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    Book Review: Poor News: Media Discourses of Poverty in Times of Austerity by Steven Harkins and Jairo Lugo-Ocando

Book Review: Poor News: Media Discourses of Poverty in Times of Austerity by Steven Harkins and Jairo Lugo-Ocando

In Poor News: Media Discourses of Poverty in Times of Austerity, Steven Harkins and Jairo Lugo-Ocando explore how debates and discourses surrounding poverty […]

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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: The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap by Yasemin Besen-Cassino

Book Review: The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap by Yasemin Besen-Cassino

In The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap, Yasemin Besen-Cassino contributes […]

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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: 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: Handbook of Political Party Funding edited by Jonathan Mendilow and Eric Phélippeau

Book Review: Handbook of Political Party Funding edited by Jonathan Mendilow and Eric Phélippeau

How much should political parties, candidates and other interested bodies be allowed to spend, both generally and during election […]

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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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    Book Review: Leading Professionals: Power, Politics and Prima Donnas by Laura Empson

Book Review: Leading Professionals: Power, Politics and Prima Donnas by Laura Empson

In Leading Professionals: Power, Politics and Prima Donnas, Laura Empson explores the nature and foundations of leadership, its impact on the […]

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    LSE RB Feature: Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson introduce Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet

LSE RB Feature: Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson introduce Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet

In this feature essay, Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson introduce their new book, Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of […]

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    Book Review: The Nordic Models in Political Science: Challenged, but Still Viable? edited by Oddbjørn Knutsen

Book Review: The Nordic Models in Political Science: Challenged, but Still Viable? edited by Oddbjørn Knutsen

In The Nordic Models in Political Science: Challenged, but Still Viable?, editor Oddbjørn Knutsen and contributors provide a useful […]

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    Book Review: Rules Without Rights: Land, Labor and Private Authority in the Global Economy by Tim Bartley

Book Review: Rules Without Rights: Land, Labor and Private Authority in the Global Economy by Tim Bartley

The Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed more than 1,100 people, shunted global production networks into the spotlight. […]

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    Book Review: Meta-Regulation in Practice: Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality by F.C. Simon

Book Review: Meta-Regulation in Practice: Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality by F.C. Simon

In Meta-Regulation in Practice: Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality, F.C. Simon offers a critique of the theory of […]

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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    Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

In Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain, Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu contribute to analyses […]

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    Book Review: Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context edited by Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu

Book Review: Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context edited by Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu

In Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context, editors Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu bring together contributors to explore women’s […]

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