COHEN, Youssef. Italian (born Egypt), b. 1947. Genres: Politics/Government, Area studies. Career: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, instructor at Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, 1977-81, lecturer in political science, 1979-82; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, assistant professor of political science, 1982-88; New York University, NYC, associate professor of politics, 1988-, director of graduate studies in politics, 1989-90, 1994-. Publications: (with A.F.K. Organski, J. Kugler, T. Johnson) Births, Deaths and Taxes: The Demographic and Political Transitions, 1984; The Manipulation of Consent: The State and Working-Class Consciousness in Brazil, 1989; Radicals, Reformers and Reactionaries: The Prisoners' Dilemma and the Collapse of Democracy in Latin America, 1994. Contributor to political science journals. Address: Department of Politics, New York University, 726 Broadway Ste 766, New York, NY 10003, U.S.A.