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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

Agenda Setting in the U.S. Senate: Costly Consideration and Majority Party Advantage. By Chris Den Hartog and Nathan W. Monroe. Cambridge University Press, 2011. 235 pp.
American Neoconservatism: The Politics and Culture of a Reactionary Idealism. By Jean-François Drolet. Columbia University Press, 2011. 306 pp.
Anatomy of the Red Brigades: The Religious Mind-Set of Modern Terrorists. By Alessandro Orsini. Cornell University Press, 2011. 317 pp.
Crisis of Conservatism? The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush. Edited by Joel D. Aberbach and Gillian Peele. Oxford University Press, 2011. 403 pp.
The Door of Hope: Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877–1933. By Edward O. Frantz. University Press of Florida, 2011. 295 pp. [End Page 169]
In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11. Edited by Melvyn P. Leffler and Jeffrey W. Legro. Cornell University Press, 2011. 243 pp.
Political Consultants and Campaigns: One Day to Sell. By Jason Johnson. Westview, 2011. 309 pp.
Warfare State: World War II Americans and the Age of Big Government. By James T. Sparrow. Oxford University Press, 2011. 336 pp.

Africa

After Apartheid: Reinventing South Africa? Edited by Ian Shapiro and Kahreen Tebeau. University of Virginia Press, 2011. 376 pp.
From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa. By Adrienne LeBas. Oxford University Press, 2011. 300 pp.

Asia

God’s Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898–1902. By Susan K. Harris. Oxford University Press, 2011. 237 pp.
Korean Democracy in Transition: A Rational Blueprint for Developing Societies. By HeeMin Kim. University Press of Kentucky, 2011. 135 pp.
Political Parties and Electoral Strategy: The Development of Party Organization in East Asia. By Olli Hellmann. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 199 pp.

Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

East and Central Europe: The Impact of EU Membership on Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics, and Economy. Edited by Naveed Ahmad Tahir. B.C.C. & T. Press, 2011. 243 pp.
How Latvia Came Through the Financial Crisis. By Anders Åslund and Valdis Dombrovskis. Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2011. 140 pp.
The Politics of Inequality in Russia. By Thomas F. Remington. Cambridge University Press, 2011. 220 pp.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Contesting Legitimacy in Chile: Familial Ideals, Citizenship, and Political Struggle, 1970–1990. By Gwynn Thomas. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011. 274 pp.
Corruption and Democracy in Brazil: The Struggle for Accountability. Edited by Timothy J. Power and Matthew M. Taylor. University of Notre Dame Press, 2011. 315 pp.
Democratization and Military Transformation in Argentina and Chile: Rethinking Rivalry. By Kristina Mani. FirstForum, 2011. 247 pp. [End Page 170]

Middle East

The Middle East and the United States: History, Politics, and Ideologies. Edited by David W. Lesch and Mark L. Haas. Westview, 2011. 540 pp.
Sectarianism in Iraq: Antagonistic Visions of Unity. By Fanar Haddad. Columbia University Press, 2011. 296 pp.
Working Toward Peace and Prosperity in Afghanistan. Edited by Wolfgang Danspeckgruber. Lynne Rienner, 2011. 272 pp.

Comparative, Theoretical, General

Bilderberg People: Elite Power and Consensus in World Affairs. By Ian Richardson, Andrew Kakabadse, and Nada Kakabadse. Routledge, 2011. 241 pp.
Building Global Democracy? Civil Society and Accountable Global Governance. Edited by Jan Aart Scholte. Cambridge University Press, 2011. 397 pp.
Democracy and Political Violence. By John Schwarzmantel. Edinburgh University Press, 2011. 213 pp.
Democratic Legitimacy: Impartiality, Reflexivity, Proximity. By Pierre Rosanvallon, translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Princeton University Press, 2011. 235 pp.
Do Democracies Win Their Wars? An International Security Reader. Edited by Michael E. Brown et al. MIT Press, 2011. 294 pp.
Elections in Dangerous Places: Democracy and the Paradoxes of Peacebuilding. By David Gillies. McGill-Queens University Press, 2011. 305 pp.
Foundations and Frontiers of Deliberative Governance. By John S. Dryzek. Oxford University Press, 2011. 229 pp.
Hiring and Firing Public Officials: Rethinking the Purpose of Elections. By Justin Buchler. Oxford University Press, 2011. 260 pp.
Immigrant Nations. By Paul Scheffer. Polity, 2011. 390 pp.
Maestri of Political Science. Volume 2. Edited by Donatella Campus, Gianfranco Pasquino, and Martin Bull. ECPR Press, 2011. 247 pp.
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Additional Information

ISSN
1086-3214
Print ISSN
1045-5736
Pages
pp. 169-171
Launched on MUSE
2011-10-14
Open Access
No
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