Reviews & notes on recent books

We’ve published a range of book reviews, now grouped into different categories.

The craft of mediation & good practice in conflict resolution: solving management problems in America’s schools; attempts by non-profit organisations to dissuade young people in Los Angeles from violence; the life and 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

Ideas & theory: consideration of Cassam, Arendt, Laclau and Haidt

Places, identities, migrations: Wacquant’s useful concepts; tackling racism in Scotland; immigration to Scotland; refugees in twentieth century literature

We also publish short reviews and composite pieces on our ‘booknotes’ page – click here.