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    Book Review: Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement by Charlotte Cooper

Book Review: Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement by Charlotte Cooper

Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement, by Charlotte Cooper, not only offers a thorough history of the fat acceptance […]

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    LSE Lit Fest 2016: ‘Out of Our Bodies’ by Sandra Jovchelovitch

LSE Lit Fest 2016: ‘Out of Our Bodies’ by Sandra Jovchelovitch

On Saturday 27 February 2016, LSE Professor Sandra Jovchelovitch will be speaking alongside novelist Ned Beauman, Dr Kate Devlin […]

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    Book Review: Cool Shades: The History and Meaning of Sunglasses by Vanessa Brown

Book Review: Cool Shades: The History and Meaning of Sunglasses by Vanessa Brown

In Cool Shades: The History and Meaning of Sunglasses, Vanessa Brown explores the evolving concept of ‘cool’ by tracing […]

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    Book Review: Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea by Sandra Fahy

Book Review: Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea by Sandra Fahy

In Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea, Sandra Fahy presents the oral histories of survivors of […]

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    Book Review: The Emotional Politics of Social Work and Child Protection

Book Review: The Emotional Politics of Social Work and Child Protection

The Emotional Politics of Social Work and Child Protection delves into the often warped relationship between social workers, media […]

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    Book Review: Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies

Book Review: Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies

Thrive explores the new effective solutions to the misery and injustice caused by mental illness. It describes how successful […]

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    Book Review: Art, Culture and International Development: Humanizing social transformation by John Clammer

Book Review: Art, Culture and International Development: Humanizing social transformation by John Clammer

This exciting book aims to place the arts at the centre of debates in development studies by introducing new ways […]

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    Book Review: Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India by Amrita Pande

Book Review: Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India by Amrita Pande

Wombs in Labor is an absorbing and meticulously researched work. Amrita Pande fruitfully scrutinises the minutiae of interactions among surrogates […]

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    Book Review: Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics (5th Edition) by Ken Conca and Geoffrey D Dabelko

Book Review: Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics (5th Edition) by Ken Conca and Geoffrey D Dabelko

The contributors to the 33 chapters of this book show that the field is in desperate need of further […]

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    Book Review: Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? Edited by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R. Cole

Book Review: Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? Edited by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R. Cole

Seventeen essays from distinguished scholars take on the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and consider a variety […]

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    Book Review: Water Security in India: Hope, Despair, and the Challenges of Human Development by Vandana Asthana and A. C. Shukla

Book Review: Water Security in India: Hope, Despair, and the Challenges of Human Development by Vandana Asthana and A. C. Shukla

For anybody interested in water security, its intricate links with other forms of security (like food), and the threats […]

Book Review: Improving Health Services: Background, Method and Applications by Walter Holland

Walter Holland’s book is unique in that it provides an overview of Health Services Research, a growing area of research, […]

Book Review: Yaya’s Story: The Quest for Well-being in the World by Paul Stoller

Combining memoir, ethnography, and philosophy through a series of interconnected narratives, Paul Stoller aims to tell a story of remarkable […]

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    Book Review: Against their Will: The Secret History of Medical Experimentation On Children in Cold War America by Judith L. Newman et al.

Book Review: Against their Will: The Secret History of Medical Experimentation On Children in Cold War America by Judith L. Newman et al.

Michael Warren finds that Against their Will stands as a stark warning from history of the pursuit of scientific success at […]

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    Book Review: HIV/AIDS and the South African State by Anamarie Bindenagel Sehovic

Book Review: HIV/AIDS and the South African State by Anamarie Bindenagel Sehovic

The HIV epidemic in South Africa has been the largest and most contentious of any country affected by the […]

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