transactionnNew and Recent Books on Family and PolicynThenSwedishnExperimentnin FamilynPoliticsn? D A L S A f J Dn•J T E R V/ A RnION CRISISnAllannCarlsonnThe,. .npoliticsnHumannfsjaturenThomas FlemingnEsunilynQugstoonsn^ HnReflections on thenAmerican Social CrisisnAllan C. CarlsonnTHE SWEDISH EXPERIMENT INnFAMILY POLITICSnTHE MYRDALS AND THE INTERWAR POPULATION CRISISnAllan CarlsonnThis devastating account of ttie work of Gunnar and Alva Myrdal portraysnflow two young sctiolars used tfie power of ideas to fielp engineer a newndomestic order in Sweden. It offers ttie general reader remarkable insigfitninto ttie nature of Scandinavian social life, and tfie specialist a criticalnperspective on fiow social science can itself t)ecome ttie problem, rattiernttian providing solutions in contemporary post-industrial life.nISBN: 0-88738-299-1 (cloth) 314 pp. $39.95nTHE POLITICS OF HUMAN NATUREnThomas FlemingnTtiis effort to understand tiuman nature in a political context takes up sexnand gender differences, democracy and dictatorsfiip, individual andnfamilial patterns of association.n”Probing and ttiougtitfu!” -Elizabetfi Fox-Genovese, Chroniclesn”Learned, ttiougfitful, and superbly written”n-Robert Nisbet, The National Reviewn”Progressives and radicals could benefit from grappling witti Fleming’snintellectually stimulating presentation.”n-The Progressiven”A wide-ranging and freewtieeiing review of sundry madnesses affectingnmodern political thougtit.” -This WorldnISBN: 0-88738-189-8 (ClOttl) 276 pp. $32.95nFAMILY QUESTIONSnREFLECTIONS ON THE AMERICAN SOCIAL CRISISnAllan CarlsonnWtiat accounts for ttie crisis in American family life? Ttiis creative searctinfor answers borrows from conservative, feminist, and socialist traditions,noffering a number of provocative explanations.n”One of ttie most profoundly sensible voices on ttie American landscape.n… All of tiis positions are carefully laid out and supported by meticulousnresearch) and precise reasoning.”n-William Tucker, The American Spectatorn”Genuinely profound” -E. Calvin Beiser, Worldn”Of interest to tiistorians, social scientists/planners and students at ttienupper-division undergraduate level and above”n-D.A. Ctiekki, ChoicenISBN: 0-88738-206-1 (Cloth) 335 pp. $39.95nOrder from your bookstore or direct from the publisher,nmnfwlajor credit cards accepted. Call (201) 932-2280ntransaction publishersnDepartment FP012nRutgers-The State UniversitynNew Brunswick, N.J. 08903ntransactionnnn