DEPARTMENT OF POLITICS

FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

JULY 1, 1999-JUNE 30, 2000


I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Coates, David

 

Models of Capitalism:  Growth and Stagnation in the Modern Era, (Cambridge, UK: Polity Press,  January 2000), pp. 304.

 

“Models of Capitalism in the New World Order: The UK Case,” Political Studies, 47 (4), September 1999, pp. 643-660.

 

“Placing New Labour,” in B. Jones, ed,  Political Issues in Britain Today, 5th edition (Manchester UK:  Manchester University Press, 1999), pp. 346-366.

 

Dinan, John J.

 

“The Rehnquist Court’s Federalism Decisions in Perspective,” Journal of Law & Politics 15, Spring 1999, pp. 127-194.

 

“Framing a ‘People’s Government’: State Constitution Making in the Progressive Era,” Rutgers Law Journal 30, Summer 1999, pp. 933-985

 

“The State Constitutional Tradition and the Formation of Virtuous Citizens,” Temple Law Review 72, Fall 1999, pp. 619-672

 

(with Martha Derthick) “Progressivism and Federalism,” in Sidney Milkis and Jerome Mileur, eds. Progressivism and the New Democracy (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press), 1999, pp. 81-102

 

“Civil Liberties,” in Ronald Gottesman and Richard Maxwell Brown, eds, Violence in America: An Encyclopedia (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1999), pp. 254-259

 

“A Diagnosis of the Ailments of the American Legal System” (book review of Paul F. Campos, Jurismania: The Madness of American Law) H-POL, April, 2000, (http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/)

 

“Book Review of G. Alan Tarr, Understanding State Constitutions” Journal of American History 86, March, 2000, pp. 1762-63

 

 

Durotoye, Yomi

 

“International Issues Relating to Environmental Justice and Economic Development,” in David Rivers, Richard Jablonski, and Glenn Flemming, eds., Environmental Justice:  Strengthening the Bridge Between Economic Development and Sustainable Communities.  Proceedings Document. (Charleston, SC: The Medical University of South Carolina, 1999).

 

“Togo,” World Encyclopaedia of Political Systems and Parties, (New York, Facts on File, 1999).

 

“Djibouti,” World Encyclopaedia of Political Systems and Parties, (New York, Facts on File, 1999).

 

“Togo,” Open Society Encyclopaedia, Russian Trans. (New York, Central European University Press, 2000).

 

Fleer, Jack D.

 

(with Rob Christensen), “North Carolina:  Between Helms and Hunt No Majority Emerges,” in Alexander Lamis, ed., Southern Politics in the 1990s (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999), pp. 181-206.

 

Harriger, Katy J.

 

The Special Prosecutor in American Politics, 2nd edition, revised, (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000).

 

“Can the Independent Counsel Statute Be Saved?” Law and Contemporary Problems, 62, Winter 1999, pp. 131-144.

 

Kennedy, Charles H.

 

(with Kashmir  Study Group)  Kashmir:  A Way Forward (New York:  Kashmir Study Group, September 1999).

 

Contributor, Alternative Futures:  Pakistan 2015 (Washington  DC:  U.S. Department of State, 1999).

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

“U.S. Arms Transfer Policy to Taiwan: From Carter to Clinton,” Journal of Contemporary China, 9(23), 2000, pp. 53-75.

 

“Taiwan in Perspective: Introduction,” Journal of Asian and African Studies, 35(1), 2000, pp. 1-5.

 

Book Review of The Courage to Stand Alone: Letters from Prison and Other Writings (Wei Jingsheng, edited and translated by Kristina M. Torgeson, Viking, 1997), China Review International, 6(2), 1999, pp. 550-553.

 

Rich, Andrew

 

“Think Tanks as Sources of Expertise for Congress and the Media,” Aspen Institute Nonprofit Sector Research Fund Working Paper Series, Autumn 1999.

 

Siavelis, Peter

 

The President and Congress in Post-Authoritarian Chile:  Institutional Constraints to Democratic Consolidation (University Park, PA:  Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000).

 

“Disconnected Fire Alarms and Ineffective Police Patrols:  Legislative Oversight in Postauthoritarian Chile,” Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs,  42(1), Spring 2000, pp. 71-98.

 

“Continuidad y Transformación del Sistema de Partidos en una Transición “Modelo,’” in El Modelo Chileno:  Democracia y Desarrollo En Los Noventa, eds., Paul Drake and Ivan Jaksic (Santiago: LOM Ediciones, Colección sin Norte, 1999), pp. 223-260.

 

Book Review of  “Regional Mechanism and International Security,” by Olga Pellicer (New York:  United Nations University Press), in Ethnic Conflict Research Digest: 2, October 1999, pp. 49-50.

 

Weinstein, David

 

Book Review of Robert Latham, The Liberal Movement, in Journal of Politics, 62, May, 2000,  pp. 608-610.

 

Welsh, Helga A.

 

(with M. Donald Hancock), "Beyond Privatization: Capitalism and Democracy in Unified Germany," in M. Donald Hancock and John Logue, eds., Transitions to Capitalism and Democracy in Russia and Central Europe: Achievements, Problems, Prospects. (Westport, CT:  Praeger, 2000),  pp. 207-225.

 

“Kaderpolitik auf dem Prüfstand: Die Bezirke und ihre Sekretäre 1952-1989,” in Peter Hübner, ed., Eliten im Sozialismus. Beiträge zur Sozialgeschichte der DDR.  (Cologne: Böhlau, 1999), pp. 107-129 [“Cadre Policy Examined: The Districts and Their Secretaries 952-1989,” in Peter Hübner, ed., Elites in Socialism. Toward a Social History of the GDR]

 


II. Papers and Presentations

 

 

Coates, David

 

Paper:  (with Colin Hay) “Home and Away:  The Political Economy of New Labour,” Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association, London, UK, April 2000.

 

Paper:  (with Matthew Bodah  and  Stephen Ludlam) “Trade Unions and the Third Way in Britain and the United States,”  Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association, London, UK, April 2000.

 

Paper:  “New Class Forces, Old Class Realities,” Conference on the State of the Global Proletariat, University of York, Ontario, Canada, January 2000.

 

Paper:  “The Novelty of New Labour:  A View At Half-Time,” Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association, Atlanta, GA, September 1999.

 

Dinan, John J.

 

Paper:  “‘The Earth Belongs Always to the Living Generation’: A Reevaluation of the State Constitutional Tradition,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Atlanta, GA, September, 1999.

 

Paper:  “Rights and the Political Process: Physician-Assisted Suicide in the Aftermath of Washington v. Glucksberg,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Savannah, GA, November, 1999.

 

Durotoye, Yomi

 

Moderator and Presenter:  Panel on International Issues.  Conference on Environmental Justice, Hilton Head, SC, June 9-12, 1999.

 

Presenter:  “Democratic Practice in Traditional Yoruba Political System,” Conference on the Globalization of Yoruba Culture.  University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, November 17-18, 1999.

 

Harriger, Katy J.

 

Panelist:  “Prosecuting Public Officials,”  International Meeting of COGEL (Council on Government Ethics Laws),  Providence, RI, December 3, 1999.

 

Kennedy, Charles H.

 

Paper:  “Islamic Reform and the Superior Judiciary in Pakistan:  Recent Developments,” American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies, 17th Annual meeting, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, April  28-29, 2000.

 

Paper:  “Islam and Constitutionalism in Pakistan (1979-2000),” Islam and Constitutionalism Conference, Harvard University, School of Law, Cambridge, MA, April 7-9, 2000.

 

Presentation (with Craig Runde):  “Distance Learning Possibilities for CAORC Member Centers,” Council of Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), CAORC Overseas Directors Workshop, Cairo, Egypt, March 21, 2000.

 

AIPS Director/Workshop Participant:  Council of Overseas American Research Centers, Overseas Directors’ Workshop, Cairo and Upper Egypt, March 19-28, 2000.

 

AIPS Director/Workshop Participant:  Association for Asian Studies (AAS) 52nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 9-12, 2000.

 

Paper:  “The Superior Judiciary and Legal Change in Pakistan since 1997,” Berkeley South Asian Conference, 15th Annual meeting, University of California at Berkeley, Boalt School of Law, February 19-20, 2000.

 

Presentation:  “NGOs in Bangladesh,” Civil Services Academy, Lahore, Pakistan, November 17, 1999.

 

Distinguished Invited Lecture/Paper:  “Development NGOs and the State:  The Case of Bangladesh,” Pakistan Society of Development Economists (PSDE), 15th Annual meeting, Islamabad, Pakistan, November 5-8, 1999.

 

Presentation:  “Globalization and Democratization, What Went Wrong?:  The Military Coup in Pakistan,” Wisconsin Conference on South Asia, 28th Annual Meeting, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, October 14-17, 1999.

 

Co-organizer, moderator, chair with Md. Rashiduzzaman:  “Roundtable Dialogue on NGOs—A Three Day Conference.  Independent University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Sponsored by the American Institute of Bangladesh Studies, August 16-18, 1999.

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

Paper: “One Talk, Two Tables: Domestic Politics and the 1998 Koo-Wang Meeting,” Conference on Taiwan Issues, April 7-9, 2000, Charleston, SC, April 7-9, 2000.

 

Paper: “Koo-Wang Talks? External Pressures and Internal Restraints,” Southeast Conference, Association for Asian Studies, Durham, NC, January 14-16, 2000

 

Paper: “One Talk, Two Tables: A Case Study of the Koo-Wang Meeting Across the Taiwan Strait,” Southern Political Science Association annual meeting, Savannah, GA, Nov. 3-6, 1999.

     

Chair, “Breeze or Storm Across the Taiwan Strait?,” 1999 American Political Science Association meeting, Atlanta, GA,  September 2-5, 1999

 

Rich, Andrew

 

Paper:  “Policy Advisors in the United States,” Japan Center for International Exchange’s Global ThinkNet Conference, Tokyo, Japan, May 27-30, 2000.

 

Paper:  “Experts as Policy Advisors: What Accounts for their Success?” Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, April 27-30, 2000.

 

Paper:  “Think Tanks and the Politics of Expertise,” Public Policy Institute of California, San Francisco, December  13, 1999.

 

Paper:  “The Sources and Influence of Policy Expertise and Advice in the United States,” Japan Center for International Exchange’s Guidance for Governance Workshop, Frankfurt, Germany, November 22-23, 1999.

 

Siavelis, Peter

 

Paper: “Legislative Oversight in Postauthoritarian Chile,” at the William Wilson Brown Conference in Latin American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, January 16-17, 2000.

 

Chair: “Legislaturas y representación política en América Latina,” at the XXII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, Miami Fl., March 16-18, 2000.

 

Paper: “Dictatorial Decentralization:  Empowering the Mayor of Santiago de Chile,” presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Atlanta, Georgia, September 2-5, 1999.

 

Smith, Kathy B.

 

Chair and respondent:  “The Uses of Presidential Rhetoric,” American Political Science Association meeting, Atlanta GA, September 1999

 

Participant:  Southern Speech Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2000

 

Paper: “Super Tuesday: So Many Contests, So Little Time,” Central States Communication Association Conference, Detroit, MI, April 2000.

 

Weinstein, David

 

Discussant:  “Advising the Left: Theorists in Political Contexts,” Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Atlanta, GA, September 1999.

 

Welsh, Helga A.

 

Presentation: “Elites and Regime Change in Central Europe” (in German),  University of Jena, May 26, 2000.

 

Presentation: “Challenges to Policy-Making,” Germany at Midterm: The Schroeder Government After the Honeymoon, Conference sponsored by the University of Richmond, the Armonk Institute of New York, the Atlantik-Brücke, and Virginia Department of Education, April 7-8, 2000.

 

Paper: “Elites and Regime Change in Central Europe” (in German), Conference on Transformation and Interdependence, Free University of Berlin, December 2-3, 1999.

 

Presentation: “Expectations of German Unification and its Development: A Ten Year Assessment” (in German),  Free University of Berlin, December 1, 1999.

 

 

III. Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

 

Harriger, Katy J.

 

Kettering Foundation, Dayton, OH, September 1999.

 

Kennedy, Charles H.

 

Contributing Editor, Asian Affairs

 

Director, American Institute of Pakistan Studies

 

Secretary, American Institute of Bangladesh Studies

 

Member Executive Committee, AIPS and AIBS

 

Member, Board of Directors, CAORC

 

Member, Kashmir Study Group

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

Editorial Board, Journal of Chinese Political Science

 

Book Review Editor, Journal of Asian and African Studies

 

Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Asian and African Studies

 

Coordinator, Conference Group on Taiwan Studies, American Political Science Association.

 

Program Chair, Conference Group on Taiwan Studies, American Political Science Association Meeting in Atlanta, 1999.

 

At-Large member of the Executive Council, Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies.

 

Sears, Richard D.

 

Secretary/Treasurer of the National Council of International Studies Program Administrators and of the International Section (NCISPA/IE) of the International Studies Association (ISA).

 

Siavelis, Peter

 

Screener, Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Field Research Fellowship Program.

 

Secretary, Latin American Political Institutions Section, the Latin American Studies Association.

 

Founding Board Member, Latin American Political Institutions Section, the Latin American Studies Association.

 

World Wide Web Page Coordinator LAPIS— Latin American Political Institutions Section, the Latin American Studies Association.

 

Consultant to the “Political Database of the Americas,” Georgetown

University/Organization of American States. 

 

Consultant, Student Advantage, Inc.  Developing electronic materials in Latin American Studies.

 

Consultant, The Encyclopedia of Latin American Studies.

 

Weinstein, David

 

NEH Summer Stipends 2000, reviewer

 

Chair and Organizer, 6th International Conference of the International Society for Utilitarian Studies, Graylyn Conference Center, March 24-26, 2000.

 

Welsh, Helga A.

 

Member, Editorial Board, German Studies Review

 

Executive Secretary-Treasurer,  Conference Group on German Politics

 

 


IV. External Grants Received

 

Harriger, Katy J.

 

$  20,000                     “Deliberation and College Students.”  Kettering Foundation.

 

Kennedy, Charles H.

 

$110,000                     “AIPS Activities.” UOSA/CAORC.

 

$100,000                     “AIPS Activities.” Government of Pakistan, Ministry of Education.

 

$225,000                     “AIPS ORC (Islamabad) Activities.” U.S. Department of

                                    Education.

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

$   4,452                      “A Strait Apart:  Taiwan’s Elections, U.S. Policy, and China.”

                                    Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta.

 

Rich, Andrew

 

$  45,925,00                “State-focused think tanks.”  Public Policy Institute of

                                    California.