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Review Essays

Page #   Review Essay
160-164   What Can a Micro-level View Tell Us About Plurinational Bolivia?
Maureen Heffern Ponicki
165-169   Varieties of Control in Southeast and East Asia
Michael G. Vann

Book Reviews

Page #   Book Review
170-171   Alan Warde. Consumption: a sociological analysis. New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Reviewed by Maximiliano E Korstanje
172-174   Snyder, Scott A. South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.
Reviewed by Brian B. Arendt
175-178   Huddleston, Vicki. Our Woman in Havana. New York: The Overlook Press, 2018
Reviewed by Ọláyọkù Philip Adémóḷá
179-181   Gary Chi-hung Luk (Ed.). From a British to a Chinese Colony? Hong Kong before and after the 1997 Handover. Berkeley, CA: Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California Press, 2017.
Reviewed by Matthew Galway
182-184   Adam Mayer. Naija Marxisms: Revolutionary Thought in Nigeria. London: Pluto Press, 2016.
Reviewed by John Olushola Magbadelo
185-187   John N. Paden. Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria. Zaria, Nigeria, Huda Huda Publishing Company, 2016.
Reviewed by John Olushola Magbadelo
188-189   Gordon Mathews with Linessa Dan Lin and Yang Yang. The World in Guangzhou: Africans and Other Foreigners in South China’s Global Marketplace. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Reviewed by Jiangnan Li
190-191   Kathleen M. Millar. Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018.
Reviewed by Daniel Ervin
192-193   Madawi Al-Rasheed (Ed.). Salman’s Legacy: The Dilemmas of a New Era in Saudi Arabia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Reviewed by Nima Baghdadi
194-196   Gunther Schlee and Alexander Horstmann. Difference and Sameness as Modes of Integration: Anthropological Perspectives on Ethnicity and Religion. New York: Berghahn, 2018.
Reviewed by Tarique Niazi
197-199   Braithwaite, John and D’Costa, Bina. Cascades of Violence: War, Crime and Peacebuilding Across South Asia. Canberra: The Australian National University, 2018.
Reviewed by Lorna Q. Israel
200-202   Alam, S.M. Shamsul. Governmentality and Counter-Hegemony in Bangladesh. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Reviewed by Tarique Niazi
203-205   Riggs, Thomas (Ed.). Legal Issues Across the Globe, Volume 1. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, A Cengage Agency, 2018.
Reviewed by Tarique Niazi
206-208   Naomí Ramírez Díaz. The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria: The Democratic Option of Islamism. New York: Routledge, 2018.
Reviewed by Aliaksandr Filipau
209-213   Mira Lee Manickam. Just Enough: A Journey into Thailand’s Troubled South. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2013.
Reviewed by Amporn Marddent and Thassanee Thasrabiab
214-216   Bucar, Elizabeth. Pious Fashion—How Muslim Women Dress. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017.
Reviewed by Christina Pomianek
217-218   Iokibe, Makoto. (Ed.). Minohara, Tosh. (Trans.). The History of US-Japan Relations: From Perry to the Present. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Reviewed by Wayne E. Arnold
219-220   Becker, Marc. The FBI in Latin America: The Ecuador Files. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017.
Reviewed by Theodore W. Cohen
221-223   Hancock, Landon E. and Mitchell, Christopher (Eds.). Local Peacebuilding and Legitimacy: Interactions Between National and Local Levels. Routledge: London & New York, 2018.
Reviewed by Autumn Cockrell-Abdullah
224-226   Akimoto, Daisuke. The Abe Doctrine: Japan’s Proactive Pacifism and Security Strategy. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Reviewed by Marta McLellan Ross
227-228   Bajoghli, Narges and Moosavi, Amir (Eds.). Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran. Routledge: London & New York, 2018.
Reviewed by Autumn Cockrell-Abdullah
229-231   Wang, Xiying. Gender, Dating, and Violence in Urban China. New York: Routledge, 2017.
Reviewed by Emily Chao
232-234   Ali, Muna. Young Muslim America: Faith, Community, and Belonging. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.
Reviewed by el-Sayed el-Aswad
235-237   Miyagi, Taizo. Japan’s Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia: Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia (Hanabusa Midora, Trans.). New York and London: Routledge, 2017.
Reviewed by Ikedinachi Ayodele Power Wogu
238-240   Elshayyal, Khadijah. Muslim Identity Politics: Islam, Activism and Equality in Britain. London: I. B. Tauris, 2018.
Reviewed by Gennaro Errichiello
241-243   Beetz, Simone. External Democracy Promotion and Diversity Among International Agencies: Evaluating Variances in the Impact of the UNDP and EC in Rwanda. Opladen, Berlin and Toronto: Budrich UniPress Ltd., 2017.
Reviewed by A. Peter Castro
244-247   Das, Raju. Marxist Class Theory For a Skeptical World. Chicago: Haymarket, 2018.
Reviewed by Tarique Niazi
248-249   Powers, John & Vikram Khanna. The Future of the Economy. East-West Perspectives on Pathways through Disruption. London and New York: Routledge, 2019.
Reviewed by Michele F. Fontefrancesco
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