Saturday, February 20, 2010

Book Reviews

This page presents a full listing of my reviews of books on history, economics, social science, security studies and international affairs, including those that took the form of a review essay, organized by topic.


Economics
"Dangerous Currents: The State of Economics, by Lester Thurow." Nader Elhefnawy September 30, 2013.

"The Crisis of Vision in Modern Economic Thought, by Robert Heilbroner and William Milberg." Nader Elhefnawy September 30, 2013.

"The New Industrial State, by John Kenneth Galbraith." Nader Elhefnawy October 16, 2012.

"The Affluent Society, by John Kenneth Galbraith." Nader Elhefnawy October 16, 2012.

"The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money by John Maynard Keynes." Nader Elhefnawy February 20, 2010.

"Freefall: America, Free Markets and the Sinking of the World Economy, by Joseph Stiglitz." Nader Elhefnawy February 20, 2010.

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Futurology
"Business Civilization in Decline, by Robert Heilbroner." Nader Elhefnawy June 11, 2013.

"The Final Fall: An Essay on the Decomposition of the Soviet Sphere, by Emmanuel Todd." Nader Elhefnawy October 2, 2011.

"The Next Decade: Where We've Been . . . And Where We're Going, by George Friedman." Nader Elhefnawy June 1, 2011.

"A Brief History of the Future: A Brave and Controversial Look at the Twenty-First Century, by Jacques Attali." Nader Elhefnawy August 3, 2010.

"The Rise of the Meritocracy, by Michael Young." Nader Elhefnawy August 1, 2009.

"The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century, by George Friedman." Nader Elhefnawy July 19, 2009.

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Military History and Science
"Gangs, Pseudo-Militaries and Other Modern Mercenaries by Max G. Manwaring." Joint Force Quarterly 67 (Oct. 2012), p. 109.

"Peter W. Singer's Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century." Strategic Insights 8.5 (Winter 2009/2010).

"Century of War: Politics, Conflict and Society Since 1914, by Gabriel Kolko." Nader Elhefnawy October 4, 2009.

"Rethinking Military History, by Jeremy Black." Nader Elhefnawy November 1, 2008.

"The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World, by General Rupert Smith." Strategic Insights 6.4 (June 2007).

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Political Science and International Relations
"The Politics of Rich and Poor, by Kevin Phillips." Nader Elhefnawy December 1, 2012.

"Pity the Billionaire, by Thomas Frank." Nader Elhefnawy March 3, 2012.

"Death of the Liberal Class, by Chris Hedges." Nader Elhefnawy February 4, 2012.

"After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order, by Emmanuel Todd." Nader Elhefnawy October 2, 2011.

"The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order, by Parag Khanna." Nader Elhefnawy April 19, 2011.

"A Review of The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization, by Thomas Homer-Dixon." Strategic Insights 6.1 (January 2007).

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Sociology
"White Collar: The American Middle Classes, by C. Wright Mills." Nader Elhefnawy March 30, 2012.

"The Final Fall: An Essay on the Decomposition of the Soviet Sphere, by Emmanuel Todd." Nader Elhefnawy October 2, 2011.

"The Power Elite, by C. Wright Mills." Nader Elhefnawy August 13, 2011.

"The Organization Man, by William H. Whyte." Nader Elhefnawy October 3, 2010.

"The Rise of the Meritocracy, by Michael Young." Nader Elhefnawy August 1, 2009.

"The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions, by Thorstein Veblen." Nader Elhefnawy January 19, 2009.

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