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    Book Review: Islamist Parties and Political Normalization in the Muslim World by Quinn Mecham and Julie Chernov Hwang

Book Review: Islamist Parties and Political Normalization in the Muslim World by Quinn Mecham and Julie Chernov Hwang

Since 2000, more than twenty countries around the world have held elections in which parties that espouse a political […]

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Find reviews by LSE alumni and LSE staff and students with our new site features

Users can now find content created by LSE alumni and by current LSE staff and students much quicker with […]

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    Book Review: Medicine at the Border: Disease, Globalization and Security, 1850 to the Present, edited by Alison Bashford

Book Review: Medicine at the Border: Disease, Globalization and Security, 1850 to the Present, edited by Alison Bashford

Medicine at the Border looks to explore the pressing issues of border control and infectious disease in the nineteenth, […]

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    Book Review: Analyzing the Drone Debates: targeted killing, remote warfare, and military technology by James DeShaw Rae

Book Review: Analyzing the Drone Debates: targeted killing, remote warfare, and military technology by James DeShaw Rae

This book aims to examine the principal arguments for and against the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for surveillance […]

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    Book Review: Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future by Martin Eve

Book Review: Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future by Martin Eve

Martin Eve’s new book is essential reading for anyone interested in the future of open access and scholarly communication in the […]

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    Book Review: Asian America: Sociological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives by Pawan Dhingra and Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

Book Review: Asian America: Sociological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives by Pawan Dhingra and Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

Bridging sociology and the growing interdisciplinary field of Asian American studies, this text will be of interested to undergraduate and graduate […]

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    Book Review: The Gestapo: Power and Terror in the Third Reich by Carsten Dams and Michael Stolle

Book Review: The Gestapo: Power and Terror in the Third Reich by Carsten Dams and Michael Stolle

The Gestapo aims to trace the story of the Nazis’ secret police force, mostly remembered as the infamous epitome of […]

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    Book Review: On the Universal: the uniform, the common and dialogue between cultures by François Jullien

Book Review: On the Universal: the uniform, the common and dialogue between cultures by François Jullien

On the Universal sees François Jullien focus on whether universal values exist and whether dialogue between cultures is possible. The book […]

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    Book Review: A Global Conceptual History of Asia, 1860-1940 by Hagen Schulz-Forberg

Book Review: A Global Conceptual History of Asia, 1860-1940 by Hagen Schulz-Forberg

A Global Conceptual History of Asia, 1860-1940 aims to explore the changing concepts of the social and the economic during a […]

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    Book Review: When Greeks and Turks Meet: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Relationship Since 1923, edited by Vally Lytra

Book Review: When Greeks and Turks Meet: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Relationship Since 1923, edited by Vally Lytra

When Greeks and Turks Meet attempts to demonstrate how the nationalist view of relations between the two peoples is a […]

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    Ron Johnston on remembering urbanist Professor Sir Peter Hall

Ron Johnston on remembering urbanist Professor Sir Peter Hall

Professor Sir Peter Hall died in July 2014. Active as a scholar, policy analyst and future-thinker almost to the […]

Book Review: The New Urban Question by Andy Merrifield

The New Urban Question considers connections between radical urban theory and political activism, taking in 19th-century Paris, 1970s Detroit, and the Occupy […]

Book Review: Indian Foreign Policy by Chris Ogden

Chris Ogden seeks to introduce students to the key dimensions of Indian foreign policy, from its emergence as a modern state […]

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    Book Review: Backroads Pragmatists: Mexico’s Melting Pot and Civil Rights in the United States by Ruben Flores

Book Review: Backroads Pragmatists: Mexico’s Melting Pot and Civil Rights in the United States by Ruben Flores

Through deep archival research and ambitious synthesis, Backroads Pragmatists aims to illuminate how nation-building in post-revolutionary Mexico unmistakably influenced the civil […]