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International Relations theory

On global order: power, values and the constitution of international society. By Andrew Hurrell.

Between war and politics: international relations and the thought of Hannah Arendt. By Patricia Owens.

William E. Connolly: democracy, pluralism and political theory. Edited by Samuel Chambers and Terrell Carver.

The realist tradition and contemporary international relations. Edited by W. David Clinton.

Nations, states and violence. By David D. Laitin.

Human rights and ethics

Killing civilians: method, madness and morality in war. By Hugo Slim.

Purify and destroy: the political uses of massacre and genocide. By Jaques Semelin.

Human rights and the WTO: the case of patents and access to medicines. By Holger Hestermeyer.

International law and organization

The Oxford handbook on the United Nations. Edited by Thomas G. Weiss and Sam Daws.

Defending the society of states: why America opposes the International Criminal Court and its vision of world society. By Jason Ralph.

Reparations for indigenous peoples: international and comparative perspectives. Edited by Federico Lenzerini.

The international judge: an introduction to the men and women who decide the world's cases. By Daniel Terris, Cesare P. R. Romano and Leigh Swigard.

Foreign policy

China—India relations: contemporary dynamics. By Amardeep Athwal.

Conflict, security and armed forces

Culture in chaos: an anthropology of the social condition in war. By Stephen C. Lubkemann.

UN peacekeeping in Lebanon, Somalia and Kosovo: operational and legal issues in practice. By Ray Murphy.

Biosecurity in the global age: biological weapons, public health and the rule of law. By David P. Fidler and Lawrence O. Gostin.

Uniting against terror: cooperative nonmilitary responses to the global terrorist threat. Edited by David Cortright and George A. Lopez.

War on terror, inc.: corporate profiteering from the politics of fear. By Solomon Hughes.

Politics, democracy and social affairs

What democracy is for: on freedom and moral government. By Stein Ringen.

Political economy, economics and development

Escape from empire: the developing world's journey through heaven and hell. By Alice H. Amsden.

Everyday politics of the world economy. Edited by John M. Hobson and Leonard Seabrooke.

Global governance reform: breaking the stalemate. Edited by Colin I. Bradford, Jr and Johannes F. Linn.

Ethnicity and cultural politics

The politics of Englishness. By Arthur Aughey.

Cultural contestation in ethnic conflict. By Marc Howard Ross.

Energy and environment

Peace parks: conservation and conflict resolution. Edited by Saleem H. Ali.

Greening Brazil: environmental activism in state and society. By Kathryn Hochstetler and Margaret E. Keck.


The Reagan diaries. Edited by Douglas Brinkley.

From bloodshed to hope in Burundi: our embassy years during genocide. By Ambassador Robert Krueger and Kathleen Tobin Krueger.


Europe's global role: external policies of the European Union. Edited by Jan Orbie.

Democratic politics in the European Parliament. By Simon Hix, Abdul G. Noury and Gérard Roland.

Middle East and North Africa

Der unerklärte Weltkrieg: Akteure und Interessen in nah und Mittelost. By Bahman Nirumand.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Big African states. Edited by Christopher Clapham, Jeffrey Herbst and Greg Mills.

After the party: a personal and political journey inside the ANC. By Andrew Feinstein.

One hundred days of silence: America and the Rwanda genocide. By Jared Cohen.

Asia and Pacific

Reconciliation: Islam, democracy and the West. By Benazir Bhutto.

Dancing in shadows: Sihanouk, the Khmer Rouge and the United Nations in Cambodia. By Benny Widyono.

Rivals: how the power struggle between China, India and Japan will shape our next decade. By Bill Emmott.

The battle for China's past: Mao and the Cultural Revolution. By Mobo Gao.

China rising: peace, power and order in East Asia. By David C. Kang.

Reluctant restraint: the evolution of China's nonproliferation policies and practices, 1980-2004. By Evan S. Medeiros.

Frontier of faith: Islam in the Indo-Afghan borderland. By Sana Haroon.

North America

The long war: a new history of US national security policy since World War II. Edited by Andrew J. Bacevich.

The mighty Wurlitzer: how the CIA played America. By High Wilford.

Latin America and Caribbean

Panama lost? US hegemony, democracy, and the canal. By Peter M. Sánchez.

Warfare in Latin America. Volumes 1 and 2. Edited by Miguel A. Centeno.
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Document Type: Book Review

Publication date: July 1, 2008

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