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    Book Review: How Solidarity Works for Welfare: Subnationalism and Social Development in India by Prerna Singh

Book Review: How Solidarity Works for Welfare: Subnationalism and Social Development in India by Prerna Singh

Why are some places in the world characterised by better social service provision and welfare outcomes than others? In […]

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    Book Review: Hunger Pains: Life Inside Foodbank Britain by Kayleigh Garthwaite

Book Review: Hunger Pains: Life Inside Foodbank Britain by Kayleigh Garthwaite

In Hunger Pains: Life Inside Foodbank Britain, Kayleigh Garthwaite draws upon eighteen months spent volunteering as a foodbank worker in […]

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    Book Review: Food, Families and Work by Rebecca O’Connell and Julia Brannen

Book Review: Food, Families and Work by Rebecca O’Connell and Julia Brannen

Rebecca O’Connell and Julia Brannen’s Food, Families and Work presents a fascinating account of the relationship between parental paid […]

Book Review: Becoming Jane Jacobs by Peter L. Laurence

With the publication of The Death and Life of Great American Cities in 1961 and her famous battle against New […]

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    Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Nearly one billion people reside in slums around the globe, but how has this reality been depicted on the […]

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    Book Review: Social Media and Everyday Politics by Tim Highfield

Book Review: Social Media and Everyday Politics by Tim Highfield

How do the personal and political aspects of social media collide? In Social Media and Everyday Politics, Tim Highfield aims to […]

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    Book Review: Social Advantage and Disadvantage edited by Hartley Dean and Lucinda Platt

Book Review: Social Advantage and Disadvantage edited by Hartley Dean and Lucinda Platt

Social Advantage and Disadvantage, edited by Hartley Dean and Lucinda Platt, explores these two concepts as necessarily relational terms, […]

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    Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

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Tonight is the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio […]

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    Book Review: Social Media in an English Village by Daniel Miller

Book Review: Social Media in an English Village by Daniel Miller

One of nine country case studies due to be published as part of the UCL Press ‘Why We Post’ […]

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    Book Review: Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, The Pentagon and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology by David H. Price

Book Review: Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, The Pentagon and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology by David H. Price

In Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, The Pentagon and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology, David H. Price offers […]

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    Book Review: The Creative Citizen Unbound: How Social Media and DIY Culture Contribute to Democracy, Communities and the Creative Economy edited by Ian Hargreaves and John Hartley

Book Review: The Creative Citizen Unbound: How Social Media and DIY Culture Contribute to Democracy, Communities and the Creative Economy edited by Ian Hargreaves and John Hartley

Drawing upon the findings of a 30-month research project, The Creative Citizen Unbound: How Social Media and DIY Culture […]

Book Review: Strangers at our Door by Zygmunt Bauman

In this new short book, Strangers at our Door, Zygmunt Bauman examines the origins, contours and impact of the present-day […]

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    Book Review: Enduring Uncertainty: Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life by Ines Hasselberg

Book Review: Enduring Uncertainty: Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life by Ines Hasselberg

Enduring Uncertainty: Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life explores how foreign national prisoners and their families understand, experience and feel […]

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    The Long Read: Beyond the Beautiful Game: Football as a Means for Control and Protest by Michael Warren

The Long Read: Beyond the Beautiful Game: Football as a Means for Control and Protest by Michael Warren

The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer. James M. Dorsey. Hurst. 2016.

From the Back Page to the Front Room: […]

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    Book Review: Finsternis in Deutschland. Was die Deutschen dachten. Interviews einer Engländerin, 1934-1938 [Darkness Over Germany: What the Germans Thought: Interviews of an English Woman, 1934-1938] by Ernestine Amy Buller

Book Review: Finsternis in Deutschland. Was die Deutschen dachten. Interviews einer Engländerin, 1934-1938 [Darkness Over Germany: What the Germans Thought: Interviews of an English Woman, 1934-1938] by Ernestine Amy Buller

Finsternis in Deutschland is the first German translation of Darkness over Germany, Ernestine Amy Buller’s account of interviews undertaken in Germany between […]

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