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    Book Review: Lobbying for Change: Find Your Voice to Create a Better Society by Alberto Alemanno

Book Review: Lobbying for Change: Find Your Voice to Create a Better Society by Alberto Alemanno

In Lobbying for Change: Find Your Voice to Create a Better Society, Alberto Alemanno seeks to demystify and democratise […]

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    Book Review: The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh

Book Review: The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh

In The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable, acclaimed novelist Amitav Ghosh offers a new non-fiction work that aims […]

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    Long Read Review: The Impossible Grammar of Civil War by Ed Jones

Long Read Review: The Impossible Grammar of Civil War by Ed Jones

Ed Jones explores two books from Bill Kissane and David Armitage that reflect on the history of civil war, […]

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    Book Review: Populism: A Very Short Introduction by Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

Book Review: Populism: A Very Short Introduction by Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

With Populism: A Very Short Introduction, Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser offer a short but densely packed volume exploring […]

Book Review: 50 Economics Classics by Tom Butler-Bowdon

With 50 Economics Classics, Tom Butler-Bowdon takes readers on a tour of major economic works from the time of […]

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    Book Review: Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know by Timothy J. Colton

Book Review: Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know by Timothy J. Colton

In Russia: What Everyone Needs to Know, Timothy J. Colton offers a concise yet comprehensive introduction to Russia’s current […]

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    Book Review: The Fix: How Bankers Lied, Cheated and Colluded to Rig the World’s Most Important Number by Liam Vaughan and Gavin Finch

Book Review: The Fix: How Bankers Lied, Cheated and Colluded to Rig the World’s Most Important Number by Liam Vaughan and Gavin Finch

In The Fix: How Bankers Lied, Cheated and Colluded to Rig the World’s Most Important Number, Liam Vaughan and […]

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    Book Review: Caring for Strangers: Filipino Medical Workers in Asia by Megha Amrith

Book Review: Caring for Strangers: Filipino Medical Workers in Asia by Megha Amrith

In Caring for Strangers: Filipino Medical Workers in Asia, Megha Amrith examines the personal narratives, experiences and aspirations of […]

Book Review: Platform Capitalism by Nick Srnicek

In Platform Capitalism, Nick Srnicek examines the rise of platform-based businesses from the 1970s to the present and how these […]

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    Lobbying for Change as a New Theory and Practice of Active Citizenship: Author Interview with Alberto Alemanno

Lobbying for Change as a New Theory and Practice of Active Citizenship: Author Interview with Alberto Alemanno

Do you believe that lobbying is a vehicle for representing the interests of some rather than all, meaning its […]

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    Book Review: Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction by Michelle Baddeley

Book Review: Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction by Michelle Baddeley

In Behavioural Economics: A Very Short Introduction, Michelle Baddeley offers a new compact guide outlining the emergence of behavioural […]

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    Book Review: Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90 edited by Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann

Book Review: Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90 edited by Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann

In Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90, editors Matthew Grant and Benjamin Ziemann offer a […]

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    Book Review: Duress: Imperial Durabilities in our Times by Ann Laura Stoler

Book Review: Duress: Imperial Durabilities in our Times by Ann Laura Stoler

How do colonial histories remain active forces shaping the conditions and most urgent issues of the present? In Duress: Imperial Durabilities […]

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    Book Review: Capital Without Borders: Wealth Managers and the One Percent by Brooke Harrington

Book Review: Capital Without Borders: Wealth Managers and the One Percent by Brooke Harrington

In Capital Without Borders: Wealth Managers and the One Percent, Brooke Harrington offers an in-depth look into the work […]

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    Book Review: The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media by Catherine J. Turco

Book Review: The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media by Catherine J. Turco

In The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media, Catherine J. Turco offers a ethnographic study […]

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