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Review – The Politics of Evasion

Review – The Politics of Evasion

A well-rounded, complex discussion that deconstructs many aspects of modern life in an accessible way, leaving the reader with more questions than answers.

Review – After Ethnic Conflict

Review – After Ethnic Conflict

An insightful account of persisting ethnic divisions in the power-sharing institutions and broader post-conflict political context of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia.

Review – Accommodating Rising Powers: Past, Present, and Future

Review – Accommodating Rising Powers: Past, Present, and Future

Among the many IR books that deal with accommodation of rising powers in a changing international system, T.V. Paul’s volume stands out and is a must-read.

Review – Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways

Review – Holy Ignorance: When Religion and Culture Part Ways

With philosophically rigourous analysis, Roy goes beyond the well-trod tropes of ‘radical Islam’ and pushes us to think outside of a ‘clash of civilizations’ paradigm.

Review – Turkey’s Kurdish Question: Discourse and Politics Since 1990

Review – Turkey’s Kurdish Question: Discourse and Politics Since 1990

A rich analysis of the discursive construction of the Kurdish question within the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT), US Congress, and European Parliament.

Review Feature – The Armenian Genocide

Review Feature – The Armenian Genocide

The Armenian Genocide is now rarely front page news, but it roils in the background as Turkey continues to struggle with its very large non-Turkish Muslim population.

Review – A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution

Review – A Hidden History of the Cuban Revolution

Drawing on exceptionally rare collections, Cushion’s revealing study is the first to place working people at the center of a political project forged in their name.

Review – The Arab World and Latin America

Review – The Arab World and Latin America

Although there is a certain level of dissonance and inconsistency between chapters, both policymakers and academics are likely to find valuable insights in this volume.

Review – Hybrid Warfare

Review – Hybrid Warfare

Despite the focus on Anglo-Saxon wars, this book illuminates a timely issue. Irrespective of discipline, scholars engaged in studying warfare will value this resource.

Review – Comparative Regionalism: Economics and Security

Review – Comparative Regionalism: Economics and Security

An informative, analytically rich and eloquent book which will appeal to those who are interested in connections between global, regional and domestic orders.

Review – Taiwan Straits: Crisis in Asia and the Role of the U.S. Navy

Review – Taiwan Straits: Crisis in Asia and the Role of the U.S. Navy

The strategic and operational value of the Taiwan Strait reaffirms that the continuation of cross-Strait peace and stability is vital to U.S. national interests.

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