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  1. Aesthetic Power or the Triumph of the Sensitive Minority Over the Vulgar Mass
    A Political Analysis of the New Economics
    Daedalus, Fall 1967, pp. 1115-1128
  2. American Federalism in Perspective (1966)
    2 Reviews
  3. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    Bureaucracy on Trial, by William W. Boyer
    1. Bureaucracy on Trial by William W. Boyer
    American Political Science Review, June 1965, p. 479
  4. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    The Politics of Fiscal Policy Formation, by Lawrence C. Pierce
    1. The Politics of Fiscal Policy Formation by Lawrence C. Pierce
    American Political Science Review, June 1972, pp. 624-625
  5. [+]
    American Government and Politics (Review)
    Equality and Efficiency, by Arthur M. Okun
    1. Equality and Efficiency by Arthur M. Okun
    American Political Science Review, June 1977, p. 727
  6. American Governmental Institutions (1968)
    A Reader in the Political Process
    1 Review
  7. [+]
    American Politics (Review)
    Defense Politics, by Arnold Kanter
    1. Defense Politics by Arnold Kanter
    American Political Science Review, March 1980, p. 202
  8. [+]
    American Politics (Review)
    How Real is the Federal Deficit?, by Robert Eisner
    1. How Real is the Federal Deficit? by Robert Eisner
    American Political Science Review, June 1987, p. 629
  9. [+]
    American Politics (Review)
    On Character, by James Q. Wilson
    1. On Character by James Q. Wilson
    American Political Science Review, March 1993, pp. 228-229
  10. The Annual Expenditure Increment
    Or How Congress Can Regain Control of the Budget
    The Public Interest, Fall 1973, pp. 84-108
  11. Assimilation versus Separation (1993)
    Joseph the Administrator and the Politics of Religion in Biblical Israel
    1 Review
  12. Beyond Containment (1983)
    Alternative American Policies Toward the Soviet Union
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  13. [+]
    The Book Case (Review)
    A Defense Worthy of the Name
    1. We Can Prevent World War III by Sam Cohen
    Reason, October 1985, pp. 53-57
  14. Budgeting (1975)
    A Comparative Theory of Budgetary Processes
    1 Review
  15. The Budgeting and Evaluation of Federal Recreat... (1973)
    Or Money Doesn't Grow on Trees
    1 Review
  16. But Is It True? (1995)
    A Citizen's Guide to Environmental Health and Safety Issues
    4 Reviews
  17. Essays and Review Essays
    [+]
    Can Norms Rescue Self-Interest or Macro Explanation Be Joined to Micro? (Review)
    The Cement of Society, by Jon Elster
    1. The Cement of Society by Jon Elster
    Critical Review, Summer 1991, pp. 301-324
  18. Articles
    Choosing Preferences by Constructing Institutions
    A Cultural Theory of Preference Formation
    American Political Science Review, March 1987, pp. 3-22
  19. [+]
    A Closer Look at "Dumping" (Review)
    The Political Economy of Soviet Socialism, by Peter J. Boettke
    1. The Political Economy of Soviet Socialism by Peter J. Boettke
    The Freeman, June 1991, pp. 239-240
  20. The Costs of Federalism (1984)
    Essays in Honor of James W. Fesler
    1 Review
  21. Craftways (1989)
    On the Organization of Scholarly Work
    1 Review
  22. [+]
    Cultural Identity Crisis (Review)
    The End of Equality, by Mickey Kaus
    1. The End of Equality by Mickey Kaus
    National Review, September 14, 1992, p. 56
  23. Cultural Theory (1990)
    2 Reviews
  24. Dilemmas of Presidential Leadership (1989)
    From Washington Through Lincoln
    2 Reviews
  25. Dixon-Yates: A Study in Power Politics (1962)
    5 Reviews
  26. [+]
    Does Planning Work? (2 Reviews)
    Modern Capitalist Planning, by Stephen S. Cohen
    1. Modern Capitalist Planning by Stephen S. Cohen
    2. Papers on Planning and Economic Management by Ely Devons
    The Public Interest, Summer 1971, pp. 95-104
  27. A Double Security
    Federalism as Competition
    Cato Journal, Spring-Summer 1990, pp. 39-58
  28. The Empty-head Blues
    Black Rebellion and White Reaction
    The Public Interest, Spring 1968, pp. 3-16
  29. Federal Budget (1982)
    Economics and Politics
    2 Reviews
  30. Four Reasons Not to Cut Social Security Taxes
    Pretzel Logic
    The Brookings Review, Spring 1990, pp. 7-8
  31. Articles
    Government and the People
    Commentary, August 1973, pp. 25-32
  32. The Great Detente Disaster (1975)
    Oil and the Decline of American Foreign Policy
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  33. A History of Taxation and Expenditure in the We... (1986)
    1 Review
  34. How to Fix the Deficit---Really
    The Public Interest, Winter 1989, pp. 3-24
  35. How to Limit Government Spending (1980)
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  36. Review Essay
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    If Institutions have Consequences, Why Don't We Hear About Them From Moral Philosophers? (4 Reviews)
    Morality, by Bernard Gert
    1. Morality by Bernard Gert
    2. The Theory and Practice of Autonomy by Gerald Dworkin
    3. The Common Life by Burton Zwiebach
    4. Morality Within the Limits of Reason by Russell Hardin
    American Political Science Review, December 1989, pp. 1343-1354
  37. [+]
    An Immodest Agenda for Rebuilding America (Review)
    A Review Essay
    1. An Immodest Agenda by Amitai Etzioni
    Political Science Quarterly, Winter 1983, pp. 681-686
  38. Implementation (1973)
    How Great Expectations in Washington Are Dashed in Oakland; Or, Why It's Amaz...
    4 Reviews
  39. Is Culture the Culprit?
    The Public Interest, Fall 1993, pp. 110-118
  40. Opinion
    Is Egalitarianism Good for the Jews?
    First Things, November 1991, pp. 7-8
  41. Jimmy Carter's Theory of Governing
    The Wilson Quarterly, Winter 1977, pp. 49-67
  42. Leadership in a Small Town (1964)
    1 Review
  43. Letters
    Morality and Deterrence
    Commentary, December 1983, pp. 4-12
  44. Letters
    Commentary, September 1984, pp. 2-12
  45. Review Essay
    [+]
    The Media's "American Egalitarians" (3 Reviews)
    Reckless Disregard, by Renata Adler
    1. Reckless Disregard by Renata Adler
    2. Impact by Martin Linsky
    3. The Media Elite by S. Robert Lichter, Stanley Rothman, and Linda S. Lichter, ...
    The Public Interest, Summer 1987, pp. 94-105
  46. The Moral Collapse of Communism (1990)
    Poland as a Cautionary Tale
    3 Reviews
  47. Moses as Political Leader (2005)
    2 Reviews
  48. The New Politics of the Budgetary Process (1988)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  49. The Nursing Father (1984)
    Moses as a Political Leader
    1 Review
  50. Oh, Bring Back My Party to Me!
    The Public Interest, Fall 1979, pp. 94-98
  51. The Once and Future School of Public Policy
    The Public Interest, Spring 1985, pp. 25-41
  52. The Past and Future Presidency
    The Public Interest, Fall 1975, pp. 56-76
  53. Planning and Budgeting in Poor Countries (1974)
    2 Reviews
  54. Political Culture and Political Preferences
    American Political Science Review, June 1988, pp. 593-600
  55. The Political Economy of Efficiency
    The Public Interest, Summer 1967, pp. 30-48
  56. [+]
    Political Theory (Review)
    The Moral Dimension, by Amitai Etzioni
    1. The Moral Dimension by Amitai Etzioni
    American Political Science Review, March 1990, p. 279
  57. Articles
    The Politics of ABM
    Commentary, November 1969, pp. 55-64
  58. The Politics of Mistrust (1981)
    Estimating American Oil and Gas Resources
    1 Review
  59. Politics of the Budgetary Process (1964)
    2 Reviews
  60. Pollution as Moral Coercion
    Culture, Risk Perception, and Libertarian Values
    Cato Journal, Spring 1982, pp. 305-326
  61. Presidential Elections (1963)
    Strategies of American Electoral Politics
    4 Reviews
  62. The Private Government of Public Money (1974)
    2 Reviews
  63. The Procedural Presidency of George Bush
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1992, pp. 31-62
  64. The Prophylactic Presidency
    The Public Interest, Summer 1978, pp. 3-18
  65. Public Administration (1990)
    The State of the Discipline
    1 Review
  66. Books Arts & Manners
    [+]
    Race, Culture, and Reason (2 Reviews)
    Ethnic America, by Thomas Sowell
    1. Ethnic America by Thomas Sowell
    2. Markets and Minorities by Thomas Sowell
    National Review, October 16, 1981, p. 1212
  67. The Real World Order (1993)
    Zones of Peace/Zones of Turmoil
    7 Reviews, 1 Readable
  68. Regulation of Carcinogens
    Are Animal Tests a Sound Foundation?
    The Independent Review, Spring 1996, pp. 29-54
  69. The "Reverse Sequence" in Civil Liberties
    The Public Interest, Winter 1985, pp. 32-42
  70. Book Reviews
    [+]
    Correspondence (Review)
    Prejudices: A Philosophical Dictionary, by Robert A. Nisbet
    1. Prejudices: A Philosophical Dictionary by Robert A. Nisbet
    The American Spectator, February 1983, p. 27
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    Equality in America, by Sidney Verba and Gary R. Orren
    1. Equality in America by Sidney Verba and Gary R. Orren
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1986, pp. 145-146
  72. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    The Politics of Oil, by Robert Engler
    1. The Politics of Oil by Robert Engler
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1963, pp. 143-144
  73. [+]
    Reviews of Books (Review)
    The Making of the President, 1964, by Theodore H. White
    1. The Making of the President, 1964 by Theodore H. White
    American Political Science Review, March 1966, pp. 113-114
  74. Richer is Safer
    The Public Interest, Summer 1980, pp. 23-38
  75. The Rise of Radical Egalitarianism (1991)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  76. Risk and Culture (1982)
    An Essay on the Selection of Technical and Environmental Dangers
    3 Reviews
  77. Robert Bork and the Crime of Inequality
    The Public Interest, Winter 1990, pp. 98-117
  78. Searching for Safety (1987)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  79. Speaking Truth to Power (1979)
    The Art and Craft of Policy Analysis
    2 Reviews
  80. Studies in Australian Politics (1958)
    1 Review
  81. A Symposium: Reflections on California in the '90s
    Let's Hear It for Representative Government
    California Political Review, Fall 1990, p. 16
  82. Theories of Risk Perception: Who Fears What and Why?
    Daedalus, Fall 1990, pp. 41-60
  83. A Theory of the Budgetary Process
    American Political Science Review, September 1966, pp. 529-547
  84. The Three Cultures
    Explaining Anomalies in the American Welfare State
    The Public Interest, Fall 1982, pp. 45-58
  85. The Three-Party System---1980 and After
    The Public Interest, Summer 1981, pp. 47-57
  86. [+]
    Topic of Cancer (Review)
    The Apocalyptics, by Edith Efron
    1. The Apocalyptics by Edith Efron
    Policy Review, Fall 1984, pp. 73-75
  87. TVA and Power Politics
    American Political Science Review, September 1961, pp. 576-590
  88. U.S. Foreign Policy (1969)
    Perspectives and Proposals for the 1970s
    2 Reviews
  89. Urban Outcomes (1974)
    Schools, Streets, and Libraries
    2 Reviews
  90. What the Hell Is Going On?: Reagan, Iran, and the Presidency
    An exchange between two distinguished political scientists, sparked by a pair of op-ed ...
    The American Spectator, April 1987, pp. 14-18
  91. [+]
    Where Bias and Influence Meet (Review)
    News That Matters, by Shanto Iyengar and Donald R. Kinder
    1. News That Matters by Shanto Iyengar and Donald R. Kinder
    The Public Interest, Spring 1988, pp. 94-97
  92. Z Eroing in on Peace
    Reagan's radical offer to scrap American missiles in Europe may not be such a harebrain...
    Reason, October 1987, pp. 43-46
  93. The 1926 Referendum (1958)
    The Fall of the Bruce-Page Government
    1 Review
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