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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 […]

Merry Christmas from LSE Review of Books

 
Wishing all of our readers, reviewers, publishers, authors, friends and family a very Merry Christmas 2015!

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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, […]

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    Book Review: Domestic Violence in Asia: Globalization, Gender and Islam in the Maldives by Emma Fulu

Book Review: Domestic Violence in Asia: Globalization, Gender and Islam in the Maldives by Emma Fulu

This book looks to explore changing patterns of domestic violence in Asia. Based on extensive original research in the […]

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    Book Review: The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea by Robert Wald Sussman

Book Review: The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea by Robert Wald Sussman

In The Myth of Race, Robert Sussman aims to explore how race emerged as a social construct from early biblical […]

Our guide to the perfect books for Christmas 2014

2014 has been a wonderful year for new and exciting social science books, with popular releases across the disciplines […]

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    How do you use LSE Review of Books? Tell us and win £100 worth of books

How do you use LSE Review of Books? Tell us and win £100 worth of books

Every month over 40,000 readers use LSE Review of Books to find out about the latest social science books. As […]

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    Book Review: The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion by Birgül Açıkyıldız

Book Review: The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion by Birgül Açıkyıldız

The Yezidis by Birgül Açıkyıldız is an important contribution that will shed light on a mysterious and much maligned community, writes William […]

Book Review: Psychology in the Bathroom by Nick Haslam

The toilet is a focus of intense emotions, unseemly interests, strange afflictions and earthy humour. Psychology in the Bathroom looks […]

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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 […]