The Unz Review: An Alternative Media Selection
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
Nelson W. Polsby Archives
Nelson W. Polsby • 75 Items / 19 Books, 20 Articles, 36 Reviews
Show MoreShow AllFinding...Find More
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>
Sort by Showing ListingStampsCovers
Title Period
Publication Archives
Genre? /
Type? AllBooksFilmsReadableReviewsVerse
  1. Observations
    Against Presidential Greatness
    Commentary, January 1977, pp. 61-63
  2. [+]
    Alimentary, My Dear Watson (Review)
    The Nero Wolfe Cook Book, by Rex Stout
    1. The Nero Wolfe Cook Book by Rex Stout
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1973, pp. 93-94
  3. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    The Decision-Makers: The Power Structure of Dallas, by Carol Estes Thometz
    1. The Decision-Makers: The Power Structure of Dallas by Carol Estes Thometz
    American Political Science Review, June 1964, p. 434
  4. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    Coming to Power, by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    1. Coming to Power by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    American Political Science Review, December 1972, p. 1367
  5. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    Kennedy Justice, by Victor S. Navasky
    1. Kennedy Justice by Victor S. Navasky
    American Political Science Review, March 1972, pp. 212-213
  6. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    Mr. Republican, by James T. Patterson
    1. Mr. Republican by James T. Patterson
    American Political Science Review, September 1973, p. 1024
  7. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    The United States Congressional Directories, 1789-1840, by Perry M. Goldman and James S...
    1. The United States Congressional Directories, 1789-1840 by Perry M. Goldman and James S. Young
    American Political Science Review, September 1974, p. 1328
  8. American Governmental Institutions (1968)
    A Reader in the Political Process
    1 Review
  9. American Political Institutions after Watergate---A Discussion
    Political Science Quarterly, Winter 1974, pp. 713-750
  10. [+]
    American Politics (Review)
    Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, by Leonard W. Levy, Kenneth L. Karst, and De...
    1. Encyclopedia of the American Constitution by Leonard W. Levy, Kenneth L. Karst, and Dennis J. Mahoney, ...
    American Political Science Review, June 1988, pp. 641-642
  11. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Washington Community, 1800-1828, by James Sterling Young
    1. The Washington Community, 1800-1828 by James Sterling Young
    American Political Science Review, March 1967, p. 164
  12. [+]
    Book: Truth and/or fairness in the news (Review)
    The News Twisters, by Edith Efron
    1. The News Twisters by Edith Efron
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1972, pp. 88-91
  13. British Government and Its Discontents (1981)
    4 Reviews
  14. Books in Review
    [+]
    Campaign Journalism (2 Reviews)
    Convention, by Richard Reeves
    1. Convention by Richard Reeves
    2. Marathon: The Pursuit of the Presidency, 1972-1976 by Jules Witcover
    Commentary, September 1977, pp. 70-72
  15. Carter and Congress: The No Deal Coalition
    Recent "reforms" of the presidential nominating process have divorced Democratic presid...
    The American Spectator, November 1978, pp. 16-19
  16. [+]
    The Case for Monarchy (Review)
    The Trust, by Susan E. Tifft and Alex S. Jones
    1. The Trust by Susan E. Tifft and Alex S. Jones
    The Washington Monthly, November 1999, pp. 52-53
  17. Christmas Book Recommendations
    The American Spectator, December 1977, p. 28
  18. [+]
    Comic Truths (Review)
    The Complete Yes Prime Minister, by Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay
    1. The Complete Yes Prime Minister by Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay
    Commentary, September 1987, pp. 72-73
  19. Community Power and Political Theory (1963)
    A Further Look at Problems of Evidence and Inference
    4 Reviews
  20. Congress-Bashing for Beginners
    The Public Interest, Summer 1990, pp. 15-23
  21. Consequences of Party Reform (1983)
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  22. Contemporary Transformations of American Politics
    Thoughts on the Research Agendas of Politics Scientists
    Political Science Quarterly, Winter 1981, pp. 551-570
  23. [+]
    Cursing the Darkness (Review)
    The American Condition, by Richard N. Goodwin
    1. The American Condition by Richard N. Goodwin
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1974, p. 92
  24. Down Memory Lane with Joe McCarthy
    Commentary, February 1983, pp. 55-59
  25. Review Essay
    An Emerging Republican Majority?
    The Public Interest, Fall 1969, pp. 119-125
  26. [+]
    Foreign Policy and Congressional Activity (2 Reviews)
    Or, Can Congress Survive the Solicitude of Its Friends?
    1. The House of Representatives and Foreign Affairs by Holbert N. Carroll
    2. Congress and Foreign Policy-Making by James Arthur Robinson
    World Politics, January 1963, p. 354
  27. [+]
    A Genius at Decorum (Review)
    No Final Victories, by Lawrence F. O'Brien
    1. No Final Victories by Lawrence F. O'Brien
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1974, pp. 101-106
  28. The Growth of the Seniority System in the U.S. House of Representatives
    American Political Science Review, September 1969, pp. 787-807
  29. Handbook of Political Science, Vol. I (1975)
    Political Science: Scope and Theory
    3 Reviews
  30. Handbook of Political Science, Vol. II (1975)
    Micropolitical Theory
    1 Review
  31. Handbook of Political Science, Vol. III (1975)
    Macropolitical Theory
    1 Review
  32. Handbook of Political Science, Vol. IV (1975)
    Nongovernmental Politics
    1 Review
  33. Handbook of Political Science, Vol. V (1975)
    Governmental Institutions and Processes
    1 Review
  34. Handbook of Political Science, Vol. VI (1975)
    Policies and Policymaking
    1 Review
  35. Handbook of Political Science, Vol. VII (1975)
    Strategies of Inquiry
    1 Review
  36. Handbook of Political Science, Vol. VIII (1975)
    International Politics
    1 Review
  37. [+]
    How Are We Doing? (Review)
    Americas Hidden Success, by John E. Schwarz
    1. Americas Hidden Success by John E. Schwarz
    Commentary, April 1984, pp. 77-78
  38. How Congress Evolves (2004)
    Social Bases of Institutional Change
    3 Reviews
  39. In Praise of Alexander M. Bickel
    Commentary, January 1976, pp. 50-54
  40. The Institutionalization of the U.S. House of Representatives
    American Political Science Review, March 1968, pp. 144-168
  41. JFK Through Russian Eyes
    Political Science Quarterly, Spring 1975, pp. 117-126
  42. Letters
    Commentary, June 1976, pp. 4-28
  43. Letters
    Commentary, May 1983, pp. 4-20
  44. New Federalist Papers (1997)
    Essays in Defense of the Constitution
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  45. Books in Review
    [+]
    On the Right? (2 Reviews)
    The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945, by George H. Nash
    1. The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945 by George H. Nash
    2. Up from Communism by John P. Diggins
    Commentary, August 1976, pp. 62-64
  46. Opening Carter's Cabinet
    The American Spectator, October 1977, pp. 11-13
  47. [+]
    Our Quadrennial Drama (Review)
    An American Melodrama, by Lewis Chester, Godfrey Hodgson, and Bruce Page
    1. An American Melodrama by Lewis Chester, Godfrey Hodgson, and Bruce Page
    The American Scholar, Winter 1970, pp. 160-165
  48. [+]
    The Plebiscitary President (Review)
    Watergate and the Constitution, by Philip B. Kurland
    1. Watergate and the Constitution by Philip B. Kurland
    The New Statesman, August 11, 1978, p. 186
  49. Political Innovation in America (1984)
    The Politics of Policy Initiation
    3 Reviews
  50. Political Promises (1974)
    Essays and Commentary on American Politics
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  51. [+]
    Political Science (8 Reviews)
    Washington Journal, by Elizabeth Drew
    1. Washington Journal by Elizabeth Drew
    2. Congressmen in Committees by Richard F. Fenno, Jr.
    3. The Private Government of Public Money by Hugh Heclo and Aaron Wildavsky
    4. The Beliefs of Politicians by Robert D. Putnam
    5. Political Woman by Jeane J. Kirkpatrick
    6. Curing the Mischiefs of Faction by Austin Ranney
    7. Thinking About Crime by James Q. Wilson
    8. The Morality of Consent by Alexander M. Bickel
    The New Republic, November 29, 1975, pp. 26-27
  52. [+]
    Political Theory, History of Political Thought, and Methodology (Review)
    The Theory of Democratic Elitism, by Peter Bachrach
    1. The Theory of Democratic Elitism by Peter Bachrach
    American Political Science Review, December 1967, p. 1124
  53. Presidential Cabinet Making
    Lessons for the Political System
    Political Science Quarterly, Spring 1978, pp. 15-26
  54. Presidential Elections (1963)
    Strategies of American Electoral Politics
    4 Reviews
  55. Public Opinion and the War in Vietnam
    American Political Science Review, June 1967, pp. 317-333
  56. Reapportionment in the 1970s (1971)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  57. Rejoinder to Piers
    Political Science Quarterly, Spring 1975, pp. 131-132
  58. Books
    [+]
    Representing the House (2 Reviews)
    Home Place, by William S. White
    1. Home Place by William S. White
    2. House Out of Order by Richard W. Bolling
    The Reporter, May 6, 1965, pp. 40-42
  59. Research Frontier Essay: Toward a Diachronic Analysis of Congress
    Comment
    American Political Science Review, December 1981, pp. 1010-1012
  60. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    1972 Congressional Campaign Finances~~Nineteen Seventy-Two Congressional Campaign Finan...
    1. 1972 Congressional Campaign Finances~~Nineteen Seventy-Two Congressional Campaign Finances
    American Political Science Review, March 1975, p. 265
  61. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    Rulemakers of the House, by Spark M. Matsunaga and Ping Chen
    1. Rulemakers of the House by Spark M. Matsunaga and Ping Chen
    Political Science Quarterly, Spring 1977, p. 122
  62. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Line of Duty, by Johanna Nicol Shields
    1. The Line of Duty by Johanna Nicol Shields
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1986, p. 163
  63. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    Images of Voting/Visions of Democracy, by Peter B. Natchez
    1. Images of Voting/Visions of Democracy by Peter B. Natchez
    Political Science Quarterly, September 1986, p. 481
  64. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    Jimmy Carter as President, by Erwin C. Hargrove
    1. Jimmy Carter as President by Erwin C. Hargrove
    Political Science Quarterly, September 1989, p. 536
  65. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    Home Style and Washington Work, by Morris P. Fiorina and David W. Rohde
    1. Home Style and Washington Work by Morris P. Fiorina and David W. Rohde
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1990, pp. 651-652
  66. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Politics of Rich and Poor, by Kevin P. Phillips
    1. The Politics of Rich and Poor by Kevin P. Phillips
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1991, p. 141
  67. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    The Macmillan Book of Social Science Quotations, by David L. Sills and Robert K. Merton
    1. The Macmillan Book of Social Science Quotations by David L. Sills and Robert K. Merton
    Political Science Quarterly, June 1992, p. 355
  68. [+]
    Book Reviews (Review)
    Elections at Home and Abroad, by M. Kent Jennings and Thomas E. Mann
    1. Elections at Home and Abroad by M. Kent Jennings and Thomas E. Mann
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1995, p. 153
  69. [+]
    Sticking to the Ribs (Review)
    American Fried, by Calvin Trillin
    1. American Fried by Calvin Trillin
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1974, pp. 92-93
  70. [+]
    A Tale of Two Justices (Review)
    The Brandeis-Frankfurter Connection, by Bruce Allen Murphy
    1. The Brandeis-Frankfurter Connection by Bruce Allen Murphy
    Commentary, May 1982, pp. 96-97
  71. [+]
    United States (Review)
    The Last Half-Century, by Morris Janowitz
    1. The Last Half-Century by Morris Janowitz
    The American Historical Review, October 1979, p. 1193
  72. [+]
    Vietnam Turnaround (Review)
    The Unmaking of a President, by Herbert Y. Schandler
    1. The Unmaking of a President by Herbert Y. Schandler
    Commentary, December 1977, pp. 87-89
  73. [+]
    A Voice from the Floor (Review)
    Member of the House, by Clem Miller and John W. Baker
    1. Member of the House by Clem Miller and John W. Baker
    The Reporter, November 22, 1962, pp. 52-54
  74. What Hubert Humphrey Wrought
    Commentary, November 1984, pp. 47-50
  75. What If? (1982)
    Explorations in Social-Science Fiction
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  76. No Items Found