NONTHEMATIC / Vol. 20, No. 4 (Winter 1953)

Table of Contents

Thorold J. Deyrup

Executive Agreements under the Bricker Amendment

A discussion of the Bricker Amendment reasoning that the Bricker Amendment would change the pivotal point of foreign affairs, and that it would do so not in order to find a better bearing, but to allay a hypothetical legal fear.

Sidney Weintraub

The New Monetary Policy

The first six months of the Eisenhower administration are analyzed in relation to its treatment of the Treasury and the effectiveness and future of interest rates.

Paul A. Pfretzschner

Urban Redevelopment: A New Approach to Urban Reconstruction

“Urban redevelopment, as a conception and as a technique, is the newest contribution to the reconstruction of American cities." Pfretzshner explores new models of urban development, government funding for housing, urban blight and rehabilitation with a focus on the "Philadelphia School.

Justus M. van der Kroef

Chinese Assimilation in Indonesia

More important... than the pluralistic structure of society as an impediment to assimilation are certain social-cultural, economic, and political traditions and practices within the Chinese group which make for “exclusiveness". These three types of problems are considered in the paper.

Gisela J. Hinkle

Rejoinder to Volkart [20:3] (Note)

In short, neither Volkart's arguments nor his evidence so far has in any way invalidated the major conclusions of my analysis: that the fundamental problem of Thomas' work was that of social change, of internal dynamics. It seems rather that Volkart attempted at several points to redefine my problem and discredit my analysis for failing to present answers to his problems.

H. W. Singer

The Progress of Underdeveloped Areas

Review of book by Bert F. Hoselitz. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1952. 297 pp.

Alexander Melamid

Africa: A Study in Tropical Development

Review of book by L. Dudley Stamp. New York: John Wiley. 1953. 568 pp.

Eduard Heimann

Bolshevism: An Introduction to Soviet Communism

A review of the book by Waldemar Gurian. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. 1952. 189 pp.

David L. Glickman

The Foreign Policy of the British Labour Government, 1945-1951

Review of book by M. A. Fitzsimons. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. 1953. 182 pp.

Lawrence W. Hyman

The Subtle Knot: Creative Skepticism in Seventeenth-Century England

Review of book by Margaret L. Wiley. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 1952. 303 pp.

H. M. Kallen

The Great God Plan: A Biography of the Tramp Played by Charles Chaplin

Review of book by Robert Payne. New York: Hermitage House. 1952. 301 pp.