Comment & Opinion - Review Archive

27 January 2020
‘One Planet’ Cities: Sustaining Humanity Within Planetary Limits by David Thorpe. London: Routledge 2019. 308 pp., £120 hardcover 9781138615090, £36.99 paperback 9781138615106…
17 December 2019
Richard McGregor’s Asia’s Reckoning: China, Japan and the Fate of US Power in the Pacific Century has, according to the numerous blurbs on the cover and comments on the Amazon,…
10 December 2019
The World’s Most Prestigious Prize: The Inside Story of the Nobel Peace Prize, by Geir Lundestad. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. 229 pp., £18.99 hardcover 9780198841876…
06 December 2019
Climate and Society: Transforming the Future by Robin Leichenko and Karen O’Brien. Cambridge: Polity Press 2019. 250 pp., £55 hardcover 9780745684383, £18.99 paperback…
04 December 2019
Branko Milanovic reviews Francis Fukuyama’s Political Order and Political Decay.   I have reviewed Francis Fukuyama’s The Origins of Political Order (OPO)…
26 September 2019
The New Arab Urban: Gulf Cities of Wealth, Ambition and Distress edited by Harvey Molotch and Davide Ponzini. New York: New York University Press, 2019. 368 pp., $89 hardcover…
17 September 2019
Save the Children’s José Manuel Roche has a book he wants you to read. So, it turns out that nowadays democracy seldom dies through violent coup d’état. More commonly (and…
22 August 2019
International Organizations and Global Civil Society: Histories of the Union of International Associations edited by Daniel Laqua, Wouter Van Acker, and Christophe Verbruggen.…
12 August 2019
The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties by Paul Collier. 2018. Penguin. ISBN: 0062748653   Paul Collier’s new book “The future of capitalism” is a very hard book to…
05 August 2019
The Politics of Terror by Erica Chenoweth and Pauline Moore. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018. 512 pp., £47.99 paperback 978-0-19-979566-6 Under the backdrop of…