Isabel López Ruiz has an MA in Twentieth-Century Literary Studies (with distinction) from Durham University, having previously graduated from the University of Granada with a BA in English Language and Literature. Isabel has written articles for the Times Higher Education (both online and in print) and The Huffington Post. She has also sub-edited Palatinate, Durham University’s student newspaper. Her research interests centre on feminist literary criticism and twentieth- century US women’s poetry. She tweets at @packt_sardines.

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    #IWD2016: 5 Great Reads from 2015 on Women, Gender and Feminisms for International Women’s Day 2016

#IWD2016: 5 Great Reads from 2015 on Women, Gender and Feminisms for International Women’s Day 2016

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Today, 8th March, marks International Women’s Day: a global day celebrating the economic, […]

What Have You Been Reading in 2015 on LSE Review of Books?

As 2016 beckons, we look at the most popular reviews of 2015 on LSE Review of Books.
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Bookshop Guides of 2015

Looking for a new bookshop haunt in a city near you? This year, we’ve published popular guides to some […]

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    The Monthly Roundup: What Have You Been Reading in November 2015?

The Monthly Roundup: What Have You Been Reading in November 2015?

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Most Read Book Reviews of November 2015

The ‘Postmodern Turn’ in the Social Sciences. Simon Susen. Palgrave Macmillan. […]

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    Book Review: Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea by Sandra Fahy

Book Review: Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea by Sandra Fahy

In Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea, Sandra Fahy presents the oral histories of survivors of […]

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    Book Review: The Politics of Third Wave Feminisms: Neoliberalism, Intersectionality, and the State in Britain and the US

Book Review: The Politics of Third Wave Feminisms: Neoliberalism, Intersectionality, and the State in Britain and the US

In The Politics of Third Wave Feminisms: Neoliberalism, Intersectionality, and the State in Britain and the US, Elizabeth Evans produces a […]

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    Book Review: Little Emperors and Material Girls: Sex and Youth in Modern China

Book Review: Little Emperors and Material Girls: Sex and Youth in Modern China

Little Emperors and Material Girls discusses the sexual behaviour of young women in Beijing and Shanghai, and tries to […]

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    Book Review: Men in Charge? Rethinking Authority in Muslim Legal Tradition by Ziba Mir-Hosseini at al.

Book Review: Men in Charge? Rethinking Authority in Muslim Legal Tradition by Ziba Mir-Hosseini at al.

Recently, exciting new feminist research has been challenging gender discrimination and male authority from within Islamic legal tradition: this […]

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    Book Review: Ethnographies of Breastfeeding: Cultural Contexts and Confrontations, edited by Tanya Cassidy and Abdullahi El Tom

Book Review: Ethnographies of Breastfeeding: Cultural Contexts and Confrontations, edited by Tanya Cassidy and Abdullahi El Tom

Ethnographies of Breastfeeding is an ideal text for specialists who wish to explore the cultural fringes of the world of […]

The best bookshops in Granada, Spain

Isabel López Ruiz shows us around the most beautiful bookshops in Granada, Spain. If there’s a bookshop that you think other […]

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    Book Review: Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies, edited by Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman, and Bernard M. Dickens

Book Review: Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies, edited by Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman, and Bernard M. Dickens

Isabel López Ruiz finds this collection to be the most up to date, comprehensive overview of current trends in abortion […]

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