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Books reviewed in this issue.

International Relations theory

Globalising the regional, regionalising the global. Edited by Rick Fawn.

Hans Morgenthau: realism and beyond. By William E. Scheuerman.

Human rights and ethics

The ethics of global governance. Edited by Antonio Franceschet.

International law and organization

Rectifying international injustice: principles of compensation and restitution between nations. By Daniel Butt.

The law of command responsibility. By Guénaël Mettraux.

Protecting civilians: the obligations of peacekeepers. By Siobhán Wills.

Foreign policy

Clinton's foreign policy: between the Bushes, 1992–2000. By John Dumbrell.

America and Europe after 9/11 and Iraq: the great divide. By Sarwar A. Kashmeri.

Conflict, security and armed forces

Responsibility to protect: the global effort to end mass atrocities. By Alex J. Bellamy.

Humanitarian intervention: confronting the contradictions. By Michael

Waging humanitarian war: the ethics, law, and politics of humanitarian intervention. By Eric A. Heinze.

The secret life of war: journeys through modern conflict. By Peter Beaumont.

War in an age of risk. By Christopher Coker.

Politics, democracy and social affairs

The fate of young democracies. By Ethan B. Kapstein and Nathan Converse.

The democratic challenge: rethinking democracy and democratization. By Jorge Nef and Bernd Reiter.

Political economy, economics and development

The spectre at the feast: capitalist crisis and the politics of recession. By Andrew Gamble.

Animal spirits: how human psychology drives the economy, and why it matters for global capitalism. By George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller.

Meltdown: the end of the age of greed. By Paul Mason.

Ethnicity and cultural politics

Veil: mirror of identity. By Christian Joppke.

Energy and environment

The politics of climate change. By Anthony Giddens.

Energy security: Europe's new foreign policy challenge. By Richard Youngs.

Energy security: visions from Asia and Europe. Edited by Antonio Marquina.

Climatic cataclysm. Edited by Kurt M. Campbell.


Reporting the world. By Keith Kyle.

The Washington embassy: British ambassadors to the United States, 1939–77. Edited by Michael F. Hopkins, Saul Kelly and John W. Young.

Getting it wrong: fragments from a Cyprus diary, 1964. By Martin Packard.

D-Day: the battle for Normandy. By Antony Beevor.


A union of diversity: language, identity and polity-building in Europe. By Peter A. Kraus.

The Europeanization of national foreign policy: continuity and change in European crisis management. By Eva Gross.

Russia and Eurasia

Russian foreign policy: the return of Great Power politics. By Jeffrey Mankoff.

The quality of freedom: Khodorkovsky, Putin and the Yukos affair. By Richard Sakwa.

The gamble: General Petraeus and the untold story of the American surge in Iraq, 2006–2008. By Thomas E. Ricks.

Middle East and North Africa

Negotiating Arab–Israeli peace: American leadership in the Middle East. By Daniel C. Kurtzer and Scott B. Lasensky.

Bound to cooperate: Europe and the Middle East II. Edited by Christian-Peter Hanelt and Almut Möller.

The Ayatollah begs to differ: the paradox of modern Iran. By Hooman Majd.

Sub-Saharan Africa

A legacy of liberation: Thabo Mbeki and the future of the South African dream. By Mark Gevisser.

After the party: corruption, the ANC and South Africa's uncertain future. By Andrew Feinstein.

Asia and Pacific

Bangladesh and Pakistan: flirting with failure in South Asia. By William B. Milam.

The politics of extremism in South Asia. By Deepa M. Ollapally.

China's dilemma: economic growth, the environment and climate change. Edited by Ligang Song and Wing Thye Woo.

Political change in China: comparisons with Taiwan. Edited by Bruce Gilley and Larry Diamond.

North America

The long road to Baghdad: a history of US foreign policy from the 1970s to the present. By Lloyd C. Gardner.

Latin America and Caribbean

Cuba in the American imagination: metaphor and the imperial ethos. By Louis A. Pérez Jr.

That infernal little Cuban republic: the United States and the Cuban revolution. By Lars Schoultz.
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Document Type: Book Review

Publication date: September 1, 2009

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