Political & Social Science

Reviewed by: 

“Thank you, Megan Rapinoe, for a book that is so courageously honest, thought-provoking, informative, and inspiring.

Reviewed by: 

“Cities truly have occupied a unique place in human history and civilization and this timely book certainly relates how cities have become so critically important to humanity’s rise.”

Reviewed by: 

“Guthrie, from what we learn, is part of a bigger picture, challenging the 'simple narrative' of individual freedom of expression."

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

“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.”

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

“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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

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.

Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

“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.”

Pages