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    Book Review: Bargaining with a Rising India: Lessons from the Mahabharata by Amrita Narlikar and Aruna Narlikar

Book Review: Bargaining with a Rising India: Lessons from the Mahabharata by Amrita Narlikar and Aruna Narlikar

The need to negotiate effectively with India is only growing as its power rises, and in the literature on […]

Book Review: How to Speak Money by John Lanchester

John Lanchester, the bestselling author of Capital and Whoops!, aims to decode the global language of money for all of us,  in an […]

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    Book Review: The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity by Max Haiven and Alex Khasnabish

Book Review: The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity by Max Haiven and Alex Khasnabish

What is to be done in the face of crisis, when the very trope of crisis curtails our ability […]

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    Book Review: Feminist Edges of the Qur’an by Aysha A Hidayatullah

Book Review: Feminist Edges of the Qur’an by Aysha A Hidayatullah

Aysha A. Hidayatullah offers the first comprehensive examination of contemporary feminist Qur’anic interpretation, exploring its dynamic challenges to Islamic […]

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    Book Review: Sing The Rage: Listening to Anger After Mass Violence by Sonali Chakravarti

Book Review: Sing The Rage: Listening to Anger After Mass Violence by Sonali Chakravarti

What is the relationship between anger and justice, especially when so much of our moral education has taught us […]

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    Book Review: Transnationalizing the Public Sphere by Nancy Fraser et al.

Book Review: Transnationalizing the Public Sphere by Nancy Fraser et al.

Is Habermas’ concept of the public sphere still relevant in an age of globalization, when the transnational flows of […]

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    Book Review: The Misguided Search for the Political by Lois McNay

Book Review: The Misguided Search for the Political by Lois McNay

In The Misguided Search for the Political, Lois McNay argues that some theories of radical democracy tend to rely […]

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    Book Review: Heidegger and the Media by David Gunkel and Paul A. Taylor

Book Review: Heidegger and the Media by David Gunkel and Paul A. Taylor

Martin Heidegger has been largely ignored within communications studies, but this book aims to show the relevance of his […]

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    Book Review: Stories of Cosmopolitan Belonging: Emotion and Location by Hannah Jones and Emma Jackson

Book Review: Stories of Cosmopolitan Belonging: Emotion and Location by Hannah Jones and Emma Jackson

Stories of Cosmopolitan Belonging brings together work from cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholars researching home, migration and belonging, using their original research […]

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    Book Review: The Muslims Are Coming! Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror by Arun Kundnani

Book Review: The Muslims Are Coming! Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror by Arun Kundnani

The Muslims Are Coming! contains a wealth of research into and analysis of particular cases of counter terrorist activity and […]

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    Book Review: Demanding the Impossible by Slavoj Žižek and Young-june Park

Book Review: Demanding the Impossible by Slavoj Žižek and Young-june Park

Based on live interviews, this book aims to capture Slavoj Žižek at his irrepressible best, elucidating such topics as the uprisings […]

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    Book Review: The Second Arab Awakening and the Battle for Pluralism by Marwan Muasher

Book Review: The Second Arab Awakening and the Battle for Pluralism by Marwan Muasher

In this book Marwan Muasher proposes a broad analysis and assessment of the Arab Spring, calling on the West to rethink political […]

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    Book Review: The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theory by John W. Lango

Book Review: The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theory by John W. Lango

Just war theory exists to stop armies and countries from using armed force without good cause. But how can […]