2015 Online Book Reviews

Publication of online reviews reflects PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review’s commitment to providing timely open-access book reviews. The 2015 Online Book Review Issue contains thirteen reviews:

1-DemetriouCapriciousCapricious Borders: Minority, Population, and Counter-Conduct Between Greece and Turkey (Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2013)

Author: Olga Demetriou
Reviewer: Othon Alexandrakis

Information on the Berghahn Books Website

2-Things-Fall-ApartThings Fall Apart? The Political Ecology of Forest Governance in Southern Nigeria (Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2013)

Author: Pauline von Hellermann
Reviewer: Jeremy M. Campbell

Information on the Berghahn Books Website

3-Mediating-the-GlobalMediating the Global: Expatria’s Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013)

Author: Heather Hindman
Reviewer: Kimberly Coles

Information on the Stanford University Press Website

4-Elusive-UnityElusive Unity: Factionalism and the Limits of Identity Politics in Yucatán, Mexico (Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2013)

Author: Fernando Armstrong-Fumero
Reviewer: Juliet S. Erazo

Information on the University Press of Colorado Website

5-Buying-Into-Fair-TradeBuying Into Fair Trade: Culture, Morality, and Consumption (New York: NYU Press, 2013)

Author: Keith R. Brown
Reviewer: Josh Fisher

Information on the NYU Press Website

6-Loyal-Unto-DeathLoyalty Unto Death: Trust and Terror in Revolutionary Macedonia (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013)

Author: Keith Brown
Reviewer: Sami Hermez

Information on the Indiana University Press Website

Maya After War.inddMaya after War: Conflict, Power, and Politics in Guatemala (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013)

Author: Jennifer L. Burrell
Reviewer: Shirley Heying

Information on the University of Texas Press Website

8-KingfisherPolicyA Policy Travelogue: Tracing Welfare Reform in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Canada (Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2013)

Author: Catherine Kingfisher
Reviewer: Tina Lee

Information on the Berghahn Books Website

9-War-in-WorcesterWar in Worcester: Youth and the Apartheid State (New York: Fordham University Press, 2013)

Author: Pamela Reynolds
Reviewer: Emily Margaretten

Information on the Fordham University Press Website

10-Space-of-DetentionSpace of Detention: The Making of a Transnational Gang Crisis (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011)

Author: Elana Zilberg
Reviewer: Richard Perry

Information on the Duke University Press Website

11-Reclaimin-BasqueReclaiming Basque: Language, Nation, and Cultural Activism (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2012)

Author: Jacqueline Urla
Reviewer: Diane Riskedahl

Information on the University of Nevada Press Website

12-My-Voice-is-My-WeaponMy Voice Is My Weapon: Music, Nationalism, and the Poetics of Palestinian Resistance (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013)

Author: David A. McDonald
Reviewer: Shayna M. Silverstein

Information on the Duke University Press Website

13-On-the-Doorstep-of-EuropeOn the Doorstep of Europe: Asylum and Citizenship in Greece (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014)

Author: Heath Cabot
Reviewer: Julie Kleinman

Information on the University of Pennsylvania Press Website