Book Reviews


Books reviewed in this issue.

Refugees and migrants: the globalisation of indifference

Us and Them? The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control, by Bridget Anderson.

Borderline Justice. The Fight for Refugee and Migrant Rights, by Frances Webber.

Bad News for Refugees, by Greg Philo, Emma Briant and Pauline Donald.

The Walking, by Laleh Khadivi.

North Korea: as mysterious as ever
 Seung-Young Kim

Only Beautiful, Please. A British Diplomat in North Korea, by John Everard.

World government and realistic utopianism
 Richard Mullender

Governing the World: The History of an Idea, by Mark Mazower.

Good ol’1970s
 Patrick Diamond

Reassessing 1970s Britain, edited by Lawrence Black, Hugh Pemberton and Pat Thane.

Progressive Capitalism: How to Achieve Economic Growth, Liberty and Social Justice, by David Sainsbury.

Oh why, oh why, oh why?
 Dick Leonard

The Blunders of our Governments, by Anthony King and Ivor Crewe.

The social basis of electoral reform
 Geoff Kennedy

Wrestling with Democracy: Voting Systems as Politics in the Twentieth-Century West, by Dennis Pilon.

Context rules over electoral rules
 Gianfranco Pasquino

Electoral Systems and Political Context, by Robert G. Moser and Ethan Scheiner.

Lacan et al. in post-apartheid South Africa
 Saul Dubow

(Post)Apartheid Conditions. Psychoanalysis and Social Formation, by Derek Hook.

The expansion of same-sex marriage
 Donna Smith

The Same Sex Unions Revolution in Western Democracies. International Norms and Domestic Policy Change, by Kelly Kollman.

Hollywood and the politics of stars
 Mark Glancy

Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics, by Steven J. Ross.

Gladstone in the left corner, Disraeli in the right
 Richard Briand

The Great Rivalry: Gladstone and Disraeli, by Dick Leonard.

Loving the Lords?
 Lord Lipsey (David Lipsey)

The Contemporary House of Lords. Westminster Bicameralism Revived, by Meg Russell.