Edited by Charles H. Blake and Stephen D. Morris. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009. 253 pp.
The Enduring Legacy: Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela. By Miguel Tinker Salas. Duke University Press, 2009. 324 pp.
Feminist Agendas and Democracy in Latin America. Edited by Jane S. Jaquette. Duke University Press, 2009. 258 pp.
Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil. By Leonardo Avritzer. Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2009. 205 pp.
Political Corruption in Mexico: The Impact of Democratization. By Stephen D. Morris. Lynne Rienner, 2009. 306 pp.
Religious Pluralism, Democracy, and the Catholic Church in Latin America. Edited by Frances Hagopian. University of Notre Dame Press, 2009. 498 pp. [End Page 172]

Middle East

Iraq in Transition: The Legacy of Dictatorship and the Prospects for Democracy. By Peter J. Munson. Potomac Books, 2009. 322 pp.
Negotiating with Iran: Wrestling the Ghosts of History. By John W. Limbert. U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2009. 215 pp.
Political Ideology in the Arab World: Accommodation and Transformation. By Michaelle L. Browers. Cambridge University Press, 2009. 198 pp.
Reconciliation in Afghanistan. By Michael Semple. U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2009. 110 pp.
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