Book reviews: State evolution, global governance, Asia’s rise
In the current issue of Governance, Devin Joshi of the University of Denver reviews The Evolution of Modern States by Sven Steinmo. “Thought provoking and timely during this period of global economic crisis,” says Joshi. Read the review. Mauricio Dussauge Laguna of the London School of Economics appraises Managers of Global Change, edited by Frank Biermann and Bernd Siebenhüner. “An important book,” he says, which has implications beyond the field of environmental policy, on which it focuses. Read the review. And Kingsley Ejiogu of Texas Southern University examines Robert Kaplan’s Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power. Says Ejiogu: “Kaplan illustrates the multiple possibilities of the Asian renaissance for US power.” Read the review.