Books for Review

Below you can find a list of books for review. 

Information for reviewers:

If you are interested in reviewing one of the following books listed below, please send a single file to the editorial office containing:
- short narrative biography (no more than 200 words);
- short list of your relevant publications;
- briefly describe your motivation to review the book (2-3 sentences)
- your postal address

A review is due to be sent to the editorial office in three months upon reviewer's receipt of the book. 

Book reviews are not subject to peer-reviewing, however, reviewers should submit the text via the online submission system. 

Information for publishers:

Identities accepts offers from publishers for books to be reviewed in our journal. If we would like your book to be reviewed for us, please DO NOT send us a review copy directly. Rather, we will list your title in the list provided below, and once an interested reviewer is approved, we will then connect you, the publisher, with the reviewer, to arrange direct shipping of the physical copy of the book to the reviewer.

Please approach the editorial office with offers for books you deem relevant to our journal's readership.


The Passion Projects: Modernist Women, Intimate Archives, Unfinished Lives by Melanie Micir

Fighting for NOW: Diversity and Discord in the National Organization for Women by Kelsy Kretschmer

Taken for Granted: The Remarkable Power of the Unremarkable by Eviatar Zerubavel

Sexuelle Differenz in Serbien und Kroatien. Antizipatorische Homophobie in postjugoslawischen Dispositiven by Martin Mlinarić

Ethnicity, Democracy and Citizenship in Africa by Samantha Balaton-Chrimes

Archéologie et étymologie sémantiques: La traduction du Livre de l’Exode de la Bible Historiale (1295) by Xavier-Laurent Salvador

Youth Encounter Programs in Israel: Pedagogy, Identity, and Social Change by Karen Ross

From Martyr to Murderer: Representations of the Assassins in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Europe by Meriem Pagès

Dutch Racism edited by Philomena Essed and Isabel Hoving

Jerusalem: Conflict and Cooperation in a Contested City edited by Madelaine Adelman and Miriam Fendius Elman

Cultural Conversions: Unexpected Consequences of Christian Missionary Encounters in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia edited by Heather J. Sharkey

Whiteness and Postcolonialism in the Nordic Region edited By Kristín Loftsdóttir and Lars Jensen


An Education in Sexuality and Sociality: Heteronormativity on Campus by Frank G. Karioris

Corporeality and Culture edited by Karin Sellberg, Lena Wånggren and Kamillea Aghtan

Asserting Turkey in Bosnia: Turkish Foreign Policy and Pro-Turkish Activism in Bosnia. Actors, Discourses and Textual Corpora (2002–2014) by Dino Mujadžević

Trans: Gender and Race in an Age of Unsettled Identities by Rogers Brubaker

Agonistic Mourning¨¨: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black by Athena Athanasiou

He Runs, She Runs: Why Gender Stereotypes Do Not Harm Women Candidates by Deborah Jordan Brooks

Sophie Halaby in Jerusalem: An Artist’s Life by Laura S. Schor

Anti-Electra: The Radical Totem of the Girl by Elisabeth von Samsonow 

Rivalrous Masculinities: New Directions in Medieval Gender Studies edited by Ann Marie Rasmussen