Books reviewed in this issue
International Relations theory
War, religion and empire: the transformation of international orders. By Andrew Phillips.
Contesting democracy: political ideas in twentieth-century Europe. By Jan-Werner Müller.
The Realist case for global reform. By William E. Scheuerman.
The Anglosphere: a genealogy of a racialized identity in international relations. By Srdjan Vucetic.
International organization, law and ethics
Zero-sum future: American power in an age of anxiety. By Gideon Rachman.
Conflict, security and defence
The changing character of war. Edited by Hew Strachan and Sibylle Scheipers.
War and ideas: selected essays. By John Mueller.
The Oxford international encyclopaedia of peace. Edited by Nigel J. Young.
Eliminating nuclear weapons: the role of missile defense. By Tom Sauer.
Governance, civil society and cultural politics
Islamism. By Anders Strindberg and Mats Wärn.
Thinking through Islamophobia: global perspectives. Edited by S. Sayyid and AbdoolKarim Vakil.
Islamophobia: the challenge of pluralism in the 21st century. Edited by John L. Esposito and Ibrahim Kalin.
Political economy, economics and development
Back from the brink: 1,000 days at Number 11. By Alistair Darling.
The global Minotaur: America, the true origins of the financial crisis and the future of the world economy. By Yanis Varoufakis.
Economics of good and evil: the quest for economic meaning from Gilgamesh to Wall Street. By Tomas Sedlacek.
The logic of discipline: global capitalism and the architecture of government. By Alasdair Roberts.
Human rights activism and the end of the Cold War. By Sarah B. Snyder.
The most controversial decision: Truman, the atomic bombs, and the defeat of Japan. By Wilson D. Miscamble.
Normative power Europe: empirical and theoretical perspectives. Edited by Richard G. Whitman.
Integrating the Balkans: conflict resolution and the impact of EU expansion. By Máire Braniff.
The European Union diplomatic service: ideas, preferences and identities. By Caterina Carta.
Russia and Eurasia
Post-imperium: a Eurasian story. By Dmitri Trenin.
Change or decay: Russia's dilemma and the West's response. By Lilia Shevtsova and Andrew Wood.
Middle East and North Africa
Rock the Casbah: rage and rebellion across the Islamic world. By Robin Wright.
Israel and Hezbollah: an asymmetric conflict in historical and comparative perspective. Edited by Clive Jones and Sergio Catignani.
Kenya: between hope and despair, 1963–2011. By Daniel Branch.
Politics in Africa: a new introduction. By Nana K. Poku and Anna Mdee.
The new scramble for Africa. By Pádraig Carmody.
India: the road ahead. By Mark Tully.
India in the new South Asia: strategic, military and economic concerns in the age of nuclear diplomacy. By B. M. Jain.
Ghosts of Afghanistan: the haunted battleground. By Jonathan Steele.
On Afghanistan's plains: the story of Britain's Afghanistan wars. By Jules Stewart.
East Asia and Pacific
No exit: North Korea, nuclear weapons, and international security. By Jonathan D. Pollack.
North Korea: development, human rights and democracy. By North Korea Modernization Research Group.
Haunting legacy: Vietnam and the American presidency from Ford to Obama. By Marvin Kalb and Deborah Kalb.
Latin America and Caribbean
The origins of Mercosur: democracy and regionalization in South America. By Gian Luca Gardini.
Democratization and military transformation in Argentina and Chile: rethinking rivalry. By Kristina Mani.
The Bolivian revolution and the United States, 1952 to the present. By James F. Siekmeier.
Violent democratization: social movements, elites, and politics in Colombia's rural war zones, 1984–2008. By Leah Anne Carroll.