This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
It's called synchronized, and the answer is probably no. I say probably, because you can use other locking mechanisms from the java.util.concurrent and java.util.concurrent.locks packages. These may or may not use synchronized internally at some point.