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    Book Review: Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective by Punam Yadav

Book Review: Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective by Punam Yadav

In Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective, Punam Yadav explores the unintended positive impacts of conflict on the position of women […]

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    Book Review: Awkward Politics: Technologies of Popfeminist Activism by Carrie Smith-Prei and Maria Stehle

Book Review: Awkward Politics: Technologies of Popfeminist Activism by Carrie Smith-Prei and Maria Stehle

How have digital tools changed and altered the goals, meanings and reception of contemporary feminist activism? In Awkward Politics: […]

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    Book Review: Cultural Turns: New Orientations in the Study of Culture by Doris Bachmann-Medick

Book Review: Cultural Turns: New Orientations in the Study of Culture by Doris Bachmann-Medick

In Cultural Turns: New Orientations in the Study of Culture, Doris Bachmann-Medick offers an overview of the emergent ‘cultural […]

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    Book Review: Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s by Anne Sebba

Book Review: Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s by Anne Sebba

What did it feel like to be a woman in Paris from 1939-49? What were the choices women were […]

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    Book Review: Food, Families and Work by Rebecca O’Connell and Julia Brannen

Book Review: Food, Families and Work by Rebecca O’Connell and Julia Brannen

Rebecca O’Connell and Julia Brannen’s Food, Families and Work presents a fascinating account of the relationship between parental paid […]

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    Book Review: Sex, Needs and Queer Culture: From Liberation to the Post-Gay by David Alderson

Book Review: Sex, Needs and Queer Culture: From Liberation to the Post-Gay by David Alderson

If corporate backing for Pride events is one example of queer subcultures becoming increasingly commercialised, does this threaten the […]

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    Book Review: Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary by Gerald Horne

Book Review: Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary by Gerald Horne

Alongside his fame as a singer, actor and athlete, Paul Robeson was a key political activist whose proclaimed socialism and […]

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    Book Review: Muted Modernists: The Struggle over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia by Madawi Al-Rasheed

Book Review: Muted Modernists: The Struggle over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia by Madawi Al-Rasheed

In Muted Modernists: The Struggle Over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia, Madawi Al-Rasheed challenges monolithic understandings of official and […]

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    Book Review: iMedia: The Gendering of Objects, Environments and Smart Materials by Sarah Kember

Book Review: iMedia: The Gendering of Objects, Environments and Smart Materials by Sarah Kember

iMedia: The Gendering of Objects, Environments and Smart Materials examines the relationship between gender and current and future media […]

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    Africa at LSE Blog 5th Anniversary Reading List: 10 Must-Read Books on African Politics, Society and Economics

Africa at LSE Blog 5th Anniversary Reading List: 10 Must-Read Books on African Politics, Society and Economics

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6 June 2016 is the five year anniversary of […]

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    Book Review: Knowledge and Ethics in Anthropology: Obligations and Requirements edited by Lisette Josephides

Book Review: Knowledge and Ethics in Anthropology: Obligations and Requirements edited by Lisette Josephides

Inspired by the work of British anthropologist Marilyn Strathern, Knowledge and Ethics in Anthropology: Obligations and Requirements, edited by […]

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    The Materiality of Research: ‘Woven into the Fabric of the Text: Subversive Material Metaphors in Academic Writing’ by Katie Collins

The Materiality of Research: ‘Woven into the Fabric of the Text: Subversive Material Metaphors in Academic Writing’ by Katie Collins

In this feature essay, Katie Collins proposes that we shift our thinking about academic writing from building metaphors – the language […]

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    Book Review: Social Theory for Alternative Societies by Matt Dawson

Book Review: Social Theory for Alternative Societies by Matt Dawson

In Social Theory for Alternative Societies, Matt Dawson shows how alternatives have been a feature of sociological thinking since its […]

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    Book Review: What Works: Gender Equality By Design by Iris Bohnet

Book Review: What Works: Gender Equality By Design by Iris Bohnet

How might we tackle institutionalised gender inequalities? In What Works: Gender Equality by Design, Iris Bohnet advocates systemic interventions […]

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    Reading List: 10 Must-Read Books for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (#IDAHOBIT2016)

Reading List: 10 Must-Read Books for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (#IDAHOBIT2016)

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17 May is the International […]

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