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New e-book highlights the economic factors influencing the outcome of World War II

A new e-book co-edited by award-winning economic historian Professor Mark Harrison of Warwick Economics and CAGE has been published in the week of the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe. The book aims to provide new insight into the significant and sometimes overlooked role that economists played in shaping the conduct of the war and its ultimate outcome.

Mon 04 May 2020, 15:52 | Tags: Publishing, research, Politics, Economics, war, conflict, coronavirus, VE Day, History

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.


The very model of a post-heroic major general: New book investigates how military leaders make decisions

In a new book launched this week, Professor Anthony King from the University of Warwick Department of Politics and International Studies explores how military command has adapted to the demands of twenty-first century warfare.


New book explores the search for truth, justice and reconciliation in modern Kenya

In a new book launched this week, Professor Gabrielle Lynch from the Department of Politics and International Studies explores the limitations of transitional justice mechanisms as a means of marking a break with the past in societies which have suffered conflict or authoritarianism. Performances of Injustice: The politics of truth, justice and reconciliation in Kenya focuses on Kenya’s attempts to recover from unprecedented post-election violence in 2007-08


The IMF’s surprising interventions within Politics of Austerity debates

A new book by Professor Ben Clift, Professor of Political Economy in the University of Warwick’s Department of Politics and International Studies, explores how the International Monetary Fund (IMF) used its resources and reputation to shape economic policy in response to the biggest financial crash since the Great Depression of the 1930s.


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