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    Book Review: Borrowing Together: Microfinance and Cultivating Social Ties by Becky Yang Hsu

Book Review: Borrowing Together: Microfinance and Cultivating Social Ties by Becky Yang Hsu

In Borrowing Together: Microfinance and Cultivating Social Ties, Becky Yang Hsu draws upon two microfinance projects in rural China […]

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    Book Review: Developing England’s North: The Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse edited by Craig Berry and Arianna Giovannini

Book Review: Developing England’s North: The Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse edited by Craig Berry and Arianna Giovannini

In Developing England’s North: The Political Economy of the Northern Powerhouse, editors Craig Berry and Arianna Giovannini bring together contributors to […]

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    Book Review: Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes edited by Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen and Eric Werker

Book Review: Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes edited by Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen and Eric Werker

If development is predicated upon sustained economic growth, how can this be achieved? In Deals and Development: The Political […]

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    Book Review: Complicit Sisters. Gender and Women’s Issues across North-South Divides by Sara de Jong

Book Review: Complicit Sisters. Gender and Women’s Issues across North-South Divides by Sara de Jong

In Complicit Sisters: Gender and Women’s Issues across North-South Divides, Sara de Jong draws on interviews with NGO workers […]

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    Book Review: Robert McNamara’s Other War: The World Bank and International Development by Patrick Allan Sharma

Book Review: Robert McNamara’s Other War: The World Bank and International Development by Patrick Allan Sharma

In Robert McNamara’s Other War: The World Bank and International Development, Patrick Allan Sharma attends to the lesser-studied final act […]

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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: Gentrifier by John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch and Marc Lamont Hill

Book Review: Gentrifier by John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch and Marc Lamont Hill

In Gentrifier, John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch and Marc Lamont Hill offer a riposte to the widespread use of […]

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    Book Review: Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists and the Making of Global China by Julian Gewirtz

Book Review: Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists and the Making of Global China by Julian Gewirtz

In Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists and the Making of Global China, Julian Gewirtz documents the interactions between […]

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    Book Review: Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership and Institutional Change by Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller and Carlos Pereira

Book Review: Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership and Institutional Change by Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller and Carlos Pereira

In Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership and Institutional Change, Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller and Carlos […]

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    Book Review: The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions by Jason Hickel

Book Review: The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions by Jason Hickel

In The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions, Jason Hickel challenges the progress narrative that […]

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    Book Review: Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico by Prakash Kashwan

Book Review: Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico by Prakash Kashwan

In Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico, Prakash Kashwan contributes to […]

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    Book Review: Re:development: Voices, Cyanotypes and Writings from the Green Backyard edited by Jessie Brennan

Book Review: Re:development: Voices, Cyanotypes and Writings from the Green Backyard edited by Jessie Brennan

In Re:development: Voices, Cyanotypes and Writings from the Green Backyard, editor and artist Jessie Brennan brings together a range […]

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    Book Review: The Equality Effect: Improving Life for Everyone by Danny Dorling

Book Review: The Equality Effect: Improving Life for Everyone by Danny Dorling

In The Equality Effect: Improving Life for Everyone, Danny Dorling delivers evidence that more equal countries enjoy better outcomes, with […]

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    Book Review: From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago by Rachel Weber

Book Review: From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago by Rachel Weber

In From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago, Rachel Weber offers an ‘elite ethnography’ of the […]

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    Book Review: Britain’s Cities, Britain’s Future by Mike Emmerich

Book Review: Britain’s Cities, Britain’s Future by Mike Emmerich

In Britain’s Cities, Britain’s Future, Mike Emmerich interrogates the long decline of UK cities since their nineteenth-century pomp and […]

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