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    Book Review: Fighting for Peace in Somalia: A History and Analysis of the African Union Mission (AMISOM), 2007-2017 by Paul D. Williams

Book Review: Fighting for Peace in Somalia: A History and Analysis of the African Union Mission (AMISOM), 2007-2017 by Paul D. Williams

In Fighting for Peace in Somalia: A History and Analysis of the African Union Mission (AMISOM), 2007-2017, Paul D. […]

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    Book Review: Handbook of Gentrification Studies edited by Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips

Book Review: Handbook of Gentrification Studies edited by Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips

In the Handbook of Gentrification Studies, Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips bring together contributors to explore different types of gentrification […]

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    Book Review: Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising and Revolution Shaped a City edited by Neil Smith and Don Mitchell et al

Book Review: Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising and Revolution Shaped a City edited by Neil Smith and Don Mitchell et al

First conceived by Neil Smith and posthumously completed by colleagues, Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising […]

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    Long Read Review: ‘From the Anthropocene to the Anthropo-scene’ by Leslie Sklair

Long Read Review: ‘From the Anthropocene to the Anthropo-scene’ by Leslie Sklair

In recent years, the term ‘Anthropocene’ has travelled from its birthplace in the Earth sciences into the social sciences, […]

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    Book Review: The People vs Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy (and How We Can Save It) by Jamie Bartlett

Book Review: The People vs Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy (and How We Can Save It) by Jamie Bartlett

In The People vs Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy (and How We Can Save It), Jamie Bartlett offers an […]

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    Book Review: The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment edited by Julian Zelizer

Book Review: The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment edited by Julian Zelizer

With The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment, editor Julian Zelizer brings together contributors to reflect on different aspects […]

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    Book Review: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor by Virginia Eubanks

Book Review: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor by Virginia Eubanks

In Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor, Virginia Eubanks outlines the life-and-death impacts of automated decision-making […]

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    Author Interview: Q&A with Stephen Glynn on new book, The British Football Film

Author Interview: Q&A with Stephen Glynn on new book, The British Football Film

Experiencing World Cup fever? We speak to Stephen Glynn about his new book, The British Football Film, ‘a genre […]

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    LSE RB Feature: Interview with Nine Dots Prize winner James Williams on new book Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy

LSE RB Feature: Interview with Nine Dots Prize winner James Williams on new book Stand Out of Our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy

Are digital technologies making politics impossible? This question launched the Nine Dots Prize in October 2016, a new award […]

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    Book Review: Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration and Identity by Akbar Ahmed

Book Review: Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration and Identity by Akbar Ahmed

In Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration and Identity, Akbar Ahmed scrutinises the experiences of Muslims living in European nations that […]

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    Book Review: The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Time and Money by Bryan Caplan

Book Review: The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Time and Money by Bryan Caplan

In The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Time and Money, Bryan Caplan argues […]

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    Book Review: How to be a Geek: Essays on the Culture of Software by Matthew Fuller

Book Review: How to be a Geek: Essays on the Culture of Software by Matthew Fuller

In How to be a Geek: Essays on the Culture of Software, Matthew Fuller explores the bits and bytes […]

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    Reading List: 6 Recommended LGBT+ Reads from LSE Spectrum for #IDAHOBIT2018

Reading List: 6 Recommended LGBT+ Reads from LSE Spectrum for #IDAHOBIT2018

17 May is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (#IDAHOBIT2018). Beginning in 2004, 17 May is now celebrated in […]

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    Book Review: Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy by Richard E. Ocejo

Book Review: Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy by Richard E. Ocejo

In Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy, Richard E. Ocejo explores four traditionally working-class jobs – […]

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    Book Review: Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew J. Barnes and Thomas Rice

Book Review: Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew J. Barnes and Thomas Rice

In the collection Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research, edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew J. […]

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