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    Book Review: Reporting the EU: News, Media and the European Institutions by John Lloyd and Cristina Marconi

Book Review: Reporting the EU: News, Media and the European Institutions by John Lloyd and Cristina Marconi

Based on extensive interviews with EU correspondents, editors, and public relations executives, this book aims to reveal how the EU’s institutions are covered by the media. Ruth Garland writes that the authors provide a vivid picture of the EU from the point of view of the reporters trying to cover it.

Reporting the EU: News, Media and the European Institutions. […]

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    Book Review: Opting Out of the European Union: Diplomacy, Sovereignty and European Integration by Rebecca Adler-Nissen

Book Review: Opting Out of the European Union: Diplomacy, Sovereignty and European Integration by Rebecca Adler-Nissen

By developing a political sociology of European integration, Rebecca Adler-Nissen aims to show how everyday negotiations transform national interests into European ideals. Amani El Sehrawey finds the book to be a useful read for EU scholars who wish to further examine the issue of national opt outs.

Opting Out of the European Union: Diplomacy, Sovereignty and European Integration. Rebecca Adler-Nissen. […]

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    Book Review: Security in Cyberspace: Targeting Nations, Infrastructures, Individuals edited by Giampiero Giacomello

Book Review: Security in Cyberspace: Targeting Nations, Infrastructures, Individuals edited by Giampiero Giacomello

Giampiero Giacomello’s edited collection focuses on the concepts and empirical realities of cyberthreats to the nation state, and to the infrastructure and the individual. Patricia Hogwood finds the book to be a welcome addition to the still sparse academic literature on cybersecurity.

Security in Cyberspace: Targeting Nations, Infrastructures, Individuals. Giampiero Giacomello (editor). Bloomsbury Academic. 2014.

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    Book Revew: Islamic Movements of Europe: Public Religion and Islamophobia in the Modern World, edited by Frank Peter and Rafael Ortega

Book Revew: Islamic Movements of Europe: Public Religion and Islamophobia in the Modern World, edited by Frank Peter and Rafael Ortega

This collection presents a comprehensive guide to Islamic movements in Europe, aiming to offer original, definitive perspectives on Muslims and Islam in Europe today. Louise Pears finds this essential reading for policy makers and academics alike with an interest in Islam or Islamophobia.

Islamic Movements of Europe: Public Religion and Islamophobia in the Modern World. Edited by Frank Peter and […]

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    Book Review: Models of Democracy in Nordic and Baltic Europe: political institutions and discourse, edited by Nicholas Aylott

Book Review: Models of Democracy in Nordic and Baltic Europe: political institutions and discourse, edited by Nicholas Aylott

In this book, contributors aim to explore the possibility that some of the apparently successful institutional features of Nordic politics have influenced politics in the Baltic states, despite the considerable contextual differences between the two groups of countries. Harry Evans writes that given the lack of material on the adoption of the Nordic model in other countries, the book offers […]

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Book Review: Feminism and Men by Nikki Van Der Gaag

In this book, Nikki van der Gaag asks how feminism might improve the lives of men as well as women. Andria Christofidou writes that the book is a good starting point for anyone looking to get an overview of men’s involvement in feminist movements, and that more generally it will be useful for those with an interest in issues […]

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