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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 2014

Our guide to the perfect podcasts for social scientists to listen to through Christmas 2014

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 […]

Book Review: Women in Political Theory by Jane Duran

Women in Political Theory is the first volume to explore the intersections of feminism, politics and philosophy, and to […]

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    Book Review: Media Framing of the Muslim World: Conflicts, Crises and Contexts by Halim Rane, Jacqui Ewart and John Martinkus

Book Review: Media Framing of the Muslim World: Conflicts, Crises and Contexts by Halim Rane, Jacqui Ewart and John Martinkus

Since al-Qaeda’s attacks on the World Trade Center in New York in 2001, Islam and the Muslim world have […]

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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: Revisionism and Diversification in New Religious Movements edited by Eileen Barker

Book Review: Revisionism and Diversification in New Religious Movements edited by Eileen Barker

What links The Church of Scientology, the Family International, and the Québécois group La Mission de l’Esprit-Saint? All are […]

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    Book Review: Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State by Cass Sunstein

Book Review: Valuing Life: Humanizing the Regulatory State by Cass Sunstein

In Valuing Life, Cass Sunstein surveys a wide range of practical research and real-life policymaking in his characteristically lucid style, […]

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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 […]