Reviews

Author: 
José Luis Vilson
Reviewer: 
Carolyne White

White on Vilson, 'This Is Not a Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education'

José Luis Vilson. This Is Not a Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education. New York: Haymarket Books, 2014. 257 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60846-370-1.

Reviewed by Carolyne White Published on H-Socialisms (August, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Race, Class, and Education

Author: 
Banu Bargu
Reviewer: 
Mark Bray

Bray on Bargu, 'Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons'

Banu Bargu. Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. 512 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16340-8.

Reviewed by Mark Bray Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Hunger Strikes as Protest

Author: 
Carmela Garritano
Reviewer: 
Jules Bartkowski

Bartkowski on Garritano, 'African Video Movies and Global Desires: A Ghanaian History'

Carmela Garritano. African Video Movies and Global Desires: A Ghanaian History. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2013. xii + 246 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89680-286-5.

Reviewed by Jules Bartkowski Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

New Ghanaian Influences on Film

Author: 
Bart Van der Steen, Ask Katzeff, Leendert Van Hoogenhuijze, eds.
Reviewer: 
Geoff Eley

Eley on Van der Steen and Katzeff and Van Hoogenhuijze, 'The City Is Ours: Squatting and Autonomous Movements in Europe from the 1970s to the Present'

Bart Van der Steen, Ask Katzeff, Leendert Van Hoogenhuijze, eds. The City Is Ours: Squatting and Autonomous Movements in Europe from the 1970s to the Present. Chicago: PM Press, 2014. 336 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60486-683-4.

Reviewed by Geoff Eley Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Politics and the City: A Badly Bifurcated Left

Author: 
Suhi Choi
Reviewer: 
Amy Lucker

Lucker on Choi, 'Embattled Memories: Contested Meanings in Korean War Memorials'

Suhi Choi. Embattled Memories: Contested Meanings in Korean War Memorials. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2014. 168 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87417-936-1.

Reviewed by Amy Lucker Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Memories, Meanings, and Memorials

Author: 
Jamie Nace Cohen-Cole
Reviewer: 
Robert F. Barsky

Barsky on Cohen-Cole, 'The Open Mind: Cold War Politics and the Sciences of Human Nature'

Jamie Nace Cohen-Cole. The Open Mind: Cold War Politics and the Sciences of Human Nature. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 397 pp. $36.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-226-09233-1; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-09216-4.

Reviewed by Robert F. Barsky (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Author: 
Drucilla Cornell
Reviewer: 
Anja Henebury

Henebury on Cornell, 'Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation'

Drucilla Cornell. Law and Revolution in South Africa: uBuntu, Dignity, and the Struggle for Constitutional Transformation. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. xviii + 210 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-5757-7; $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-5758-4.

Reviewed by Anja Henebury Published on H-Socialisms (June, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Interlegality and Policulturalism in South African Jurisprudence

Author: 
Michelle A. Parsons
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Carroll

Carroll on Parsons, 'Dying Unneeded: The Cultural Context of the Russian Mortality Crisis'

Michelle A. Parsons. Dying Unneeded: The Cultural Context of the Russian Mortality Crisis. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2014. 224 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-1972-6; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-1973-3.

Reviewed by Jennifer Carroll Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Straight to the Source: Male Mortality in Post-Transition Russia

Author: 
Omar G. Encarnación
Reviewer: 
Sara Hidalgo García

Hidalgo García on Encarnación, 'Democracy without Justice in Spain: The Politics of Forgetting'

Omar G. Encarnación. Democracy without Justice in Spain: The Politics of Forgetting. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 249 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4568-4; $65.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8122-0905-1.

Reviewed by Sara Hidalgo García Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Democracy, Justice, and Forgetting

Author: 
Mary K. Trigg
Reviewer: 
Amy Green

Green on Trigg, 'Feminism as Life's Work: Four Modern American Women through Two World Wars'

Mary K. Trigg. Feminism as Life's Work: Four Modern American Women through Two World Wars. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2014. xii + 266 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-6523-1; $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-6522-4.

Reviewed by Amy Green Published on H-Socialisms (May, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Cannibals and Bolsheviks

Author: 
Gabriel Rockhill
Reviewer: 
Pavel Lembersky

Lembersky on Rockhill, 'Radical History and the Politics of Art'

Gabriel Rockhill. Radical History and the Politics of Art. New Directions in Critical Theory Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-15201-3; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15200-6; $27.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-52778-1.

Reviewed by Pavel Lembersky Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Art and Politics: Beyond the Binary

Author: 
Grace G. Roosevelt
Reviewer: 
Steven Diner

Diner on Roosevelt, 'Creating a College That Works: Audrey Cohen and Metropolitan College of New York'

Grace G. Roosevelt. Creating a College That Works: Audrey Cohen and Metropolitan College of New York. Albany: SUNY Press, 2015. 364 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-5588-4.

Reviewed by Steven Diner Published on H-Socialisms (April, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Education That Works

Author: 
Craufurd D. W. Goodwin
Reviewer: 
John Graham

Graham on Goodwin, 'Walter Lippmann: Public Economist'

Craufurd D. W. Goodwin. Walter Lippmann: Public Economist. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. 424 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-36813-2.

Reviewed by John Graham Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Bringing Keynes to America and Economics to the Masses: Walter Lippmann, Economic Journalist

Author: 
Bernard LaFayette Jr., Kathryn Lee Johnson
Reviewer: 
Timothy Brown

Brown on LaFayette Jr. and Johnson, 'In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma'

Bernard LaFayette Jr., Kathryn Lee Johnson. In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma. Louisville: University Press of Kentucky, 2013. 240 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-4386-6.

Reviewed by Timothy Brown Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2015) Commissioned by Gary Roth

Youth and Mobilization: Creating Change, One Body at a Time

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