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    Book Review: The Violence of Austerity edited by Vickie Cooper and David Whyte

Book Review: The Violence of Austerity edited by Vickie Cooper and David Whyte

In The Violence of Austerity, editors Vickie Cooper and David Whyte bring together contributors to explore the negative impact […]

Book Review: Guilty Men: Brexit Edition by Cato the Younger

Brexit is as big and dangerous a mistake as that of appeasement in the 1930s. So argues Cato the […]

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    Book Review: The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity edited by Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe

Book Review: The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity edited by Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe

In The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity, editors Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe bring […]

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    Book Review: How China Escaped the Poverty Trap by Yuen Yuen Ang

Book Review: How China Escaped the Poverty Trap by Yuen Yuen Ang

In How China Escaped the Poverty Trap, Yuen Yuen Ang drills down into the details of China’s economic rise, challenging […]

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    Book Review: Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe by Dimitar Bechev

Book Review: Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe by Dimitar Bechev

In Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe, Dimitar Bechev offers a nuanced and cool-headed account that challenges dominant narratives […]

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    Book Review: Analysing Corruption: An Introduction by Dan Hough

Book Review: Analysing Corruption: An Introduction by Dan Hough

In Analysing Corruption: An Introduction, Dan Hough offers a new textbook that particularly underscores the difficulties of defining, measuring […]

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    New: Introducing the LSE ‘Reviews in Translation’ Project (LSE Language Centre/LSE Review of Books)

New: Introducing the LSE ‘Reviews in Translation’ Project (LSE Language Centre/LSE Review of Books)

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September is #NationalTranslationMonth and LSE Language Centre and LSE Review of Books are excited to present the results of a collaboration […]

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    Book Review: Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty by Scott W. Allard

Book Review: Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty by Scott W. Allard

In Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty, Scott W. Allard challenges the impression that the American suburbs […]

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    Reading List: 5 Recommended Classics on European Integration to Read in the Age of Brexit

Reading List: 5 Recommended Classics on European Integration to Read in the Age of Brexit

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For the first time, following the UK ‘Brexit’ vote, the European Union could […]

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    Book Review: Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship by Geoffrey Jones

Book Review: Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship by Geoffrey Jones

In Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship, Geoffery Jones maps the development of green entrepreneurship from the […]

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    Book Review: Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization by Margaret E. Peters

Book Review: Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization by Margaret E. Peters

In Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization, Margaret E. Peters explores how freer international trade has led […]

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    Book Review: Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine by Kaushik Sunder Rajan

Book Review: Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine by Kaushik Sunder Rajan

In Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine, Kaushil Sunder Rajan examines the dominance of big pharma over […]

Reading List: A Brexit Summer Reading Guide by Tim Oliver

Have you been struggling to keep up with all the new books on Brexit? Were you secretly planning to […]

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    Book Review: Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp edited by Marie Godin, Katrine Møller Hansen, Aura Lounasmaa, Corinne Squire and Tahir Zaman

Book Review: Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp edited by Marie Godin, Katrine Møller Hansen, Aura Lounasmaa, Corinne Squire and Tahir Zaman

Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp offers a collection of individual testimonies written by a […]

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    Book Review: Utopia for Realists and How We Can Get There by Rutger Bregman

Book Review: Utopia for Realists and How We Can Get There by Rutger Bregman

With Utopia for Realists and How We Can Get There, Rutger Bregman offers a new blueprint for constructing a […]

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