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The Globalist’s Top 10 Books of 2016

The ten best books on key global issues we presented on The Globalist Bookshelf this year.

By The Globalist, December 25, 2016



10.The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer By James M Dorsey (Oxford University Press)





Excerpt: The “Boytrap”: When the Islamic State Goes to Play Soccer | With mosques under surveillance, IS turns to soccer for recruitment.


December 28, 2016

The Globalist's Top 10 Books of 2016

The ten best books on key global issues we presented on The Globalist Bookshelf this year.

1) Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization By Branko Milanovic | Excerpt: Can Inequality Be Reduced?

2) Choked By Pallavi Aiyar | Excerpt: Choked — Delhi’s Pollution Crisis

3) Crouching Tiger: What China’s Militarism Means for the World By Peter Navarro | Excerpt: Vietnam Dangles at the Tip of the Chinese Spear

4) Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization By Parag Khanna. Reviewed by Sanjeev S. Ahluwalia. | Review: Connectography: Mapping the Global Network Revolution

5) Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy By Edward Alden | Excerpt: America’s Home-Made Raw Deal for Workers

6) Modi Doctrine: The Foreign Policy of India’s Prime Minister By Sreeram Chaulia | Excerpt: How Modi Mobilizes the Indian Diaspora

7) The “Conspiracy” of Free Trade By Marc-William Palen | Excerpt: Trump and the Return of American Economic Nationalism

8) Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of Our New Renaissance By Ian Goldin and Chris Kutarna | Excerpt: Future of Globalization: Why the Renaissance Mindset Matters So Much

9) Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos By Hardeep Singh Puri | Excerpt: Yemen as a Saudi Target

10) The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer

By James M. Dorsey | Excerpt: The “Boytrap”: When the Islamic State Goes to Play Soccer

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