Archived book reviews

Click the links through to Process North book reviews, now grouped into different categories.

The craft of mediation & good practice in conflict resolution: what causes social and political polarisation – and how to respond; solving management problems in America’s schools; attempts to dissuade young people from violence; the  work of Herbert C Kelman; and a collection on good practice when intervening in societal level conflicts

Understanding – and responding to – ‘extremism’: from Theodor Adorno to the EDL and the Identitarians, with considerations on methodology, theory and practice

Ideas & theory: on Hannah Arendt; ‘inclusive populism’, the difference between ‘bullshit and lies’; Ernesto Laclau’s ontology; and why some good people disagree with you

Places, identities, migrations: Multicultural society along the M62; Why we need to talk more about racism; Wacquant’s useful concepts; tackling racism in Scotland; immigration to Scotland; refugees in twentieth century literature; a critique of British immigration policy