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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 a title please contact the reviews editor: Sarah de Lange (Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute and University of Amsterdam, email: and The current issue of e-Extremecontains reviews of the books listed bellow. Please click on the title of the book to directly navigate to the book review you are interested in. Tore Bjørgo and John Horgan, Leaving Terrorism Behind: Individual and Collective Disengagement, Routledge, 2008, 328 pp., ISBN: 978-0-415-77668-4.

David D. Laitin, Nations, States, and Violence, Oxford University Press, 2007, 168 pp., ISBN 978-0199228232I.

Leigh A. Payne, Unsettling Accounts: Neither Truth nor Reconciliation in Confessions of State Violence, Duke University Press, 2007, 392 pp., ISBN 0-82234082-8 (pbk), 0-8223-4061-5 (hbk).

2009 10 01 book reviews  
2009 10 01 book reviews