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The London Review of International Law welcomes review essays. These may comprise critical explorations of one or more new publications, or of older texts reconsidered in the light of new publications. They may be structured, for example, around particular scholars, concepts, historical moments or events. The London Review seeks in particular to publish cross-disciplinary essays. These may be readings of non-law publications relevant to international law or international law texts read in conjunction with writings from other disciplines (history, economics, biography, literature). All reviews will be double blind peer-reviewed. The London Review does not publish short-length book reviews.

A list of books for which we are currently seeking review essays follows, clustered in illustrative selections: authors may suggest other groupings or books not listed here.

Review essays should ordinarily be no more than 10,000 words and no fewer than 5,000. They should sent to reviews@lril.net. Please follow the instructions for authors provided on the London Review website.

I.

Fleur Johns, Non-Legality in International Law: Unruly Law (Cambridge UP, February 2013). ISBN 9781107014015

Shaunnagh Dorsett, Shaun McVeigh, Jurisdiction (Routledge-Cavendish, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-47165-7

II.

Amanda Perry-Kessaris (ed.), Socio-Legal Approaches to International Economic Law: Text - Context - Subtext (Routledge 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-51016-5

Sarah Joseph, Blame it on the WTO? A Human Rights Critique (Oxford UP, 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-968976-7

Sonia E. Rolland, Development at the WTO (Oxford UP, 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-968227-0

III

Andrew Guzman, Overheated. The Human Cost of Climate Change (Oxford UP, 2013).
Harald Welzer, Climate Wars: What People Will Be Killed For in the 21st Century (Polity 2012). ISBN: 9780745651453
Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, Poverty and the International Economic Legal System (Cambridge UP, 2013).
Gavin Bridge and Philippe Le Billon, Oil (Polity, 2012). ISBN: 9780745649269

IV

Andrew Guzman, Overheated. The Human Cost of Climate Change (Oxford UP, 2013).
Harald Welzer, Climate Wars: What People Will Be Killed For in the 21st Century (Polity 2012). ISBN: 9780745651453
Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, Poverty and the International Economic Legal System (Cambridge UP, 2013).
Gavin Bridge and Philippe Le Billon, Oil (Polity, 2012). ISBN: 9780745649269

V

Emmanuelle Jouannet, Gina Bellande, Robert Howse, Vattel and the Emergence of Classic International Law (Hart, 2013). ISBN 9781841136912

Ian Duncanson, Historiography - Empire and the Rule of Law: Imagined Constitutions - Remembered Legalities (Routledge, 2013). ISBN 978-0-415-72017-5

Emmanuelle Jouannet, The Liberal-Welfarist Law of Nations (Cambridge UP, 2012). ISBN 978 1107018945

VI

Günther Handl, Joachim Zekoll and Peer Zumbansen, Beyond Territoriality: Transnational Legal Authority in an Age of Globalization (Brill / Martinus Nijhoff, October 2012). ISBN 978 90 04 18647 7

Gary Chartier, Anarchy and Legal Order: Law and Politics for a Stateless Society (Cambridge UP, January 2013). ISBN-13: 9781107032286

Burns H. Weston, David Bollier, Green Governance: Ecological Survival, Human Rights, and the Law of the Commons (Cambridge UP, February 2013). ISBN-13: 9781107034365

Carlo Panara and Gary Wilson, The Arab Spring: New Patterns for Democracy and International Law (Brill -- Martinus Nijhoff, February 2013). ISBN 978 90 04 23041 5

VII

Rosi Braidotti, Patrick Hanafin, Bolette Blaagaard, After Cosmopolitanism (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-62381-0

Jan Klabbers, Touko Piiparinen (eds.), Normative Pluralism and International Law: Exploring Global Governance (Cambridge UP, 2013). ISBN 9781107036222

Roland Pierik, Wouter Werner (eds), Cosmopolitanism in Context: Perspectives from International Law and Political Theory (Cambridge UP, 2013). ISBN 9781107693098

Stephen Gill, Claire Cutler (eds), New Constitutionalism and World Order (Cambridge UP, 2014). ISBN 9781107053694

Mark Mazower, Governing the World (Penguin, 2012). ISBN 9781594203497

VIII

Rein Müllerson, Regime Change From Democratic Peace Theories to Forcible Regime Change (Brill / Martinus Nijhoff, March 2013). ISBN 978 90 04 23230 3

Artemy Kalinovsky, A Long Goodbye: The Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan (Harvard UP, 2011). ISBN 978 0 674 05866 8

Diana Preston, The Dark Defile: Britain’s Catastrophic Invasion of Afghanistan 1838-42 (Walker, 2012). ISBN 978 0 8027 7982 3

IX

Andreas Philipopolous-Mihalopolous, Law and Ecology: New Environmental Foundations (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-62878-5

Yoriko Otomo, Edward Mussawir (eds), Law and the Question of the Animal: A Critical Jurisprudence (Routledge, 2013). ISBN 978-0-415-68350-0

Jan G. Laitos, The Right of Nonuse (Oxford UP, 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-999078-8

X [3 or 4 of the following]

Kelly Gates, Our Biometric Future: Facial Recognition Technology and the Culture of Surveillance (NYU Press, 2011). ISBN 978 0 8147 3210 6

Simon Chesterman, One Nation Under Surveillance: A New Social Contract to Defend Freedom Without Sacrificing Liberty (Oxford UP, 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-967495-4

Mireille Hildebrandt, Katja de Vries (eds), Privacy - Due Process and the Computational Turn (Routledge, 2013). ISBN 978-0-415-64481-5
Mireille Hildebrandt, Antoinette Rouvroy, Law - Human Agency and Autonomic Computing (Routledge, 2013). ISBN 978-0-415-72015-1

Bill D. Herman, The Fight over Digital Rights: The Politics of Copyright and Technology (Cambridge UP, April 2013). ISBN-13: 9781107015975

Heather Widdows, The Connected Self: The Ethics and Governance of the Genetic Individual (Cambridge UP, December 2012). ISBN-13: 9781107008601

XI

Mark Mazetti, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth (Penguin Putnam, 2013). ISBN 978-1594204807

A.T. Williams, A Very British Killing: The Death of Baha Mousa (Jonathan Cape, 2012). ISBN: 978-0224096881

Clement Fatovic, Benjamin A. Kleinerman, Extra-Legal Power and Legitimacy Perspectives on Prerogative (Oxford UP, 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-996553-3

XII

Helen Tilley, Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950 (Chicago UP, 2011). ISBN 978 0 226 80347 0

Jenny S. Martinez, The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law (Oxford UP, 2012). ISBN 9780195391626

Mario Vargas Llosa, The Dream of the Celt: A Novel (Farrar, 2012). ISBN: 978-0374143466

XIII

Jin-Hyun Paik, Seok-Woo Lee, Kevin Y L Tan (eds.), Asian Approaches to International Law and the Legacy of Colonialism and Imperialism: The Law of the Sea, Territorial Disputes and International Dispute Settlement (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 9780415679787

Rachel E. Stern, Environmental Litigation in China: A Study in Political Ambivalence (Cambridge UP, 2013). ISBN-13: 9781107020023

XIV

Kevin Jon Heller, The Nuremberg Military Tribunals and the Origins of International Criminal Law (Oxford UP, October 2012). ISBN 978-0-19-966816-8

Harold James, Krupp: A History of the Legendary German Firm (Princeton UP, 2012). ISBN 978 0 691 15340 7

Augustine Brannigan, Beyond the Banality of Evil: Criminology and Genocide (Oxford UP, 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-967462-6

XV

David Graeber, Debt: The First 5000 Years (Melville House, 2011). ISBN 978 1 933633 86 2

Michael Sandel, What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets (Allen Lane, 2012). ISBN 978 1 84614 471 4

Philip Coggan, Paper Promises: Money, Debt and the New World Order (Allen Lane 2011). ISBN 978 1 84614 510 0

XVI [3 or 4 of the following]

Thomas Risse, Stephen C. Ropp, Kathryn Sikkink, The Persistent Power of Human Rights (Cambridge UP, February 2013). ISBN-13: 9781107609365

Hersch Lauterpacht, An International Bill of the Rights of Man (Oxford UP, 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-966782-6

Conor Gearty, Costas Douzinas, The Cambridge Companion to Human Rights Law (Cambridge UP, November 2012). ISBN-13: 9781107602359

Malcolm Langford, Wouter Vandenhole, Martin Scheinin, Willem van Genugten, Global Justice, State Duties: The Extraterritorial Scope of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law (Cambridge UP, December 2012). ISBN-13: 9781107012776

Marko Milanovic, Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties Law, Principles, and Policy (Oxford UP, April 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-968225-6

XVII

Michael B. Gerrard, Gregory E. Wannier, Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate (Cambridge UP, April 2013), ISBN-13: 9781107025769

Jane McAdam, Climate Change, Forced Migration and International Law (Oxford UP, 2012). ISBN 978-0199587087

Jeremy Hardy, Border Vigils: Keeping Migrants Out of the Rich World (Verso, 2012). ISBN 978 78168 063 6

Brian Opeskin et al, Foundations of International Migration Law (Cambridge UP, Sept 2012). ISBN 978 1107608358

XVIII

Jacqueline Mowbray, Linguistic Justice: International Law and Language Policy (Oxford UP, November 2012). ISBN 9780199646616

Andrei Marmor and Scott Soames (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of Language in the Law (Oxford UP, January 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-967370-4

Conor Gearty, Costas Douzinas, The Cambridge Companion to Human Rights Law (Cambridge UP, November 2012). ISBN-13: 9781107602359

Malcolm Langford, Wouter Vandenhole, Martin Scheinin, Willem van Genugten, Global Justice, State Duties: The Extraterritorial Scope of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law (Cambridge UP, December 2012). ISBN-13: 9781107012776

Marko Milanovic, Extraterritorial Application of Human Rights Treaties Law, Principles, and Policy (Oxford UP, April 2013). ISBN 978-0-19-968225-6

XIX

Laurent de Sutter (ed.), Althusser and Law (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-51718-8

Jonathan Sperber, Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life (W.W. Norton, 2013). ISBN 978-0871404671

Matthew Stone, Illan Wall, Costas Douzinas, New Critical Legal Thinking: Law and the Political (Birkbeck Law Press, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-61957-8

XX

Lavinia Stan, Transitional Justice in Post-Communist Romania: The Politics of Memory (Cambridge UP, January 2013). ISBN-13: 9781107020535

Yves Dezalay, Bryant Garth (eds), Lawyers and the Construction of Transnational Justice (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-82396-8

XXI

Jothie Rajah, Authoritarian Rule of Law: Legislation, Discourse and Legitimacy in Singapore (Cambridge UP, 2012). ISBN 9781107634169

Yves Dezalay, Bryant Garth, Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-62876-1

Michael Zurn, Andre Nollkaemper, Randy Peerenboom, Rule of Law Dynamics In an Era of International and Transnational Governance (Cambridge UP, September 2012). ISBN-13: 9781107024717

XXII

Janet McLean, Searching for the State in British Legal Thought: Competing Conceptions of the Public Sphere (Cambridge UP, October 2012). ISBN-13: 9781107022485

David Dyzenhaus, Thomas Poole, Hobbes and the Law (Cambridge UP, August 2012). ISBN-13: 9781107022751

Kimberley Brownlee, Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience (Oxford UP, October 2012). ISBN 978-0-19-959294-4

XXIII

Jothie Rajah, Authoritarian Rule of Law: Legislation, Discourse and Legitimacy in Singapore (Cambridge UP, 2012). ISBN 9781107634169

Yves Dezalay, Bryant Garth, Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-62876-1

Michael Zurn, Andre Nollkaemper, Randy Peerenboom, Rule of Law Dynamics In an Era of International and Transnational Governance (Cambridge UP, September 2012). ISBN-13: 9781107024717

XXIV

Reut Yael Paz, A Gateway between a Distant God and a Cruel World The Contribution of Jewish German-Speaking Scholars to International Law (Brill / Martinus Nijhoff, October 2012). ISBN 978 90 04 22873 3

Malgosia Fitzmaurice and Christian J. Tams (eds.), Legacies of the Permanent Court of International Justice (Brill /Martinus Nijhoff, Feb 2013). ISBN 978 90 04 24493 1

XXV

Kyle McGee, Bruno Latour: The Normativity of Networks (Routledge, 2013). ISBN 978-0-415-68348-7

Bruno Latour, On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods (Duke UP, 2011). ISBN 978 0 8223 4825 2

Chris Butler, Henri Lefebvre, Spatial Politics - Everyday Life and the Right to the City (Routledge-Cavendish, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-45967-9

And also …

Jacqueline Peel, Science and Risk Regulation in International Law (Cambridge UP, 2013), 9781107625334

Ben Golder, Re-reading Foucault: On Law - Power and Rights (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-67353-2

James Harrison, Making the Law of the Sea: A Study in the Development of International Law (Cambridge UP, 2013). ISBN 9781107668737

Caroline E. Foster, Science and the Precautionary Principle in International Courts and Tribunals: Expert Evidence, Burden of Proof and Finality (Cambridge UP, 2013). ISBN 9781107669031

Mariano Croce, Andrea Salvatore, The Legal Theory of Carl Schmitt (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-68349-4

Desmond Manderson, Kangaroo Courts and the Rule of Law: The Legacy of Modernism (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-59827-9

Eric Heinze, The Concept of Injustice (Routledge, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-52441-4

Mark Harrison, Contagion: How Commerce Has Spread Disease (Yale UP, 2013). ISBN 9780300123579

Duncan French (ed.), Statehood and Self-Determination: Reconciling Tradition and Modernity in International Law (Cambridge UP, 2013). ISBN 9781107029330

Thane Gustafson, Wheel of Fortune: The Battle for Oil and Power in Russia (Harvard UP, 2012). ISBN 9780674066472

Ruth Buchanan, Stewart Motha, Sundhya Pahuja (eds), Reading Modern Law: Critical Methodologies and Sovereign Formations (Routledge-Cavendish, 2012). ISBN 978-0-415-56854-8

George Meszaros, Social Movements - Law and the Politics of Land Reform: Lessons from Brazil (Routledge-Cavendish, 2013). ISBN 978-0-415-47771-0

Guglielmo Verdirame, The UN and Human Rights: Who Guards the Guardians? (Cambridge, 2013). ISBN 9781107617476

Kate Parlett, The Individual in the International Legal System: Continuity and Change in International Law (Cambridge UP, 2013). ISBN 9781107610545

Joshua Bloom, Waldo Martin, Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party (University of California Press, 2013). ISBN 9780520271852