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International Relations theory

A cultural theory of International Relations. By Richard Ned Lebow.

Peace in International Relations. By Oliver P. Richmond.

Theorising international society: English School methods. Edited by Cornelia Navari.

Political thought and international relations: variations on a realist theme. Edited by Duncan Bell.

Human rights and ethics

Contemporary human rights ideas. By Bertrand G. Ramcharan.

Resentment's virtue: Jean Améry and the refusal to forgive. By Thomas Brudholm.

Unsettling accounts: neither truth nor reconciliation in confessions of state violence. By Leigh A. Payne.

International law and organization

Chasing the flame: Sergio Vieira de Mello and the fight to save the world. By Samantha Power.

Civil war and the rule of law: security, development, human rights. Edited by Agnès Hurwitz with Reyko Huang.

Foreign policy

The crisis of American foreign policy: Wilsonianism in the twenty-first century. By G. John Ikenberry, Thomas J. Knock, Anne-Marie Slaughter and Tony Smith.

To lead the world: American strategy after the Bush doctrine. Edited by Melvyn P. Leffler and Jeffrey W. Legro.

The foreign policy of the European Union. By Stephan Keukeleire and Jennifer MacNaughtan.

Conflict, security and armed forces

The security dilemma: fear, cooperation and trust in world politics. By Ken Booth and Nicholas J. Wheeler.

The politics of ethnic cleansing: nation-state building and provision of in/security in twentieth-century Balkans. By Klejda Mulaj.

Thinking about nuclear weapons: principles, problems, prospects. By Michael Quinlan.

Just and unjust warriors: the moral and legal status of soldiers. Edited by David Rodin and Henry Shue.

Dimensions of counter-insurgency: applying experience to practice. Edited by Tim Benbow and Rod Thornton.

Counter-insurgency in modern warfare. Edited by Daniel Marston and Carter Malkasian.

The politics of space security: strategic restraint and the pursuit of national interests. By James Clay Moltz.

Politics, democracy and social affairs

The Al Jazeera effect: how the new global media are reshaping world politics. By Philip Seib.

To keep or to change first past the post?: the politics of electoral reform. Edited by André Blais.

Political economy, economics and development

Dead aid: why aid is not working and how there is another way for Africa. By Dambisa Moyo.

The new global trading order: the evolving state and the future of trade. By Dennis Patterson and Ari Afilalo.

Governing agrobiodiversity: plant genetics and developing countries. By Regine Andersen.

Ethnicity and cultural politics

The new frontiers of jihad: radical Islam in Europe. By Alison Pargeter.

The politics of secularism in International Relations. By Elizabeth Shakman Hurd.

Pariah politics: understanding western radical Islamism and what should be done. By Shamit Saggar.

Energy and environment

Biosecurity interventions: global health and security in question. Edited by Andrew Lakoff and Stephen J. Collier.


Berlin in the Cold War, 1948–1990: documents on British policy overseas, series III, volume V. Edited by Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon and Stephen Twigge.

Nixon, Kissinger, and U.S. foreign policy making: the machinery of crisis. By Asaf Siniver.

Reagan, Bush, Gorbachev: revisiting the end of the Cold War. By Norman A. Graebner, Richard Dean Burns and Joseph M. Siracusa.


Europe: the state of the union. By Anand Menon.

Europe's last frontier? Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine between Russia and the European Union. Edited by Oliver Schmidtke and Serhy Yekelchyk.

Russia and Eurasia

Russie: l'envers du pouvoir. By Marie Mendras.

Russia and the Balkans: foreign policy from Yeltsin to Putin. By James Headley.

Middle East and North Africa

Saharan conflict: towards territorial autonomy as a right to democratic self-determination. By Abdelhamid El Ouali.

A choice of enemies: America confronts the Middle East. By Lawrence Freedman.

Power and succession in Arab monarchies: a reference guide. By Joseph A. Kéchichian.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Do bicycles equal development in Mozambique? By Joseph Hanlon and Teresa Smart.

Asia and Pacific

The clash within: democracy, religious violence, and India's future. By Martha C. Nussbaum.

Partisans of Allah: jihad in South Asia. By Ayesha Jalal.

Organizations at war in Afghanistan and beyond. By Abdulkader H. Sinno.

‘More than an ally’? Contemporary Australia–US relations. By Maryanne Kelton.

The rise of China and international security: America and Asia respond. Edited by Kevin J. Cooney and Yoichiro Sato.

North America

American power and the prospects for international order. By Simon Bromley.

Latin America and Caribbean

The Cambridge history of Latin America: Volume IX, Brazil since 1930. Edited by Leslie Bethell.

Radical democracy in the Andes. By Donna Lee van Cott.

The United States and Latin America after the Cold War. By Russell C. Crandall.
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Document Type: Book Review

Publication date: May 1, 2009

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