Political & Social Science

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Is China trying to help or to dominate the world with its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)? Whatever its goals, will it succeed?

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“Fawcett displays an impressive knowledge of the thinkers and doers of . . . conservatism throughout modern history.”

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The Perfect Fascist has contemporary political relevance, as ultra-nationalist politics have gained traction in several western democracies.”

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Systemic Corruption: Constitutional Ideas for An Anti-Oligarchic Republic’s merit lies in its intellectual energy that the reade

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“Few other books reveal the fascinating inner journey that transformed Eleanor from an emotionally choked-off young woman into a mature leader who inspired millions.”

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Zakaria’s grasp of the big picture and his ability to channel such a wide narrative in a very readable format should be commended.”

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“should make everyone who reads it and was born after October 1962 extremely thankful to be alive . . .”

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Debora L. Spar’s new book, Work Mate Marry Love, appears urgent and timely.

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Incontrovertibly Philip Gefter did his homework when it came to writing about the lives, both professional and personal, of Richard Avedon.

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Vanguard serves both as a tocsin and an inspiring map forward if we are to protect voting rights for all.”

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“A recognition slowly arises that we are all in this together and the time for an awakening to that fact is now.”

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“O’Neill’s first book is a dazzling reminder that American racism is robust and virulent.”

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This compact but wide-ranging book provides an authoritative analysis of America’s retreat from the world under President Donald Trump.

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“Brian Stalter’s book explores the perfidious relationship between the president of the United States and Fox News, an affiliation that explains much about the catastrophe of Trump’s term i

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“for [Shokheid] the path is to listen deeply to the advocates—Israeli and Palestinian alike—and work trenchantly toward the radical center.

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The title echoes Virginia Woolf’s non-negotiable insistence that a woman writer needs a “room of one’s own,” and at the same time reflects one of the academic detours that Rita Colwell took when bl

“Anyone interested in Russia’s continuing undermining of the West, espionage, or simply a good thriller read should delve into this book.”

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Here is a book that will make your chest heavy with regret for what has been lost but also buoyant with hope that a brighter future can be achieved.

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“In Defense of Looting is a reflection on violence as a form of social protest that can lead to social change.”

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“Kerri Arsenault’s portrayal of the devastating impact of unregulated capitalism on the lives of poor, mainly dark-skinned people is a serious indictment of the American way.”

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“Lenz deftly skewers all of the stereotypes around pregnancy and motherhood in her wonderful, must-read Belabored: A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women.

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With November’s presidential election fast approaching, much attention is being given to white evangelical voters, the bedrock of Donald Trump’s electoral base—more so now, with the racial debate t

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