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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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    Book Review: Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier

Book Review: Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier

In Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System, Alexander Betts and Paul Collier set out to offer solutions to the […]

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    Book Review: The Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity by James G. Mansell

Book Review: The Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity by James G. Mansell

In The Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity, James G. Mansell considers how modernity became manifested in aural […]

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    Book Review: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty by Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider

Book Review: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty by Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider

In The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty, Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider focus […]

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    Book Review: Close Calls: Managing Risk and Resilience in Airline Flight Safety by Carl Macrae

Book Review: Close Calls: Managing Risk and Resilience in Airline Flight Safety by Carl Macrae

In Close Calls: Managing Risk and Resilience in Airline Flight Safety, Carl Macrae offers a new study of organisational […]

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    The Long Read: The Working Class Hasn’t Gone Away by Ron Johnston

The Long Read: The Working Class Hasn’t Gone Away by Ron Johnston

Ron Johnston reviews three recent books that, in very different ways, explore the changing nature and politics of the […]

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    LSE RB Feature Essay: Populism and the Limits of Neoliberalism by William Davies

LSE RB Feature Essay: Populism and the Limits of Neoliberalism by William Davies

Coinciding with the release of a revised edition of The Limits of Neoliberalism: Authority, Sovereignty and the Logic of […]

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    Book Review: In the Heat of the Summer: The New York Riots of 1964 and The War on Crime by Michael W. Flamm

Book Review: In the Heat of the Summer: The New York Riots of 1964 and The War on Crime by Michael W. Flamm

In In the Heat of the Summer: The New York Riots of 1964 and The War on Crime, Michael […]

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    Book Review: Participation and Non-Participation in Student Activism: Paths and Barriers to Mobilising Young People for Political Action by Alexander Hensby

Book Review: Participation and Non-Participation in Student Activism: Paths and Barriers to Mobilising Young People for Political Action by Alexander Hensby

What motivates some students to translate their political interests and commitments into direct action, while others do not? In […]

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    Book Review: Before and After Gender: Sexual Mythologies of Everyday Life by Marilyn Strathern

Book Review: Before and After Gender: Sexual Mythologies of Everyday Life by Marilyn Strathern

Written in the early 1970s by renowned anthropologist Marilyn Strathern, the manuscript for Before and After Gender: Sexual Mythologies […]

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    Book Review: Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey by Kaya Genç

Book Review: Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey by Kaya Genç

In Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey, Kaya Genç draws upon a range of interviews undertaken following the […]

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    Book Review: Critical Theory of Communication: New Readings of Lukacs, Adorno, Marcuse, Honneth and Habermas in the Age of the Internet by Christian Fuchs

Book Review: Critical Theory of Communication: New Readings of Lukacs, Adorno, Marcuse, Honneth and Habermas in the Age of the Internet by Christian Fuchs

In Critical Theory of Communication, Christian Fuchs explores how the theories of five key thinkers from the Frankfurt School – Georg Lukács, […]

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    Book Review: Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies edited by Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings

Book Review: Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies edited by Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings

In Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies, editors Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings bring together contributors who are challenging assumptions surrounding […]

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Photo date: 01-22-2014

Photo by Nate Pesce

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri stands for photo in front of the USO sign.
Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri visited the Fort Meade USO office on January 22. She signed autographs, took pictures, and met with soldiers from different branches of the military.Gallery

    Book Review: Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity and South Asian American Culture by Vanita Reddy

Book Review: Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity and South Asian American Culture by Vanita Reddy

In Fashioning Diaspora: Beauty, Femininity and South Asian American Culture, Vanita Reddy examines how beauty is a mobilising and […]

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