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    Book Review: Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing by John Boughton

Book Review: Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing by John Boughton

In Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing, John Boughton offers a compelling and grounded biography of council […]

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    Book Review: Handbook of Gentrification Studies edited by Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips

Book Review: Handbook of Gentrification Studies edited by Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips

In the Handbook of Gentrification Studies, Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips bring together contributors to explore different types of gentrification […]

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    Book Review: Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste by Diane Coffey and Dean Spears

Book Review: Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste by Diane Coffey and Dean Spears

In Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste, authors Diane Coffey and Dean Spears propose that […]

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    Book Review: The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synedoche and the New Capitals of Asia by Natalie Koch

Book Review: The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synedoche and the New Capitals of Asia by Natalie Koch

In The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synedoche and the New Capitals of Asia, Natalie Koch critically explores the ‘spectacular urbanism’ that […]

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    Book Review: Callous Objects: Designs Against the Homeless by Robert Rosenberger

Book Review: Callous Objects: Designs Against the Homeless by Robert Rosenberger

In Callous Objects: Designs Against the Homeless, Robert Rosenberger explores the growth of ‘hostile architecture’ and reflects on what it suggests […]

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    Book Review: Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey by Begüm Adalet

Book Review: Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey by Begüm Adalet

In Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey, Begüm Adalet offers an account of the […]

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    Book Review: Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump by Kathleen M. Millar

Book Review: Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump by Kathleen M. Millar

In Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump, Kathleen M. Millar offers a new ethnographic study of Jardim Gramacho, […]

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    Book Review: Governing Compact Cities: How to Connect Planning, Design and Transport by Philipp Rode

Book Review: Governing Compact Cities: How to Connect Planning, Design and Transport by Philipp Rode

In Governing Compact Cities: How to Connect Planning, Design and Transport, Philipp Rode looks at the integration of urban planning, city […]

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    Book Review: Industrial Teesside, Lives and Legacies: A Post-Industrial Geography by Jonathan Warren

Book Review: Industrial Teesside, Lives and Legacies: A Post-Industrial Geography by Jonathan Warren

In the final decades of the twentieth century, Teesside has experienced precipitous industrial decline, mass unemployment and environmental decay. […]

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    Book Review: Posthuman Urbanism: Mapping Bodies in Contemporary Space by Debra Benita Shaw

Book Review: Posthuman Urbanism: Mapping Bodies in Contemporary Space by Debra Benita Shaw

In Posthuman Urbanism: Mapping Bodies in Contemporary Space, Debra Benita Shaw examines the disciplinary control and classification built into the […]

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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: Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City by Richard Sennett

Book Review: Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City by Richard Sennett

In Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City, Richard Sennett approaches the question of how we should live in […]

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    Book Review: The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities and Capitalist Globalisation by Leslie Sklair

Book Review: The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities and Capitalist Globalisation by Leslie Sklair

In The Icon Project: Architecture, Cities and Capitalist Globalisation, Leslie Sklair investigates the institutional and economic structures that have underpinned […]

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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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