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    Book Review: The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synedoche and the New Capitals of Asia by Natalie Koch

Book Review: The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synedoche and the New Capitals of Asia by Natalie Koch

In The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synedoche and the New Capitals of Asia, Natalie Koch critically explores the ‘spectacular urbanism’ that […]

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    Book Review: Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey by Begüm Adalet

Book Review: Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey by Begüm Adalet

In Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey, Begüm Adalet offers an account of the […]

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    Book Review: Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World by Crystal Biruk

Book Review: Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World by Crystal Biruk

In Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World, Crystal Biruk offers an analysis of the production of data […]

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    Book Review: Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia by Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Book Review: Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia by Shenila Khoja-Moolji

In Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia, Shenila Khoja-Moolji offers a detailed historical […]

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    Book Review: Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump by Kathleen M. Millar

Book Review: Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump by Kathleen M. Millar

In Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump, Kathleen M. Millar offers a new ethnographic study of Jardim Gramacho, […]

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    Book Review: Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India by Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

Book Review: Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India by Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

In Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India, authors Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey offer a compendious account […]

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    Book Review: Industrial Teesside, Lives and Legacies: A Post-Industrial Geography by Jonathan Warren

Book Review: Industrial Teesside, Lives and Legacies: A Post-Industrial Geography by Jonathan Warren

In the final decades of the twentieth century, Teesside has experienced precipitous industrial decline, mass unemployment and environmental decay. […]

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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: 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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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Reading List: 7 Recommended Reads on Housing and Urban Development

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Reading List: 7 Recommended Reads on Housing and Urban Development

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75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival […]

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    Book Review: Children and Media in India: Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change by Shakuntala Banaji

Book Review: Children and Media in India: Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change by Shakuntala Banaji

In Children and Media in India: Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change, Shakuntala Banaji draws on extensive fieldwork research to offer […]

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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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