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