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    Book Review: Yaya’s Story: The Quest for Well-being in the World by Paul Stoller

Book Review: Yaya’s Story: The Quest for Well-being in the World by Paul Stoller

Combining memoir, ethnography, and philosophy through a series of interconnected narratives, Paul Stoller aims to tell a story of remarkable […]

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    Reading List: 8 books that help us understand why #NoMorePage3 is important

Reading List: 8 books that help us understand why #NoMorePage3 is important

In response to a long campaign against the sexist and offensive portrayal of women in the media, The Sun newspaper are considering scrapping Page […]

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    Book Review: Women, Incarceration, and Human Rights Violations: Feminist Criminology and Corrections by Alana Van Gundy and Amy Baumann-Grau

Book Review: Women, Incarceration, and Human Rights Violations: Feminist Criminology and Corrections by Alana Van Gundy and Amy Baumann-Grau

With chapters covering medical abuse, sexual abuse, and pregnancy in prison, this an important book so far as it affords […]

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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 […]

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    Book Review: Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East: Changing Selves, Changing Societies by Ineke Buskens and Anne Webb

Book Review: Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East: Changing Selves, Changing Societies by Ineke Buskens and Anne Webb

Based on analyses from twenty-one research teams in fourteen countries, this contribution explores what it takes to wield the emancipatory […]

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    Book Review: Fantasy Islands: Chinese dreams and ecological fears in an age of climate crisis by Julie Sze

Book Review: Fantasy Islands: Chinese dreams and ecological fears in an age of climate crisis by Julie Sze

Fantasy Islands aims to explore Chinese, European, and American eco-desire and eco-technological dreams, and examines the solutions they offer […]

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: Female Football Fans: Community, Identity, and Sexism by Carrie Dunn

Book Review: Female Football Fans: Community, Identity, and Sexism by Carrie Dunn

Carrie Dunn’s book shows that there are some unique facets of the female football fan experience, including a strong engagement […]

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    Book Review: Negotiating Cohesion, Inequality and Change: Uncomfortable Positions in Local Government by Hannah Jones

Book Review: Negotiating Cohesion, Inequality and Change: Uncomfortable Positions in Local Government by Hannah Jones

Hannah Jones aims to explore how multiculturalism, inequality and belonging are understood in the day-to-day thinking and practices of […]

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    Book Review: The Unhappy Divorce of Sociology and Psychoanalysis: Diverse Perspectives on the Psychosocial, edited by Lynn Chancer and John Andrews

Book Review: The Unhappy Divorce of Sociology and Psychoanalysis: Diverse Perspectives on the Psychosocial, edited by Lynn Chancer and John Andrews

Why have sociologists tended to overlook the work of their colleagues in the field of psychology? This collection aims to consider the […]

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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, […]