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    Reading List: 12 Recommended Reads on Immigration, Refugee Rights and Asylum

Reading List: 12 Recommended Reads on Immigration, Refugee Rights and Asylum

Image Credit: Mural, Paris, 2017 (Jeanne Menjoulet CC BY 2.0)
In this new reading list, we recommend 12 books authored […]

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    Book Review: Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context edited by Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu

Book Review: Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context edited by Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu

In Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context, editors Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu bring together contributors to explore women’s […]

  • Permalink A Time for Revolutions, the Making of the Welfare State. The 75th anniversary of the Beveridge report is marked by an exhibition in the LSE Library Gallery on the ground floor of the Lionel Robbins Building. The exhibition was curated by Indebar Bhullar and runs from the 8th January to 13th April 2018.Gallery

    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Introducing 5 Key Items in LSE Library Exhibition ‘A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State’ (8 January – 13 April 2018)

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Introducing 5 Key Items in LSE Library Exhibition ‘A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State’ (8 January – 13 April 2018)

Image Credit: A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State exhibition, LSE Library, 8 Jan – 13 Apr 2018 […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Reading List: 7 Recommended Reads on Housing and Urban Development

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Reading List: 7 Recommended Reads on Housing and Urban Development

Image Credit: Mumbai, India, 2010 (Sunghwan Yoon CC BY SA 2.0)
75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival […]

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    Book Review: Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman

Book Review: Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman

In Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence, Rachel Sherman undertakes 50 in-depth interviews with rich New Yorkers to consider how they navigate their […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: The Five Giants by Nicholas Timmins

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: The Five Giants by Nicholas Timmins

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

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    Book Review: Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate by Rosie Findlay

Book Review: Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate by Rosie Findlay

In Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate, Rosie Findlay analyses the development of personal style blogs from their early origins, […]

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    Book Review: The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’ by Simon Susen and Patrick Baert

Book Review: The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’ by Simon Susen and Patrick Baert

With The Sociology of Intellectuals: After ‘The Existentialist Moment’, Simon Susen and Patrick Baert make a collaborative effort to build […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: ‘Why We Need a Citizen’s Basic Income: A New Edition or a New Book?’ by Malcolm Torry

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: ‘Why We Need a Citizen’s Basic Income: A New Edition or a New Book?’ by Malcolm Torry

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

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    Book Review: Children and Media in India: Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change by Shakuntala Banaji

Book Review: Children and Media in India: Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change by Shakuntala Banaji

In Children and Media in India: Narratives of Class, Agency and Social Change, Shakuntala Banaji draws on extensive fieldwork research to offer […]

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    Book Review: The Neopopular Bubble: Speculating on ‘the People’ in Late Modern Democracy by Péter Csigó

Book Review: The Neopopular Bubble: Speculating on ‘the People’ in Late Modern Democracy by Péter Csigó

In The Neopopular Bubble: Speculating on ‘the People’ in Late Modern Democracy, Péter Csigó argues that the financial crisis of 2008 […]

  • Permalink Petroleum-based plastics now take up about 25 percent of the volume of landfills. But knives, forks, and spoons made from a starch-polyester material won't contribute to the problem, thanks to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA),  Agriculture Research Service (ARS) innovation. Various biodegradable starch-polyester compositions can be used for other one-time-use items such as plastic bags and wraps that are now made from petroleum. USDA photo by Scott Bauer.Gallery

    Book Review: Food, Power and Agency by Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon

Book Review: Food, Power and Agency by Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon

In Food, Power and Agency, editors Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon bring together contributors to explore how food, power and agency contribute […]

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    Book Review: Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology edited by Xavier Guillaume and Pinar Bilgin

Book Review: Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology edited by Xavier Guillaume and Pinar Bilgin

In Routledge Handbook of International Political Sociology, editors Xavier Guillaume and Pinar Bilgin bring together contributors to explore methodologies, theories and sites […]

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    Book Review: Kids – Child Protection in Britain: The Truth by Camila Batmanghelidjh with Tim Rayment

Book Review: Kids – Child Protection in Britain: The Truth by Camila Batmanghelidjh with Tim Rayment

In Kids – Child Protection in Britain: The Truth, Camila Batmanghelidjh with Tim Rayment sets out a defence of Kids […]

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    Book Review: The Toxic University: Zombie Leadership, Academic Rock Stars and Neoliberal Ideology by John Smyth

Book Review: The Toxic University: Zombie Leadership, Academic Rock Stars and Neoliberal Ideology by John Smyth

In The Toxic University: Zombie Leadership, Academic Rock Stars and Neoliberal Ideology, John Smyth offers a critical reading of the pathological […]

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