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  • Africa's Long Road Since Independenceby Keith Somerville

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 15.50

    'A superb book...genuinely innovative' Jack Spence OBE, King's College London Over the last half century, sub-Saharan Africa has not had one history, but many. Histories that have intertwined, converged and diverged. They have involved a continuing process of decolonization and state-building, conflict, economic problems but also progress and... more...

  • Debating Scotlandby Michael Keating

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    This book provides in-depth analysis of the main issues of the Scottish independence referendum campaign of 2014 and features extensive original survey research. more...

  • Constitutional Conflicts in Contemporary Malaysiaby H P Lee

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 94.99

    This book explores how the separation of powers doctrine in Malaysia has been adversely affected by a number of major constitutional conflicts among the various important organs of government. It concludes with the author's thoughts on the trajectory of constitutional development in Malaysia. more...

  • Nothing but a Circusby Daniel Levin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    'Brilliant observations on the anthropology of power. You will laugh aloud and you won't put it down' Daniel Kahneman In this eye-opening exploration of the human weaknesses for power, Daniel Levin takes us on a hilarious journey through the absurd world of our global elites, drawing unforgettable sketches of some of the puppets who stand guard,... more...

  • Voting Rights of Refugeesby Ruvi Ziegler; Guy S. Goodwin-Gill

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    A novel legal argument about the voting rights of refugees recognised in the 1951 Geneva Convention. more...

  • Building State Capabilityby Matt Andrews; Lant Pritchett; Michael Woolcock

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 54.99

    This book uses data to identify failures in efforts to build state capability in development, employs theory to explain why these failures are common and likely to persist, and builds on applied experience to offer a new approach to build state capability more effectively. more...

  • The Digitalization of Healthcareby Ian P. McLoughlin; Karin Garrety; Rob Wilson

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    This book explores two controversial examples of attempts to implement national shareable electronic health record systems. It explains why implementing electronic health records has been so fraught with difficulties and argues that the moral basis of recording and sharing health data needs to be re-thought. more...

  • SuperHubsby Sandra Navidi; Nouriel Roubini

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; Not Available

    FOREWORD BY NOURIEL ROUBINI SuperHubs is a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the global financial system and the powerful personal networks through which it is run, at the centre of which sit the Elites - the SuperHubs. Combining an insider's knowledge with principles of network science, Sandra Navidi offers a startling new perspective on... more...

  • Age of Angerby Pankaj Mishra

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    'This is the most astonishing, convincing, and disturbing book I've read in years' Joe Sacco 'Urgent, profound and extraordinarily timely...throws light on our contemporary predicament, when the neglected and dispossessed of the world have suddenly risen up to transform the world we thought we knew' John Banville How can we explain the origins... more...

  • Albert Speer: His Battle With Truthby Gitta Sereny

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.07

    ?A masterpiece . . . a contribution to the effort of recuperation of human dignity at the end of this atrocious century . . . This is the account Joan of Arc would have given if she had been charged with interrogating Faust? John Banville, Observer ?A remarkable new biography ? arguably the most important and certainly the most fascinating book... more...