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This section provides review coverage of recent contributions to research into various aspects of ‘extremism and democracy’. We include shorter book notes (150-300 words) and as well as more substantial reviews (600-900 words) of books that are of particular interest to group members. In addition to providing a broad range of reviews the team also welcome suggestions for future book reviews (including your own) or ideas for review symposia. If you would like to review one of the currently available titles (below) please contact one of the reviews editors: Matthew Goodwin(University of Manchester, email: or Sarah de Lange (Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute and University of Amsterdam, e-mail: and The current issue of e-Extreme contains reviews of the books listed below. Please click on the title of the book to directly navigate to the book review you are interested in.

John Davis (ed.), Africa and the War on Terrorism, Ashgate, 2007, 192 pp., ISBN: 9780754670834 (hbk). Shlapentokh, Dmitry (ed.), Russia Between East and West: Scholarly Debates on Eurasianism. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2007, ix + 198 pp., ISBN 978-9004154155 (pb). Roger Woods, Germany’s New Right as Culture and Politics. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007. 183 pp., ISBN 978-0230506725 (hbk). SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1Christopher Deliso, The Coming Balkan Caliphate. The Threat of Radical Islam to Europe and the West. Westport & London: Praeger Security International, 2006, 240 pp., ISBN: 978-0275995256 (hbk). Arun Kundnani, The End of Tolerance: Racism in 21st Century Britain. London: Pluto Press, 2007. 221pp., ISBN 978-0745326450 (pb).

Kris Deschouwer (ed.), New Parties in Government: In Power for the First Time. London: Routledge, 2008. 224 pp., ISBN 978-0415404990 (hbk).

The following books are currently available for review. Please contact one of the review editors if you would like to review one of the listed titles.

Jason Brownlee, Authoritarianism in an Age of Democratization, Cambridge University Press, 2007

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2008 09 03 book reviews