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    Book Review: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor by Virginia Eubanks

Book Review: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor by Virginia Eubanks

In Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor, Virginia Eubanks outlines the life-and-death impacts of automated decision-making […]

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    Book Review: Social Theory Now edited by Claudio E. Benzecry, Monika Krause and Issac A. Reed

Book Review: Social Theory Now edited by Claudio E. Benzecry, Monika Krause and Issac A. Reed

With Social Theory Now, editors Claudio E. Benzecry, Monika Krause and Issac A. Reed bring together contributors to provide an […]

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    Book Review: Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India by Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

Book Review: Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India by Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

In Waste of a Nation: Garbage and Growth in India, authors Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey offer a compendious account […]

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    Book Review: Against Meritocracy: Culture, Power and Myths of Mobility by Jo Littler

Book Review: Against Meritocracy: Culture, Power and Myths of Mobility by Jo Littler

In Against Meritocracy: Culture, Power and Myths of Mobility, Jo Littler offers a rich analysis that intricately teases out the grasp ‘merit’ […]

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    Book Review: When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral Agency by Bernardo Zacka

Book Review: When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral Agency by Bernardo Zacka

In When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral Agency, Bernardo Zacka draws on eight months of fieldwork […]

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    Book Review: Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy by Richard E. Ocejo

Book Review: Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy by Richard E. Ocejo

In Masters of Craft: Old Jobs in the New Urban Economy, Richard E. Ocejo explores four traditionally working-class jobs – […]

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    Book Review: Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In by Roger Keil

Book Review: Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In by Roger Keil

Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In, authored by Roger Keil, emerges out of an eight-year […]

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    Book Review: Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan by Mathijs Pelkmans

Book Review: Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan by Mathijs Pelkmans

In Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan, Mathijs Pelkmans offers an ethnography of everyday life in a […]

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    Book Review: Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power by Timothy Pachirat

Book Review: Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power by Timothy Pachirat

In Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power, Timothy Pachirat offers an experimental contribution to scholarship on social […]

Long Read Review: The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong

Coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report and written in the spirit of George Orwell’s The Road […]

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    Book Review: Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes by Diane Reay

Book Review: Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes by Diane Reay

In Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes, Diane Reay draws on interviews with over 500 children to explore the class […]

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    Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

In Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain, Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu contribute to analyses […]

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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

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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 […]

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