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A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

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A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

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A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

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There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

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Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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Year 1997 Archives
 
American Political Science Review Archives
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  • American Political Science Review
    Total Archives: 87 Years, 377 Issues, 28,014 Articles, 104,447pp
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    1. American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, pp. 94-107
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      (2 Reviews)
      The UAW and the Heyday of American Liberalism, 1945-1968, by Kevin Boyle
      1. The UAW and the Heyday of American Liberalism, 1945-1968 by Kevin Boyle
      2. North American Auto Unions in Crisis by William C. Green and Ernest J. Yanarella
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, pp. 181-182
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      (Review)
      Classifying by Race, by Paul E. Peterson
      1. Classifying by Race by Paul E. Peterson
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 196
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      (Review)
      Constitutional Politics in the States, by G. Alan Tarr
      1. Constitutional Politics in the States by G. Alan Tarr
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 200
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      (Review)
      Public Lands and Private Rights, by Robert H. Nelson
      1. Public Lands and Private Rights by Robert H. Nelson
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 195
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      (Review)
      State Trust Lands, by Jon A. Souder and Sally K. Fairfax
      1. State Trust Lands by Jon A. Souder and Sally K. Fairfax
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 199
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      (Review)
      The Politics of Child Abuse in America, by Lela B. Costin, Howard Jacob Karger, ...
      1. The Politics of Child Abuse in America by Lela B. Costin, Howard Jacob Karger, ...
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 184
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      (Review)
      The Politics of Rage, by Dan T. Carter
      1. The Politics of Rage by Dan T. Carter
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 183
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      (Review)
      Roads to Dominion, by Sara Diamond
      1. Roads to Dominion by Sara Diamond
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 185
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      (Review)
      War Powers, by Donald L. Westerfield
      1. War Powers by Donald L. Westerfield
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 204
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      (Review)
      The Theory and Practice of Political Communication Research, by Mary E. Stuckey
      1. The Theory and Practice of Political Communication Research by Mary E. Stuckey
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 199
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      (Review)
      The Ironies of Affirmative Action, by John David Skrentny
      1. The Ironies of Affirmative Action by John David Skrentny
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, pp. 197-198
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      (Review)
      Abortion Rates in the United States, by Matthew E. Wetstein
      1. Abortion Rates in the United States by Matthew E. Wetstein
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 205
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      (Review)
      Secret and Sanctioned, by Stephen F. Knott
      1. Secret and Sanctioned by Stephen F. Knott
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 191
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      (Review)
      God at the Grass Roots, by Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox
      1. God at the Grass Roots by Mark J. Rozell and Clyde Wilcox
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 197
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      (Review)
      Children in Court, by Susan Gluck Mezey
      1. Children in Court by Susan Gluck Mezey
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 194
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      (2 Reviews)
      Unions and Public Policy, by Lawrence Flood
      1. Unions and Public Policy by Lawrence Flood
      2. Broken Promise by James A. Gross
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 186
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      (Review)
      Race Relations Litigation in an Age of Complexity, by Stephen L. Wasby
      1. Race Relations Litigation in an Age of Complexity by Stephen L. Wasby
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 203
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      The Higher Civil Service in the United States, by Mark W. Huddleston and William W. Boyer
      1. The Higher Civil Service in the United States by Mark W. Huddleston and William W. Boyer
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 188
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      (Review)
      Intensive Care, by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein
      1. Intensive Care by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein
      American Political Science Review
      , March 1997, p. 193