Book Reviews


Books Reviewed:

Thomas, Kenneth P., Competing for Capital: Europe and North America in a Global Era

Hug, Simon, Altering Party Systems: Strategic Behavior and the Emergence of New Political Parties in Western Democracies

Goldfinch, Shaun, Remaking New Zealand and Australian Economic Policy: Ideas, Institutions and Policy Communities

Mahdi, Muhsin S., Alfarabi and the Foundation of Islamic Political Philosophy

Wolin, Sheldon S., Tocqueville Between Two Worlds: The Making of a Political and Theoretical Life

Murphy, Andrew R., Conscience and Community: Revisiting Toleration and Religious Dissent in Early Modern England and America

Meyer, John M., Political Nature: Environmentalism and the Interpretation of Western Thought

Dawson, Michael, Black Visions: The Roots of Contemporary African–American Political Ideologies

Kalberg, Stephen, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Guinier, Lani and Torres, Gerald, The Miner’s Canary: Enlisting Race, Resisting Power, Transforming Democracy

Bennett, Jane, The Enchantment of Modern Life: Attachments, Crossings, and Ethics

Schuessler, Alexander A., A Logic of Expressive Choice

Dougherty, Keith L., Collective Action under the Articles of Confederation

Gonzalez, George A., Corporate Power and the Environment: The Political Economy of U.S. Environmental Policy

Hackey, Robert B. and Rochefort, David A. (Eds.), The New Politics of State Health Policy

Witte, John F., The Market Approach to Education: An Analysis of America’s First Voucher Program

Mintrom, Michael, Policy Entrepreneurs and School Choice

Behn, Robert D., Rethinking Democratic Accountability

Maggiotto, Michael A. and Wekkin, Gary D., Partisan Linkages in Southern Politics: Elites, Voters, and Identifiers

Loomis, Burdett A. (Ed.), Esteemed Colleagues: Civility and Deliberation in the U.S. Senate

Goodsell, Charles T., The American Statehouse: Interpreting Democracy’s Temples

Leighley, Jan E., Strength in Numbers? The Political Mobilization of Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Haynes, Bruce D., Red Lines, Black Spaces: The Politics of Race and Space in a Black Middle–Class Suburb

Bosworth, Matthew H., Courts as Catalysts: State Supreme Courts and School Finance Equity

Langer, Laura, Judicial Review in State Supreme Courts: A Comparative Study