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Book Review: A Future History of Water by Andrea Ballestero

In A Future History of Water, Andrea Ballestero explores the conflict between water as a human right and water as an […]

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    Long Read Review: The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power

Long Read Review: The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power

In The Education of an Idealist, Samantha Power offers a political memoir that traces her life story from her beginnings as […]

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    Book Review: Gender and Queer Perspectives on Brexit edited by Moira Dustin, Nuno Ferreira and Susan Millns

Book Review: Gender and Queer Perspectives on Brexit edited by Moira Dustin, Nuno Ferreira and Susan Millns

In Gender and Queer Perspectives on Brexit, editors Moira Dustin, Nuno Ferreira and Susan Millns bring together contributors to offer explicitly feminist […]

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    Book Review: Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point by Gyan Prakash

Book Review: Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point by Gyan Prakash

In Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point, Gyan Prakash challenges historiography that presents the Emergency of 1975-77 as […]

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    Book Review: The Ethics and Practice of Refugee Repatriation by Mollie Gerver

Book Review: The Ethics and Practice of Refugee Repatriation by Mollie Gerver

In The Ethics and Practice of Refugee Repatriation, Mollie Gerver focuses on the ethical dilemmas of repatriation, exploring a number of […]

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    Book Review: The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality by Katharina Pistor

Book Review: The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality by Katharina Pistor

In The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality, Katharina Pistor offers an expansive analysis of the construction […]

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    Book Review: Rethinking US Election Law: Unskewing the System by Steven Mulroy

Book Review: Rethinking US Election Law: Unskewing the System by Steven Mulroy

In Rethinking US Election Law: Unskewing the System, Steven Mulroy offers comprehensive considerations of arguments in favour of and against […]

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    Book Review: Stretching the Constitution: The Brexit Shock in Historic Perspective by Andrew Blick

Book Review: Stretching the Constitution: The Brexit Shock in Historic Perspective by Andrew Blick

In Stretching the Constitution: The Brexit Shock in Historic Perspective, Andrew Blick situates Brexit within the wider context of UK constitutional […]

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    Book Review: Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption: International Agreements as Products of Diffusion and Signals of Commitment by Mathis Lohaus

Book Review: Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption: International Agreements as Products of Diffusion and Signals of Commitment by Mathis Lohaus

In Towards a Global Consensus Against Corruption: International Agreements as Products of Diffusion and Signals of Commitment, Mathis Lohaus explores the similarities […]

Long Read Review: Carl Schmitt in and out of History

In this long read, Joshua Smeltzer reviews two recent books that return to the works of infamous political and legal theorist […]

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    Book Review: Scientists Under Surveillance: The FBI Files edited by JPat Brown et al

Book Review: Scientists Under Surveillance: The FBI Files edited by JPat Brown et al

In Scientists Under Surveillance: The FBI Files, editors JPat Brown et al bring together obtained FBI files to offer an […]

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    Book Review: For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on Iraq by Ayça Çubukçu

Book Review: For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on Iraq by Ayça Çubukçu

In For the Love of Humanity: The World Tribunal on Iraq, Ayça Çubukçu illustrates how different and sometimes colliding understandings of justice, human […]

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    Book Review: Palestine and Rule of Power: Local Dissent vs International Governance edited by Alaa Tartir and Timothy Seidel

Book Review: Palestine and Rule of Power: Local Dissent vs International Governance edited by Alaa Tartir and Timothy Seidel

In Palestine and Rule of Power: Local Dissent vs International Governance, Alaa Tartir and Timothy Seidel bring together contributors to explore […]

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    Book Review: International Law’s Objects edited by Jessie Hohmann and Daniel Joyce

Book Review: International Law’s Objects edited by Jessie Hohmann and Daniel Joyce

In International Law’s Objects, Jessie Hohmann and Daniel Joyce bring together a range of contributors to explore different objects that relate […]

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    Book Review: Aboriginal Peoples and the Law: A Critical Introduction by Jim Reynolds

Book Review: Aboriginal Peoples and the Law: A Critical Introduction by Jim Reynolds

In Aboriginal Peoples and the Law: A Critical Introduction, Jim Reynolds offers an excellent new encapsulation of Canadian Aboriginal law, discussing […]

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