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Book Review: Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: Overcoming Intractability in Divided Societies, Transitional Justice

Nevin T. Aiken, Identity, Reconciliation and Transitional Justice: Overcoming Intractability in Divided Societies, Transitional Justice  Routledge, Oxon: 2013. ISBN: 978-0415628334, 280 p. Considering the disparate and interdisciplinary wealth of literature…
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Book Review: The Arab-Israeli Conflict in the Media: Producing Shared Memory and National Identity in the Global Television Era

In The Arab-Israeli Conflict in the Media: Producing Shared Memory and National Identity in the Global Television Era, Tamar Ashuri discusses the tensions between several forces such as nationalism and globalization; economic…
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Book Reviews: The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East; Islamic Finance and Law: Theory and Practice in a Globalized World

The relative economic decline of the Middle Eastern Moslem world after 1500 requires some explanation. Comparing Istanbul, or Cairo, and London or Paris at the turn of the 16th century would…
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Book Review:Thucydides on Strategy Athenian and Spartan Grand Strategies in the Peloponnesian War and Their Relevance Today

It is a common vice of some IR pundits to willingly imprison themselves in a safe so-called ‘conceptual framework’, thinking that they can then express what they want relevantly. Thus…
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