Author: Anthem Press

Reflections on Subaltern Narratives in Fiji Hindi Literature by way of an imagined interview by Vijay Mishra

1.Why this book? Only 400,000 people worldwide speak Fiji Hindi. Of that number, less than half read the Devanagari (Sanskrit) script in which this language is written. There was then a challenge: How to expose this language to a wider…

Clarence Thomas Among the Bohemians by Robert Holton

Recent news reports about the relationship between conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and ultra-wealthy conservative activists such as billionaires Harlan Crow and the Koch brothers have revealed many interesting details and raised a number of questions, but one…

Caroline Norton’s Love in “the World”

Now known chiefly for her dramatic life story and reforms of married women’s child custody and property legislation (see Antonia Fraser’s biography, The Case of the Married Woman and Diane Atkinson’s The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton), Caroline Norton was…

275 YEARS LATER by W. B. Allen

The year 1748 witnessed the publication of the landmark Spirit of the Laws by French philosopher Charles Montesquieu. That work bequeathed the separation of powers and checks and balances to the modern world – fundamental concepts that shaped the Constitution…

Open Innovation versus Techno-Nationalism by Kenneth A. Reinert

Collaboration between multinational enterprises (MNEs), as well as between MNEs and research institutions of various kinds, is an active area of international business research and, more importantly, practice. There is a good deal of evidence that these activities help to…

SOFT POWER AND ALL THE TOOLS OF STATECRAFT Dr. Geoff Heriot

No longer geographically remote from the principal theatres of great power confrontation, Australia is adapting to the uncomfortable possibility of being a ‘front line state’. Increasingly, foreign policy analysts call on the government to apply an ‘all tools of statecraft’…

Foundations of Natural Gas Price Formation: Misunderstandings Jeopardizing the Future of the Industry

When Will Natural Gas Prices Normalize, and How Will We Know When They Are Normal? By Sergei Komlev [This analysis of the current natural gas pricing crisis is an extension of the concepts presented by the author in Foundations of…

How Do We Avoid Becoming Numb to the Crisis in Afghanistan? by Christina Lux, Mohabbat Ahmadi, and Ignacio López-Calvo

When we see body counts rise, the human capacity to respond often becomes frozen. “The more who die, the less we care,” as highlighted in a recent article published in Risk Analysis, which follows up on Paul Slovic’s earlier work…