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Can the EU develop a truly comprehensive anti-corruption policy? New book explores the issues.

A new book by Dr Andi Hoxhaj from the University of Warwick School of Law offers fresh insights into EU anti-corruption policy with a particular focus on the EU Anti-Corruption Report of 2014, and argues that recent changes in approach may put the EU’s achievements in this area at risk by viewing corruption purely as an economic problem. 

Mon 22 Jul 2019, 11:33 | Tags: Book launch, Brexit, Book, Europe, research, Faculty of Social Science, Law

Warwick academics win prestigious award for book on Muslim women and politics

Muslim Women and Power: Political and Civic Engagement in West European Societies by Dr Khursheed Wadia and Professor Danièle Joly has won the prestigious W.J.M. Mackenzie Prize, awarded annually by the Political Studies Association (PSA). The book explores how Muslim women participate in western civic and political life and develop their capacity for action.


Structures that are tense teach us design sense – says engineering book by Professor Wanda Lewis

The second edition of the book “Tension Structures: Form and Behaviour” by Professor Wanda Lewis of the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick, explores design and mathematical modelling issues of non-conventional structures ranging from festival tents and venues (e.g. the O2 Arena, Umbrella Piazza in Madinah) to suspension bridge cables.

Tue 23 Apr 2019, 10:27 | Tags: Book, Engineering, Sciences

Extraordinary president, ordinary presidency: New book evaluates the achievements of the Trump administration

President Trump’s refusal to play the Washington game pleases his base but limits his ability to fulfil his campaign promises.  It’s just one of the many reasons this extraordinary president is delivering a very ordinary presidency, according to a new book from US politics experts Dr Jon Herbert, Dr Trevor McCrisken, and Dr Andrew Wroe. The Ordinary Presidency of Donald J. Trump is one of the first rigorous studies of the 45th president. The authors explore Trump’s election and track record since his inauguration and weigh his achievements both against those of his predecessors in office and against his own hyperbolic claims.


The ‘Obama Doctrine’ in foreign policy – un-American isolationism, or a pragmatic response to changing priorities?

In a new book published today, Dr Georg Löfflmann explores American identity, US foreign policy and national security during the Obama presidency, and asks whether the ‘Obama Doctrine’ was an effective response to the tension between an increasingly multi-polar world and a US elite still convinced that America has a unique call to global dominance.


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