Meet our Authors: Laura Finley and Matthew Johnson – April 2019

Laura and Matthew describe their experience of publishing their hugely socially important book Trumpism: The Politics of Gender in a Post-Propitious America with Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Laura Finley, PhD, is Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Barry University, USA. She is author, co-author, and editor of twenty books, as well as numerous book chapters and journal … Continue reading Meet our Authors: Laura Finley and Matthew Johnson – April 2019

Call for Submissions: “Trade Negotiations and Global Relations: Emerging Players and Actors”

Amidst highly anticipated outcomes from ongoing trade talks between US and China, Brexit negotiations outcomes, as well recently concluded NAFTA negotiations, the atmosphere surrounding global trade relations could not be more highly charged. This volume not only illustrates how the changing face, landscape and scene of political economy and international trade relations are significantly impacting … Continue reading Call for Submissions: “Trade Negotiations and Global Relations: Emerging Players and Actors”

Book Review: ‘And there’ll be NO dancing’: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia since 2007

'And there'll be NO dancing': Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia since 2007 has been reviewed in the the Pacific Journalism Review by Dr Bonita Mason of Curtin University, Perth. A sharp and incisive review, it is available here (requires subscription), and an indicative excerpt is below: "The 14 chapters present a well-structured, readable and compre­hensive collection of … Continue reading Book Review: ‘And there’ll be NO dancing’: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia since 2007

Book Announcement: Agrarian Capitalism and the Development of the Coffee Industry in Colonial Zimbabwe: 1900-1980

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Agrarian Capitalism and the Development of the Coffee Industry in Colonial Zimbabwe: 1900-1980 by Takesure Taringana. This book analyses the development of the coffee sector in colonial Zimbabwe within the broader context of agrarian capitalism in settler economies. It unpacks the central philosophy of statecraft … Continue reading Book Announcement: Agrarian Capitalism and the Development of the Coffee Industry in Colonial Zimbabwe: 1900-1980

Book Announcement: Emerging Europe and the Great Recession

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Emerging Europe and the Great Recession by Daniel Dăianu. This volume adds to the existing literature on the Great Recession and the variety of current troubles in the European Union by providing the views of someone who has been in the trenches at national and … Continue reading Book Announcement: Emerging Europe and the Great Recession

Book review: Behind the Words: The FCO, Hegemonolingualism and the End of Britain’s Freedom

In this book, the author laments the decline of the use of Standard English in the Foreign Office in the quest for diversity or the misapprehension that it is somehow connected to ‘class’. Using original texts, the book demonstrates how FCO English has deteriorated in the last thirty years, owing to a combination of political … Continue reading Book review: Behind the Words: The FCO, Hegemonolingualism and the End of Britain’s Freedom

Three treatises by William Mallinson

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Association's Password magazine has published a short overview of William Mallinson's three 2016 books with us: Thrice a Stranger: Penelope’s Eastern Mediterranean Odyssey, Kissinger and the Invasion of Cyprus: Diplomacy in the Eastern Mediterranean, and The Threat of Geopolitics to International Relations: Obsession with the Heartland. All three books were released in paperback in … Continue reading Three treatises by William Mallinson

Book Review: An Anatomy of an English Radical Newspaper

What is a newspaper? What are the different roles that newspapers have played in the past and what role(s) should they play today? Recent changes in the media landscape have led to a renewed interest in these questions. But the English term newspaper has always been somewhat misleading. The French term journal is suggestive of a unit of time … Continue reading Book Review: An Anatomy of an English Radical Newspaper

“When Courts do Politics”

The book ploughs through the complex issues relating judicial struggles over sexual and gender-based discrimination, social justice and poverty and the adjudication of presidential elections in East Africa. Marxist literature makes a distinction between the “base” of a socio-political entity like a nation-state and its “superstructure”. To put it simply, the "base" comprises the economy … Continue reading “When Courts do Politics”

Book Review: Political Philosophy in Motion *.mkv

Codifying the title by analogy with site web media, with a code-breaking asterisk which suggests paratextual elements (footnote or annotation) or the extension of mkv files, Viorella Manolache has already moved inside a generic mix of multi-media associations, which, unlike the vertical linkage of hypertexts, generate a horizontally embedded sequence of images set in motion … Continue reading Book Review: Political Philosophy in Motion *.mkv