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International Relations theory

Political evil in a global age: Hannah Arendt and international theory. By Patrick Hayden.

International law, human rights and ethics

Means to an end: U.S. interest in the International Criminal Court. By Lee Feinstein and Tod Lindberg.

International organization and foreign policy

Regional leadership in the global system: ideas, interests and strategies of regional powers. Edited by Daniel Flemes.

New powers: how to become one and how to manage them. By Amrita Narlikar.

Conflict, security and defence *

The worst-kept secret: Israel's bargain with the bomb. By Avner Cohen.

A skeptic's case for nuclear disarmament. By Michael O'Hanlon.

Governance, civil society and cultural politics

The globalization of surveillance. By Armand Mattelart.

Diaspora and transnationalism: concepts, theories and methods. Edited by Rainer Bauböck and Thomas Faist.

Political economy, economics and development

Just give money to the poor: the development revolution from the global South. By Joseph Hanlon, Armando Barrientos and David Hulme.

Energy, resources and environment

Challenged by carbon: the oil industry and climate change. By Bryan Lovell.

The biofuel delusion. By Mario Giampietro and Kozo Mayumi.

Food versus fuel: an informed introduction to biofuels. Edited by Frank Rosillo-Calle and Francis X. Johnson.

Global energy governance in a multipolar world. By Dries Lesage, Thijs Van de Graaf and Kristen Westphal.


The Kaiser's holocaust: Germany's forgotten genocide and the colonial roots of Nazism. By David Olusoga and Casper W. Erichsen.

A century of revolution: insurgent and counterinsurgent violence during Latin America's long Cold War. Edited by Greg Grandin and Gilbert M. Joseph.

Latin America's Cold War. By Hal Brands.

America's Cold War: the politics of insecurity. By Campbell Craig and Fredrik Logevall.


A community of Europeans? Transnational identities and public spheres. By Thomas Risse.

The EU presence in international organizations. Edited by Spyros Blavoukos and Dimitris Bourantonis.

Russia and Eurasia

Lonely power: why Russia has failed to become the West and the West is weary of Russia. By Lilya Shevtsova.

The Black Sea region and EU policy: the challenge of divergent agendas. Edited by Karen Henderson and Carol Weaver.

Key players and regional dynamics in Eurasia: the return of the ‘Great Game’. Edited by Maria Raquel Freire and Roger E. Kanet.

Middle East and North Africa

Egypt on the brink: from Nasser to Mubarak. By Tarek Osman.

War and memory in Lebanon. By Sune Haugbolle.

Beirut. By Samir Kassir.

Palestine betrayed. By Efraim Karsh.

Encyclopaedia of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, vols I–III. Edited by Cheryl A. Rubenberg.

Sub-Saharan Africa

My Nigeria: five decades of independence. By Peter Cunliffe-Jones.

Informal institutions and citizenship in rural Africa: risk and reciprocity in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. By Lauren M. MacLean.

South Asia

India's nuclear debate: exceptionalism and the bomb. By Priyanjali Malik.

The other war: winning and losing in Afghanistan. By Ronald E. Neumann.

Afghanistan: a cultural and political history. By Thomas Barfield.

East Asia and Pacific

Accepting authoritarianism: state-society relations in China's reform era. By Teresa Wright.

Mao Zedong and China in the twentieth-century world: a concise history. By Rebecca E. Karl.

China today, China tomorrow: domestic politics, economy and society. Edited by Joseph Fewsmith.

China and India in the age of globalization. By Shalendra D. Sharma.

Friends and enemies: the past, present and future of the Communist Party of China. By Kerry Brown.

North America

The myth of American exceptionalism. By Godfrey Hodgson.

Neoconservatism and the new American century. By Maria Ryan.

The irony of manifest destiny: the tragedy of America's foreign policy. By William Pfaff.

Latin America and Caribbean

The Bachelet government: conflict and consensus in post-Pinochet Chile. Edited by Silvia Borzutzky and Gregory B. Weeks.

What if Latin America ruled the world? How the South will take the North into the 22nd century. By Oscar Guardiola-Rivera.
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Document Type: Book Review

Publication date: March 1, 2011

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