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Book Review: Islam: An Introduction

Islam: An Introduction gives much attention to questions of universal values, Islam and democracy, gender issues, women’s rights and […]

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    Book Review: Biopolitics of Security: A Political Analytic of Finitude

Book Review: Biopolitics of Security: A Political Analytic of Finitude

Taking its inspiration from Michel Foucault, this volume of essays integrates the analysis of security into the study of […]

Book Review: The Philosophy of War and Exile by Nolen Gertz

Through a close critique of PTSD theory, just war theory, and Western ethics, combined with an empirical study of […]

Book Review: Inside the Brotherhood by Hazem Kandil

Drawing on years of participant observation, interviews, previously inaccessible organizational documents, and memoirs and writings, Hazem Kandil aims to provide […]

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    Book Review: Controversies: Politics and Philosophy in our Time by Alain Badiou & Jean-Claude Milner, translated by Susan Spitzer

Book Review: Controversies: Politics and Philosophy in our Time by Alain Badiou & Jean-Claude Milner, translated by Susan Spitzer

Anyone with an interest in philosophy, politics, history and economics will find many threads of debate and thoughts to […]

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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: American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism by Matthew Avery Sutton

Book Review: American Apocalypse: A History of Modern Evangelicalism by Matthew Avery Sutton

With American Apocalypse, Matthew Avery Sutton aims to draw on extensive archival research to document the ways an initially obscure […]

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    Book Review: Nancy Now edited by Verena Andermatt Conley and Irving Goh

Book Review: Nancy Now edited by Verena Andermatt Conley and Irving Goh

Jean-Luc Nancy’s writings on philosophy, politics, aesthetics, and religion have contributed to the development of contemporary French thought and helped […]

Book Review: Kant’s Politics in Context by Reidar Maliks

The translation of Kant’s ideas into more recognisable and accessible terminology from the perspective of a modern reader is […]

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    Free event: LSE Literary Festival discussion: Digital Personhood and Identity

Free event: LSE Literary Festival discussion: Digital Personhood and Identity

 
LSE Literary Festival discussion: Digital Personhood and Identity
Date: Saturday 28 February 2015
Time: 1-2.30pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Luke Dormehl, Aleks […]

Editor’s Picks: ten favourite book reviews from 2014

Through 2014 LSE Review of Books has published hundreds of reviews, covering new social science titles from across the disciplines. In […]

Most popular bookshop guides from 2014

This year we’ve published many popular guides to the best bookshops around the world for academics and students to […]

Most popular social science book reviews from 2014

2014 has been a wonderful year for social science debate and publications. Here’s our run down of the five […]

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    Book Review: Workers Unite! The International Working Men’s Association 150 Years Later, edited by Marcello Musto

Book Review: Workers Unite! The International Working Men’s Association 150 Years Later, edited by Marcello Musto

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the International Working Men’s Association, this book pulls together essays and resources […]

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    Our guide to the perfect podcasts for social scientists to listen to through Christmas and New Year 2014/2015

Our guide to the perfect podcasts for social scientists to listen to through Christmas and New Year 2014/2015

Podcasts have seen a revival this year thanks to initiatives like Serial and the Radiotopia network. At LSE Review of Books, […]