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61 HOLDER, ANGELA RODDEY. The Meaning Of The Constitution. .
Barron's Educational Series, Inc., Woodbury: 1972. 0812003055 / 9780812003055 s Softcover. Reading copy. 

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62 HUNTINGTON, SAMUEL P. The Third Wave: Democratization In The Late 20th Century.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 1993. Volume 4 in Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Between 1974 and 1990 more than thirty countries in southern Europe, Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe shifted from authoritarian to democratic systems of government. This global democratic revolution is probably the most important political trend in the late twentieth century. In The Third Wave, Samuel P. Huntington analyzes the causes and nature of these democratic transitions, evaluates the prospects for stability of the new democracies, and explores the possibility of more countries becoming democratic. The recent transitions, he argues, are the third major wave of democratization in the modem world. Each of the two previous waves was followed by a reverse wave in which some countries shifted back to authoritarian government. Using concrete examples, empirical evidence, and insightful analysis, Huntington provides neither a theory nor a history of the third wave, but an explanation of why and how it occurred. Factors responsible for the democratic trend include the legitimacy dilemmas of authoritarian regimes; economic and social development; the changed role of the Catholic Church; the impact of the United States, the European Community, and the Soviet Union; and the "snowballing" phenomenon: change in one country stimulating change in others. Five key elite groups within and outside the nondemocratic regime played roles in shaping the various ways democratization occurred. Compromise was key to all democratizations, and elections and nonviolent tactics also were central. New democracies must deal with the "torturer problem" and the "praetorian problem" and attempt to develop democratic values and processes. Disillusionment with democracy, Huntington argues, is necessary to consolidating democracy. He concludes the book with an analysis of the political, economic, and cultural factors that will decide whether or not the third wave continues. Several "Guidelines for Democratizers" offer specific, practical suggestions for initiating and carrying out reform. Huntington's emphasis on practical application makes this book a valuable tool for anyone engaged in the democratization process. At this volatile time in history, Huntington's assessment of the processes of democratization is indispensable to understanding the future of democracy in the world. Samuel P. Huntington is Eaton Professor of the Science of Government and Director of the John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies at Harvard University. He is the author of many books on comparative politics and military affairs and served as Coordinator of Security Planning for the National Security Council. He is a founder of the journal Foreign Policy and a former president of the American Political Science Association. "An exceptionally important-and also brilliant-book. Though Huntington would disclaim the distinction, it does stamp him as a democratic Machiavelli.--" Zbigniew Brzezinsky "The book will be extremely valuable to all Third World leaders, whether trying to advance or impede democratization movements, and to all diplomats and statesmen engaged in observing and dealing with formerly communist nations, nondemocratic developing nations, and new democracies. Huntington presents a clear, logical and sound framework for understanding the recent democratization process, a blueprint for the achievement of democracy, and an analysis of the prospects for reversal, consolidation and further growth of democracy among nation-states."-Professor Edwin Corr, Department of Political Science, University of Oklahoma. "The major contribution of the book is that it draws from the empirical evidence guidelines for democratizers on what strategies to pursue both to overthrow authoritarian governments and to consolidate democratic regimes. The tone of the book is decidedly prescriptive. Huntington is not content with merely describing what has taken place but is eager to draw lessons for democratic reformers. " -Myron Weiner, Director, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "I believe that Samuel P. Huntington has written a marvelously comprehensive and insightful analysis of the extraordinary democratic gains of the past 15 years. His book is sure to become an essential reference point for all subsequent debate about the future of democracy."-Marc F. Plattner, editor, Journal of Democracy 
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63 ISAACS, HAROLD R. Idols Of The Tribe: Group Identity And Political Change.
Harper & Row, Publishers, New York: 1975. 006012153X / 9780060121532 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and scratches. 
This study of the nature of group identity comes out of a long series of inquiries into encounters between different kinds of people under changing political circumstances. Includes an Index. 
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64 ISAACS, HAROLD R. Idols Of The Tribe: Group Identity And Political Change.
Harper & Row, Publishers, New York: 1975. 006012153X / 9780060121532 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and scratches. 
This study of the nature of group identity comes out of a long series of inquiries into encounters between different kinds of people under changing political circumstances. Includes an Index. 
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65 IYENGAR, SHANTO; KINDER, DONALD R. News That Matters: Television And American Opinion.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago: 1988. 0226388573 / 9780226388571 s Softcover. Good condition. 
The first book to unequivocally identify the ways in which television news programs order priorities and shape opinion. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.19 USD
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66 IYENGAR, SHANTO; KINDER, DONALD R. News That Matters: Television And American Opinion.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago: 1987. 0226388565 / 9780226388564 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
The first book to unequivocally identify the ways in which television news programs order priorities and shape opinion. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.28 USD
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67 JAY, JOHN; MADISON, JAMES; HAMILTON, ALEXANDER; COOKE, JACOB E (EDITOR). The Federalist.
University Press of New England, Hanover: . s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The definitive edition of the historic essays by ALEXANDER HAMILTON, JAMES MADISON and JOHN JAY, fully annotated and reproduced from the original text. "Cooke studied the text of the complete Federalist, and happily for scholars, he determined to print this separate edition embodying his discoveries. He ends at last our previous ignorance in two important areas: first, in recording the printing history of the individual essays in the four New York papers where they originally appeared; second, in reporting all the changes the Publius (Hamilton and Madison) made (or sanctioned) in the primary newspaper text when it was reissued in book form in 1788, 1802 and 1817. Cooke's edition, thus, is the first definitive, variorum edition of the text of this much reprinted classic."—Douglas Adair, The William and Mary Quarterly 
Price: 36.05 USD
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68 JOHNSON, KENNETH F. Mexican Democracy: A Critical View.
Praeger, New York: 1978. 0030281512 / 9780030281518 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. Covers have creases. 
A work that draws heavily on the clandestine literature of protest. Sketches the historical development of the Mexican political system, reflects a range of views of natives and observers about the style and character of political life, and includes a case study of the Mexico City riots of 1968. Includes an Index. 
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69 KENNEDY, JOHN F. A Nation Of Immigrants.
Popular Library, New York: 1964. Revised and Enlarged Editon. Popular Library Edition. s Softcover. Good Reading Copy. 
The first edition of this book was published in 1958. Kennedy was at work on the present edition at the time of his assassination; it was published posthumously. Includes pictures and appendices. 
Price: 12.01 USD
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70 KEY, JR., V.O. Southern Politics: In State And Nation.
Vintage Books, New York: 1949. s Softcover. Fair condition. Pages are discolored. 
On-the-scene, off-the-record a panoramic state-by-state survey of Southern politics today-by Southerners for all Americans to read and ponder. Includes an Index. 
Price: 22.80 USD
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71 KOLKO, GABRIEL. Confronting The Third World: United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1980 .
Pantheon Books, New York: 1988. 0394759338 / 9780394759333 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. Underlining and notes on some pages. 

Price: 93.10 USD
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72 LAQUEUR, WALTER ( EDITED BY). The Israel- Arab Reader: A Documentary History Of The Middle East Conflict.
Bantam Books, New York: 1971. Third Printing. s Softcover. Fair condition. Cover has slight creasing and scratches. 
This is the story of a continuing crisis- the struggle of two diametrically opposed peoples for one territory. Here are their points of view, presented in the words of their own heads of state, in official letters and the articles of experts in the field. 
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73 LAQUEUR, WALTER, RUBIN, BARRY. (EDITORS). The Human Rights Reader.
A Meridian Book, New York: 1979. 0452005116 / 9780452005112 First Meridian Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. Underlining and notes on some pages. Pages are yellowing. 

Price: 33.01 USD
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74 LAQUEUR, WALTER. The Dream That Failed: Reflections On The Soviet Union.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1994. 0195102827 / 9780195102826 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Laqueur offers an authoritative assessment of the Soviet era--from the triumph of Lenin to the fall of Gorbachev. In the last three years, decades of conventional wisdom about the U. S. S. R. have been swept away, while a flood of evidence from Russian archives demands new thinking about old assumptions. Includes an Index. 
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75 LASKI, HAROLD J. The American Democracy: A Commentary And An Interpretation.
Viking Press, New York: 1948. h Hardcover, no dustjacket., Good condition. 
Contains various descriptions of political and democratic institutions in the United States. 
Price: 14.01 USD
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76 LASKI, HAROLD J. The American Presidency, An Interpretation.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1940. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. DJ has chips and tears on back. 
Discusses the American presidency from a British point of view. 
Price: 3.80 USD
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77 LASKI, HAROLD J. The American Presidency, An Interpretation.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1940. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Discusses the American presidency from a British point of view. 
Price: 3.80 USD
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78 LASKI, HAROLD J. The American Presidency, An Interpretation.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1940. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. DJ has chips and tears. 
Discusses the American presidency from a British point of view. 
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79 LASKI, HAROLD J. The American Presidency, An Interpretation.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1940. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Discusses the American presidency from a British point of view. 
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80 LEE, MORDECAI. Congress Vs The Bureaucracy: Muzzling Agency Public Relations.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: . h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Government bureaucracy is something Americans have long loved to hate. Yet despite this general antipathy, some federal agencies have been wildly successful in cultivating the people's favor. Take, for instance, the U.S. Forest Service and its still-popular Smokey Bear campaign. The agency early on gained a foothold in the public's esteem when President Theodore Roosevelt championed its conservation policies and Forest Service press releases led to favorable coverage and further goodwill. Congress has rarely approved of such bureaucratic independence. In Congress vs. the Bureaucracy, political scientist Mordecai Lee—who has served as a legislative assistant on Capitol Hill and as a state senator—explores a century of congressional efforts to prevent government agencies from gaining support for their initiatives by communicating directly with the public. Through detailed case studies, Lee shows how federal agencies have used increasingly sophisticated publicity techniques to muster support for their activities—while Congress has passed laws to counter those PR efforts. The author first traces congressional resistance to Roosevelt's campaigns to rally popular support for the Panama Canal project, then discusses the Forest Service, the War Department, the Census Bureau, and the Department of Agriculture. Lee's analysis of more recent legislative bans on agency publicity in the George W. Bush administration reveals that political battles over PR persist to this day. Ultimately, despite Congress's attempts to muzzle agency public relations, the bureaucracy usually wins. Opponents of agency PR have traditionally condemned it as propaganda, a sign of a mushrooming, self-serving bureaucracy, and a waste of taxpayer dollars. For government agencies, though, communication with the public is crucial to implementing their missions and surviving. In Congress vs. the Bureaucracy, Lee argues these conflicts are in fact healthy for America. They reflect a struggle for autonomy that shows our government's system of checks and balances to be alive and working well. 
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