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Book Review: How Democracy Ends by David Runciman

Is democracy in crisis? In How Democracy Ends, David Runciman offers a compelling and convincing account of the state of […]

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    Book Review: English Nationalism: A Short History by Jeremy Black

Book Review: English Nationalism: A Short History by Jeremy Black

In English Nationalism: A Short History, Jeremy Black offers a new history of English nationalism, exploring the distinctive aspects of […]

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    Book Review: Europe’s Brexit: EU Perspectives on Britain’s Vote to Leave edited by Tim Oliver

Book Review: Europe’s Brexit: EU Perspectives on Britain’s Vote to Leave edited by Tim Oliver

In Europe’s Brexit: EU Perspectives on Britain’s Vote to Leave, editor Tim Oliver brings together contributors to refocus attention […]

Book Review: Economics for the Common Good by Jean Tirole

In Economics for the Common Good, Jean Tirole – a winner of the Nobel Prize in  Economics – engages with some of […]

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    Book Review: Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet by Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson

Book Review: Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet by Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson

In Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet, Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson […]

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    Book Review: Governing Compact Cities: How to Connect Planning, Design and Transport by Philipp Rode

Book Review: Governing Compact Cities: How to Connect Planning, Design and Transport by Philipp Rode

In Governing Compact Cities: How to Connect Planning, Design and Transport, Philipp Rode looks at the integration of urban planning, city […]

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    Book Review: The Politics of Financial Risk, Audit and Regulation: A Case Study of HBOS by Atul K. Shah

Book Review: The Politics of Financial Risk, Audit and Regulation: A Case Study of HBOS by Atul K. Shah

In The Politics of Financial Risk, Audit and Regulation: A Case Study of HBOS, Atul K. Shah utilises the […]

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    Long Read Review: Utopia from Thomas More to Walter Benjamin by Miguel Abensour

Long Read Review: Utopia from Thomas More to Walter Benjamin by Miguel Abensour

Originally published almost twenty years ago, in Utopia from Thomas More to Walter Benjamin author Miguel Abensour confronts the concept […]

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    Book Review: Brexit and Beyond: Rethinking the Futures of Europe edited by Benjamin Martill and Uta Staiger

Book Review: Brexit and Beyond: Rethinking the Futures of Europe edited by Benjamin Martill and Uta Staiger

In Brexit and Beyond: Rethinking the Futures of Europe, editors Benjamin Martill and Uta Staiger bring together contributors to consider […]

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    Book Review: War in 140 Characters: How Social Media is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century by David Patrikarakos

Book Review: War in 140 Characters: How Social Media is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century by David Patrikarakos

In War in 140 Characters: How Social Media is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century, David Patrikarakos explores how social media […]

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    Book Review: Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth

Book Review: Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think like a 21st-Century Economist by Kate Raworth

In Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist, Kate Raworth offers a new model for economics, […]

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    Book Review: Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain’s Empire of Camps, 1876-1903 by Aidan Forth

Book Review: Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain’s Empire of Camps, 1876-1903 by Aidan Forth

In Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain’s Empire of Camps, 1876-1903, Aidan Forth presents a history of the concentration camp during the late nineteenth […]

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    Book Review: Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus by Gerard Toal

Book Review: Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus by Gerard Toal

In Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus, Gerard Toal offers a detailed geopolitical account of […]

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    Book Review: Everyday Nationhood: Theorising Culture, Identity and Belonging after Banal Nationalism edited by Michael Skey and Marco Antonsich

Book Review: Everyday Nationhood: Theorising Culture, Identity and Belonging after Banal Nationalism edited by Michael Skey and Marco Antonsich

In Everyday Nationhood: Theorising Culture, Identity and Belonging after Banal Nationalism, edited by Michael Skey and Marco Antonsich, a range […]

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    Book Review: Europe Reset: New Directions for the EU by Richard Youngs

Book Review: Europe Reset: New Directions for the EU by Richard Youngs

In Europe Reset: New Directions for the EU, Richard Youngs looks at the issue of democracy in Europe, identifying […]

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