The book review should consist of three parts. First, write one or two persuasive paragraphs arguing why you believe this book stands out among the list and should be read by students of international relations. Second, summarize the main argument of the book. Make sure to explain how the author’s main idea is developed from the assumption he/she makes. Try your best to capture the primary causal mechanism the theorist provides. Third, provide your critique of the book. Emphasize key contributions of the book to the IR literature, and identify the weakness of its argument as well.
Students who want to submit the book review should select a book from the below list. You may use different editions of the book.
The format for the paper is as follows;