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    Book Review: Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty by Scott W. Allard

Book Review: Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty by Scott W. Allard

In Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty, Scott W. Allard challenges the impression that the American suburbs […]

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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: Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait by Attiya Ahmad

Book Review: Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait by Attiya Ahmad

In Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait, Attiya Ahmad explores experiences of conversion […]

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    Book Review: Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots by Erualdo R. González

Book Review: Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots by Erualdo R. González

In Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics and the Grassroots, Erualdo R. González contributes to the literature on gentrification through a […]

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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 […]

Reading List: A Brexit Summer Reading Guide by Tim Oliver

Have you been struggling to keep up with all the new books on Brexit? Were you secretly planning to […]

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    Book Review: White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

Book Review: White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg

In White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America, Nancy Isenberg traces the historical emergence and instantiation of […]

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    Reading List: 8 Books on Indigenous Research Methods recommended by Helen Kara

Reading List: 8 Books on Indigenous Research Methods recommended by Helen Kara

Image Credit: Indigenous Graduate Reception, February 2017, University of the Fraser Valley (University of the Fraser Valley CC BY […]

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    Book Review: Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp edited by Marie Godin, Katrine Møller Hansen, Aura Lounasmaa, Corinne Squire and Tahir Zaman

Book Review: Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp edited by Marie Godin, Katrine Møller Hansen, Aura Lounasmaa, Corinne Squire and Tahir Zaman

Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp offers a collection of individual testimonies written by a […]

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    Book Review: Islamophobia and Securitization: Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice by Tania Saeed

Book Review: Islamophobia and Securitization: Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice by Tania Saeed

In Islamophobia and Securitization: Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice, Tania Saeed explores the impact of securitisation discourses on […]

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    Book Review: Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen by Guy Standing

Book Review: Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen by Guy Standing

Drawing on thirty years experience researching, testing, designing and advocating for basic income schemes, Guy Standing offers a concise […]

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    Book Review: Migration, Ethics & Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics by Dan Bulley

Book Review: Migration, Ethics & Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics by Dan Bulley

In Migration, Ethics and Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics, Dan Bulley offers a study of the ethics […]

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    Book Review: Go Home? The Politics of Immigration Controversies by Hannah Jones et al

Book Review: Go Home? The Politics of Immigration Controversies by Hannah Jones et al

In Go Home? The Politics of Immigration Controversies, Hannah Jones et al investigate the effects of UK immigration policy […]

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    Book Review: Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life and the PCC in Brazil by Karina Biondi

Book Review: Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life and the PCC in Brazil by Karina Biondi

In Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life and the PCC in Brazil, Karina Biondi offers an ethnographic […]

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    Book Review: Caring for Strangers: Filipino Medical Workers in Asia by Megha Amrith

Book Review: Caring for Strangers: Filipino Medical Workers in Asia by Megha Amrith

In Caring for Strangers: Filipino Medical Workers in Asia, Megha Amrith examines the personal narratives, experiences and aspirations of […]

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