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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. […]

Long Read Review: The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong

Coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report and written in the spirit of George Orwell’s The Road […]

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    Interview: A Q&A with Ritu Menon, co-founder of feminist press Kali for Women

Interview: A Q&A with Ritu Menon, co-founder of feminist press Kali for Women

In November 2017, the shortlist for the DSC literature prize for South Asian Literature was announced at the LSE. Ritu […]

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    Author Interview: Considering Emma Goldman with Professor Clare Hemmings

Author Interview: Considering Emma Goldman with Professor Clare Hemmings

We speak to Professor Clare Hemmings about her new book, Considering Emma Goldman: Feminist Political Ambivalence and the Imaginative Archive […]

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