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  • Books Received

Books Received, April 1997 (No.2)

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 at War Since 1945: Politics and Diplomacy in Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War. By Gary A. Donaldson. Praeger, 1996. 229 pp.

Between Authority and Liberty: State Constitution Making in Revolutionary America. By Marc W. Kruman. University of North Carolina Press, 1996. 223 pp.

Beyond the Two Party System: Political Representation, Economic Competitiveness and Australian Politics. By Ian Marsh. Cambridge University Press, 1995. 409 pp.

Can Democracy Survive in Western Europe? By James N. Cortada and James W. Cortada. Praeger, 1996. 202 pp.

The Challenge of Direct Democracy: The 1992 Canadian Referendum. By Richard Johnston, André Blais, Elisabeth Gidengil, and Neil Nevitte. McGill- Queen's University Press, 1996. 338 pp.

De Gaulle: Statesmanship, Grandeur, and Modern Democracy. By Daniel J. Mahoney. Praeger, 1996. 188 pp.

Elections in Britain Today: A Guide for Voters and Students. By Dick Leonard. 3rd ed. St. Martin's, 1996. 253 pp.

European Politics: An Introduction. By Jan-Erik Lane and Svante O. Ersson. Sage, 1996. 238 pp.

The European Union: How Democratic Is It? Edited by Svein S. Andersen and Kjell A. Eliassen. Sage, 1996. 295 pp.

Gender Dynamics in Congressional Elections. By Richard Logan Fox. Sage, 1997. 229 pp.

George Washington: A Biography. By John R. Alden. Louisiana State University Press, 1996. 326 pp.

Headline Diplomacy: How News Coverage Affects Foreign Policy. By Philip Seib. Praeger, 1996. 188 pp.

1922: The Birth of Irish Democracy. By Tom Garvin. St. Martin's, 1996. 240 pp.

The Occupation of Alcatraz Island: Indian Self-Determination and the Rise of Indian Activism. By Troy R. Johnson. University of Illinois Press, 1996. 273 pp.

The President We Deserve--Bill Clinton: His Rise, Falls, and Comebacks. By Martin Walker. Crown, 1996. 360 pp.

Racism: From Slavery to Advanced Capitalism. By Carter A. Wilson. Sage, 1996. 271 pp.

Reinventing Government or Reinventing Ourselves: The Role of Citizen Owners in Making a Better Government. By Hindy Lauer Schachter. State University of New York Press, 1997. 138 pp.

Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline. By Robert H. Bork. Regan Books, 1996. 382 pp.


Broadcasting Genocide: Censorship, Propaganda and State-Sponsored Violence in Rwanda, 1990-1994. Article 19: International Centre Against Censorship, 1996. 180 pp.

Political Reform in Francophone Africa. Edited by John F. Clark and David E. Gardinier. Westview, 1996. 318 pp.


China in the Information Age: Telecommunications and the Dilemmas of Reform. By Milton Mueller and Zixiang Tan. Praeger/Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1997. 165 pp.

The Fall of Hong Kong: China's Triumph and Britain's Betrayal. By Mark Roberti. Rev. ed. Wiley, 1996. 346 pp.

Opening to Reform? An Analysis of China's Revised Criminal Procedure Law. Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, 1996. 87 pp.

Science and Dissent in Post-Mao China: The Politics of Knowledge. By H. Lyman Miller. University of Washington Press, 1996. 370 pp.

Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Building Civic Education for Democracy in Poland. Edited by Richard C. Remy and Jacek Strzemieczny. National Council for the Social Studies and Eric Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, 1996. 254 pp.

From Empire to Anarchy: Postcommunist Foreign Policy and International Relations. By Mette Skak. St. Martin's, 1996. 340 pp.

How Russia Votes. By Stephen White, Richard Rose, and Ian McAllister. Chatham House, 1996. 331 pp.

The Hungarian Revolution of 1956: Reform, Revolt and Repression, 1953-1963. Edited by György Litván. Longman, 1996. 272 pp.

Paul Miliukov and the Quest for a Liberal Russia, 1880-1918. By Melissa Kirschke Stockdale. Cornell University Press, 1996. 379 pp.

Reforming the Russian Legal System. By Gordon B. Smith. Cambridge University Press, 1996. 311 pp.

Russian Civil-Military Relations. By Dale R. Herspring. Indiana University Press, 1996. 230 pp.

Unfinished Business: Report of the International Commission on the Balkans. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1996. 196 pp.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Building Democracy in Brazil: The Politics of Constitutional Change, 1985-93. By Javier Martínez-Lara. St. Martin's, 1996. 232 pp.

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