1.1 Invitation

1.2 Radiation reaction in flat spacetime

1.3 Green’s functions in flat spacetime

1.4 Green’s functions in curved spacetime

1.5 World line and retarded coordinates

1.6 Retarded, singular, and radiative electromagnetic fields of a point electric charge

1.7 Motion of an electric charge in curved spacetime

1.8 Motion of a scalar charge in curved spacetime

1.9 Motion of a point mass, or a black hole, in a background spacetime

1.10 Evaluation of the self-force

1.11 Organization of this review

1.2 Radiation reaction in flat spacetime

1.3 Green’s functions in flat spacetime

1.4 Green’s functions in curved spacetime

1.5 World line and retarded coordinates

1.6 Retarded, singular, and radiative electromagnetic fields of a point electric charge

1.7 Motion of an electric charge in curved spacetime

1.8 Motion of a scalar charge in curved spacetime

1.9 Motion of a point mass, or a black hole, in a background spacetime

1.10 Evaluation of the self-force

1.11 Organization of this review

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