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  1. ALIENATION and CHARISMA: A STUDY of CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN COMMUNESby Benjamin Zablocki. New York: The Free Press, 1980, 455 pages, $22.95

  2. SMALL TOWN AMERICA: A NARRATIVE HISTORY, 1620—The PRESENTby Richard Lingeman. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1980, 547 pages, $15.00

  3. The QUEST For SELF-DETERMINATIONby Dov Ronen. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979, 144 pages, $15.00

  4. CONTESTED TERRAIN: The TRANSFORMATION of the WORKPLACE in The 20th CENTURYby Richard C. Edwards. New York: Basic Books, 1979, 261 pages, $15.95 (cloth), $4.95 (paper)

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She is the author of the recently published Beyond Adversary Democracy.

His most recent book is A Research Odyssey: Developing and Testing a Community Theory,forthcoming from Transaction Books.

John D. Sotos is a teaching assistant in the School of International Service at The American University, where he is earning his Masters degree.

He is the author of University Authority and the Studentand Power, Values and Society: An Introduction to Sociology.

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Mansbridge, J.J., Hillery, G.A. & Otten, M. Books in review. Society 18, 84–93 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03180607

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