DOUG BEREUTER has represented the Ist District of Nebraska in the U. S. House of Representatives since 1979, where he is Ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations. He received his bachelor's degree at the University of Nebraska and two masters degrees from Harvard University. He was awarded the Presidential End Hunger Award (1990) from USAID and the International Cooperative Development Award (1984) from the U. S. Overseas Development Committee.
JOSEF BLAHOŽ is a professor of comparative constitutional law and political science and a scientific collaborator at the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences in Prague. His recent publications include "Human Rights: Their Guarantees and the Constitutional Judiciary," Austrian Journal of Public and International Law, vol. 43 (1992); "The New Legal Framework for Political Parties in Czechoslovakia and Their Actual Political Activities," in Kay Lawson, ed. How Political Parties Work: Perspectives From Within (Praeger, 1992); and The Supreme Federal Bodies in the United States, the Federal Republic of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (1992) in Czech.
RICHARD PIERRE CLAUDE taught in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author