Online Book Reviews

In keeping with our commitment to providing readers with timely online content, PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review makes all book reviews available online and on a rolling basis via the journal’s early view feature. It is accessible by clicking below:

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If you are interested in serving as a book reviewer for PoLAR, please consult our guidelines for reviewers.

Prior to 2016, PoLAR released online book reviews in the form of supplemental issues. Archived editions are available here:


1-Scott-165x1652014 Online Book Review Issue

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14716.jpg2011 Online Book Review Issue

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