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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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    Book Review: Borrowing Together: Microfinance and Cultivating Social Ties by Becky Yang Hsu

Book Review: Borrowing Together: Microfinance and Cultivating Social Ties by Becky Yang Hsu

In Borrowing Together: Microfinance and Cultivating Social Ties, Becky Yang Hsu draws upon two microfinance projects in rural China […]

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    Book Review: The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society by Jean-Pierre Poulain

Book Review: The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society by Jean-Pierre Poulain

In The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society, Jean-Pierre Poulain offers an account of how […]

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    Book Review: Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse and Political Identity by Jennifer Sclafani

Book Review: Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse and Political Identity by Jennifer Sclafani

In Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse and Political Identity, Jennifer Sclafani offers a sociocultural linguistic analysis of […]

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    Book Review: Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart edited by Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie and Simon Winlow

Book Review: Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart edited by Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie and Simon Winlow

In Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart, editors Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie and Simon Winlow make […]

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    Book Review: Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement by Eduardo Zachary Albrecht

Book Review: Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement by Eduardo Zachary Albrecht

In Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement, Eduardo Zachary Albrecht explores the alter-globalisation movements in Spain, […]

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    Book Review: Entanglement: The Secret Lives of Hair by Emma Tarlo

Book Review: Entanglement: The Secret Lives of Hair by Emma Tarlo

In Entanglement: The Secret Lives of Hair, Emma Tarlo explores the hidden networks through which human hair circulates around the world, […]

  • Permalink Description: Laszlo Torday arrived in Tynemouth in January 1940 from Hungary and took most of his photographs of Tyneside during the 1960's and 1970's. They reflect his interest in the streets and people of Newcastle especially of central Newcastle and the suburbs of Heaton and Jesmond. : The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises 100 photograph albums of black and white prints plus 16 boxes of colour transparencies. We are keen to find out more about them. If you recognise anyone in the images please comment below. Copies of his photograph may be ordered from us for more information see: <a href=www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt Please make a note of the image reference number above (eg. Tor001) to help speed up your order." />Gallery

    Book Review: Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class edited by Nathan Connolly

Book Review: Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class edited by Nathan Connolly

Inspired by the collection The Good Immigrant, Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class […]

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    Book Review: Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime by Federico Varese

Book Review: Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime by Federico Varese

In Mafia Life: Love, Death and Money at the Heart of Organised Crime, Federico Varese journeys into the everyday lives […]

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