Boundariecover.gifs of Contagion: How Ethnic Politics Have Shaped Government Responses to AIDS. (Princeton University Press, 2009.)

An abstract and sample chapter are available from PU Press. This book won the 2010 Giovanni Sartori book award from the Qualitative and Multi-Method research section of the American Political Science Association, and was named a 2010 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title.


Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa. (Cambridge University Press, 2003).raceregion

An abstract is available from Cambridge U Press. This book won the 2004 Mattei Dogan award (awarded by the Society for Comparative Research) for best book published in 2003 in the field of comparative analysis. The book is largely based on my doctoral dissertation, which won the 2002 Gabriel Almond award (awarded by the American Political Science Association) for the best dissertation in comparative politics in 2000 and 2001.




Business Day (November 2, 1998) published an article summarizing the findings of this research.
ANC MP, Andrew Feinstein cited this report in a speech to the National Assembly of the South African Parliament. (May 12, 1998).
  • “Who Will Pay for a Post-Apartheid South Africa? SA Taxation in Comparative and Historical Perspective,” IDASA Intergovernmental Relations Series Working Paper, 1998.
  • “Raising Funds for Provincial Government: Can Taxes Breathe Life into the Provinces?” (With Albert Van Zyl). Business Day (September 23, 1998).
  • “Should the Poor Sacrifice More to the Taxman?” Reconstruct in The Sunday Independent (May 24, 1998).
  • “Beyond a Political Solution to Apartheid: Economic and Social Policy Proposals for a Postapartheid South Africa,” Princeton, N.J., Center of International Studies Princeton University, 1993. Sole editor and author of 2/6 chapters. (You can order this through Amazon or Barnes and Noble.)
  • The Orange & Black in Black & White: A Century of Princeton Through the Eyes of the Daily Princetonian. Co-edited with Louis Jacobson and Paul Lim. Princeton, N.J.: The Daily Princetonian Publishing Company/Princeton University Press, 1992. (You could try to order this used at Amazon.)