Books reviewed in this issue.

International Relations theory

The social in the global: social theory, governmentality and global politics. By Jonathan Joseph.

Power, Realism and constructivism. By Stefano Guzzini.

International organization, law and ethics*

The law of targeting. By William H. Boothby.

Just business: multinational corporations and human rights. By John Ruggie.

Unimaginable atrocities: justice, politics, and rights at the war crimes tribunal. By William Schabas.

No one's world: the West, the rising rest and the coming global turn. By Charles A. Kupchan.

Conflict, security and defence

The Cambridge history of war, volume IV: war in the modern world. Edited by Roger Chickering, Dennis Showalter and Hans van de Ven.

Invisible armies: an epic history of guerrilla warfare from ancient times to the present. By Max Boot.

Massacres and morality: mass atrocities in an age of civilian immunity. By Alex J. Bellamy.

After war ends: a philosophical perspective. By Larry May.

Ballistic missile defence and US national security policy: normalisation and acceptance after the Cold War. By Andrew Futter.

Privatizing war: private military and security companies under public international law. By Lindsey Cameron and Vincent Chetail.

Governance, civil society and cultural politics

Federal dynamics: continuity, change, and the varieties of federalism. Edited by Arthur Benz and Jörg Broschek.

Of virgins and martyrs: women and sexuality in global conflict. By David Jacobson.

Political economy, economics and development

New spirits of capitalism? Crises, justifications, and dynamics. Edited by Paul du Gay and Glenn Morgan.

Masters of the universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the birth of neoliberal politics. By Daniel Stedman Jones.

Governing guns, preventing plunder: international cooperation against illicit trade. By Asif Efrat.

Energy, environment and global health

China's environmental challenges. By Judith Shapiro.

Green innovation in China: China's wind power industry and the global transition to a low-carbon economy. By Joanna I. Lewis.

The governance of energy in China: transition to a low-carbon economy. By Philip Andrews-Speed.

Global health and International Relations. By Colin McInnes and Kelley Lee.

International history

The sleepwalkers: how Europe went to war in 1914. By Christopher Clark.

Lenin's terror: the ideological origins of early Soviet state violence. By James Ryan.

Hitler's philosophers. By Yvonne Sherratt.

Empire of secrets: British intelligence, the Cold War and the twilight of empire. By Calder Walton.

Nasser's gamble: how intervention in Yemen caused the Six-Day War and the decline of Egyptian power. By Jesse Ferris.

The killing zone: the United States wages Cold War in Latin America. By Stephen G. Rabe.

Visions of power in Cuba: revolution, redemption and resistance, 1959–1971. By Lillian Guerra.


European security: the roles of regional organisations. By Bjørn Møller.

Six moments of crisis: inside British foreign policy. By Gill Bennett.

Defending the realm? The politics of Britain's small wars since 1945. By Aaron Edwards.

A special relationship? British foreign policy in the era of American hegemony. By Simon Tate.

Britain's quest for a role: a diplomatic memoir from Europe to the UN. By David Hannay.

Russia and Eurasia*

Wheel of fortune: the battle for oil and power in Russia. By Thane Gustafson.

Edge of empire: a history of Georgia. By Donald Rayfield.

Georgia: a political history since independence. By Stephen Jones.

Middle East and North Africa

Revolutionary Iran: a history of the Islamic Republic. By Michael Axworthy.

Lebanon after the Cedar Revolution. Edited by Are Knudsen and Michael Kerr.

Dynamics of change in the Persian Gulf: political economy, war and revolution. By Anoushiravan Ehteshami.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Multiethnic coalitions in Africa: business financing of opposition election campaigns. By Leonardo R. Arriola.

Nigeria since independence: forever fragile? By J. N. C. Hill.

Peacebuilding, power, and politics in Africa. Edited by Devon Curtis and Gwinyayi A. Dzinesa.

South Asia

Policing Afghanistan. By Antonio Giustozzi and Mohammed Isaqzadeh.

East Asia and Pacific*

The Chinese question in Central Asia: domestic order, social change and the Chinese factor. By Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse.

China's search for energy security: domestic sources and international implications. Edited by Suisheng Zhao.

North America

Foreign policy begins at home: the case for putting America's house in order. By Richard N. Haass.

US foreign policy and democracy promotion: from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama. Edited by Michael Cox, Timothy J. Lynch and Nicolas Bouchet.

The Secretary: a journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the heart of American power. By Kim Ghattas.

Latin America and Caribbean*

The Mapuche in modern Chile: a cultural history. By Joanna Crow.