Reviews

Author: 
Alan Monroe
Reviewer: 
Diane J. Heith

Heith on Monroe, 'Essentials of Political Research'

Alan Monroe. Essentials of Political Research. Essentials of Political Science Series. Boulder and Oxford: Westview Press, 2000. x + 199 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-6866-5.

Reviewed by Diane J. Heith (Department of Government and Politics, St. John's University) Published on H-Teachpol (June, 2002)

Introducing the

Introducing the Science in Political Science

Author: 
Ryan K. Beasley, Juliet Kaarbo, Jeffrey S. Lantis, Michael T. Snarr, eds.
Reviewer: 
James J. F. Forest

Forest on Beasley and Kaarbo and Lantis and Snarr, 'Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective: Domestic and International Influences on State Behavior'

Ryan K. Beasley, Juliet Kaarbo, Jeffrey S. Lantis, Michael T. Snarr, eds. Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective: Domestic and International Influences on State Behavior. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2001. xv + 347 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56802-626-8.

Author: 
Barry R. Rubin
Reviewer: 
Arthur L. Morin

Morin on Rubin, 'A Citizen's Guide to Politics in America: How the System Works and how to Work the System'

Barry R. Rubin. A Citizen's Guide to Politics in America: How the System Works and how to Work the System. Second edition. Armonk, N.Y. and London: M.E. Sharpe, 2000. x + 324 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7656-0628-0; $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7656-0627-3.

Reviewed by Arthur L. Morin (Department of Political Science and Justice Studies, Fort Hays State University) Published on H-Teachpol (June, 2002)

Author: 
Ted Halstead, Michael Lind
Reviewer: 
Chip Hauss

Hauss on Halstead and Lind, 'The Radical Center: The Future of American Politics'

Ted Halstead, Michael Lind. The Radical Center: The Future of American Politics. New York: Doubleday, 2001. 272 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-385-50045-6.

Reviewed by Chip Hauss (Director, Policy and Research Search for Common Ground USA; and member of the Department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University) Published on H-Teachpol (March, 2002)

Author: 
Amitai Etzioni
Reviewer: 
Steven Jones

Jones on Etzioni, 'The New Golden Rule: Community and Morality in a Democratic Society'

Amitai Etzioni. The New Golden Rule: Community and Morality in a Democratic Society. New York: Basic Books, 1998. Xxii + 314 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-465-04999-8.

Reviewed by Steven Jones (Coordinator, Political Science Program, The University of Charleston) Published on H-Teachpol (April, 1999)

Author: 
John Schwarzmantel
Reviewer: 
David Rovinsky

Rovinsky on Schwarzmantel, 'The Age of Ideology: Political Ideologies from the American Revolution to Post-Modern Times'

John Schwarzmantel. The Age of Ideology: Political Ideologies from the American Revolution to Post-Modern Times. New York: New York University Press, 1998. xii + 210 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-8096-1; $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-8095-4.

Reviewed by David Rovinsky (Department of Political Science, Siena College, Loudonville, NY) Published on H-Teachpol (April, 1999)

Author: 
Joseph N. Cappella, Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Reviewer: 
Thomas M. J. Bateman

Bateman on Cappella and Jamieson, 'Spiral of Cynicism: The Press and the Public Good'

Joseph N. Cappella, Kathleen Hall Jamieson. Spiral of Cynicism: The Press and the Public Good. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. viii + 325 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-509064-2; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-509063-5.

Reviewed by Thomas M. J. Bateman (Department of Political Studies, Augustana University College) Published on H-Teachpol (February, 1999)

Author: 
Robert L. O'Connell
Reviewer: 
Andrew Milton

Milton on O'Connell, 'Ride of the Second Horseman: The Birth and Death of War'

Robert L. O'Connell. Ride of the Second Horseman: The Birth and Death of War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. viii + 305 pp. $38.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-511920-6; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-506460-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Milton (University of Puget Sound) Published on H-Teachpol (February, 1999)

Author: 
Gary L. Rose
Reviewer: 
Joe Cammarano

Cammarano on Rose, 'The American Presidency Under Siege'

Gary L. Rose. The American Presidency Under Siege. Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 1997. xiv + 230 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-3338-6; $22.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-3337-9.

Reviewed by Joe Cammarano (Providence College) Published on H-Teachpol (January, 1999)

Should We Worry about Weak Presidents and a Weakened Presidency?

Author: 
James Eisenstein, Mark Kessler, Bruce A. Williams, Jacqueline Vaughn Switzer
Reviewer: 
Ray Wrabley

Wrabley on Eisenstein and Kessler and Williams and Switzer, 'The Play of Power: An Introduction to American Government'

James Eisenstein, Mark Kessler, Bruce A. Williams, Jacqueline Vaughn Switzer. The Play of Power: An Introduction to American Government. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. 639 pp. $49.32 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-13662-8.

Reviewed by Ray Wrabley (University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown) Published on H-Teachpol (December, 1998)

Author: 
Antonin Scalia
Reviewer: 
Michelle D. Deardorff

Deardorff on Scalia, 'A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law'

Antonin Scalia. A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1997. xiii + 159 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-00400-6; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-02630-5.

Reviewed by Michelle D. Deardorff (Millikin University) Published on H-Teachpol (December, 1998)

A Matter of Interpretation: Federal Courts and the Law

Author: 
Raymond Tatalovich, Byron W. Daynes, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jan C. Hardt

Hardt on Tatalovich and Daynes, 'Moral Controversies in American Politics: Cases in Social Regulatory Policy'

Raymond Tatalovich, Byron W. Daynes, eds. Moral Controversies in American Politics: Cases in Social Regulatory Policy. Armonk, N.Y. and London: M.E. Sharpe, 1998. xxxiv + 283 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56324-994-5; $92.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56324-993-8.

Reviewed by Jan C. Hardt (University of Central Oklahoma) Published on H-Teachpol (November, 1998)

Dealing with Controversy

Author: 
Jonathan Wolff
Reviewer: 
Tracey Gladstone-Sovell

Gladstone-Sovell on Wolff, 'An Introduction to Political Philosophy'

Jonathan Wolff. An Introduction to Political Philosophy. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. x + 237 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-289251-5.

Reviewed by Tracey Gladstone-Sovell (Department of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-River Falls) Published on H-Teachpol (October, 1998)

An Introduction to Political Philosophy

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