Books for review Summer 2021

Human Geography is interested in publishing reviews of following books. If you wish to write a review (and receive a free copy of the book) please contact the book review editor John Lauermann (jlauermann@mec.cuny.edu). Please feel free to send suggestions if you are interested in reviewing other recent or forthcoming books.

Bensaïd, Daniel (2021) The Dispossessed: Karl Marx’s Debates on Wood Theft and the Right of the Poor. University of Minnesota Press

Campling & Colás (2021) Capitalism and the Sea: The Maritime Factor in the Making of the Modern World. Verso

Davies, Jonathan (2021) Between Realism and Revolt: Governing Cities in the Crisis of Neoliberal Globalism. Bristol University Press

Fairbairn, Madeline (2020) Fields of Gold: Financing the Global Land Rush. Cornell University Press

Folbre, Nancy (2021) The Rise and Decline of Patriarchal Systems: An Intersectional Political Economy. Verso

Ghertner & Lake (2021) Land Fictions: The Commodification of Land in City and Country. Cornell University Press

Graham, Janice et al (2022) The Social Life of Standards: Ethnographic Methods for Local Engagement. UBC Press

Jefferson, Brian (2020) Digitize and Punish: Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age. University of Minnesota Press

Liboiron, Max (2021) Pollution is Colonialism. Duke University Press

Lewis, Jovan Scott (2020) Scammer’s Yard: The Crime of Black Repair in Jamaica. University of Minnesota Press

The journal invites submissions in two formats. Book reviews focus on a single book, summarizing its main findings and its contributions to critical/radical geography (up to 2000 words). Book review essays review two or more recent books that address a similar theme (up to 5000 words). They summarize the main findings of each book, reviewing them in light of broader conversations in the field. Submission guidelines are available at https://journals.sagepub.com/home/hug.

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