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    International Women’s Day (#IWD2017) Book Review: The Persistence of Gender Inequality by Mary Evans

International Women’s Day (#IWD2017) Book Review: The Persistence of Gender Inequality by Mary Evans

In The Persistence of Gender Inequality, Mary Evans focuses on the continued structural inequalities between genders that go against optimistic […]

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    Feature: LSE RB Guide to LSE Literary Festival 2017, ‘Revolutions’ (20 Feb – 25 Feb 2017)

Feature: LSE RB Guide to LSE Literary Festival 2017, ‘Revolutions’ (20 Feb – 25 Feb 2017)

Between Monday 20 and Saturday 25 February 2017, LSE is hosting its ninth annual Literary Festival. This year’s theme is […]

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    Book Review: The Anthropology of China: China as Ethnographic and Theoretical Critique by Charlotte Bruckermann and Stephan Feuchtwang

Book Review: The Anthropology of China: China as Ethnographic and Theoretical Critique by Charlotte Bruckermann and Stephan Feuchtwang

In The Anthropology of China: China as Ethnographic and Theoretical Critique, authors Charlotte Bruckermann and Stephan Feuchtwang call for a […]

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    Book Review: Vulnerability in Resistance edited by Judith Butler, Zeynep Gambetti and Leticia Sabsay

Book Review: Vulnerability in Resistance edited by Judith Butler, Zeynep Gambetti and Leticia Sabsay

In Vulnerability in Resistance, editors Judith Butler, Zeynep Gambetti and Leticia Sabsay explore the role of vulnerability in activism, positioning […]

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    Book Review: Improving Criminal Justice Workplaces: Translating Theory and Research into Evidence-Based Practice by Paula Brough, Jennifer Brown and Amanda Biggs

Book Review: Improving Criminal Justice Workplaces: Translating Theory and Research into Evidence-Based Practice by Paula Brough, Jennifer Brown and Amanda Biggs

In Improving Criminal Justice Workplaces: Translating Theory and Research into Practice, Paula Brough, Jennifer Brown and Amanda Biggs bridge academic […]

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    Black History Month 2016: Eslanda Robeson – Acting, Activism, Africa and LSE by Sherese R. Taylor

Black History Month 2016: Eslanda Robeson – Acting, Activism, Africa and LSE by Sherese R. Taylor

Image Credit: Eslanda Goode Robeson (UCLA Special Collections)
October is Black History Month in the UK. Following her review of Paul […]

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    Book Review: Planetary Gentrification by Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto López-Morales

Book Review: Planetary Gentrification by Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto López-Morales

The first book in Polity’s ‘Urban Futures’ series, in Planetary Gentrification authors Loretta Lees, Hyun Bang Shin and Ernesto López-Morales bring together recent […]

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    Book Review: Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective by Punam Yadav

Book Review: Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective by Punam Yadav

In Social Transformation in Post-Conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective, Punam Yadav explores the unintended positive impacts of conflict on the position of women […]

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    Book Review: India and the Islamic Heartlands: An Eighteenth-Century World of Circulation and Exchange by Gagan D.S. Sood

Book Review: India and the Islamic Heartlands: An Eighteenth-Century World of Circulation and Exchange by Gagan D.S. Sood

Drawing on the chance discovery of a number of letters exchanged during the period, in India and the Islamic Heartlands: […]

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    Book Review: A Few Hares to Chase: The Economic Life and Times of Bill Phillips by Alan Bollard

Book Review: A Few Hares to Chase: The Economic Life and Times of Bill Phillips by Alan Bollard

LSE economist and inventor Bill Phillips became world famous for The Phillips Curve. Yet, as A Few Hares to […]

Book Review: Crime by Robert Reiner

In Crime, Robert Reiner offers concise yet insightful commentary on how modern democracies, such as the United Kingdom, understand […]

Book Review: The Closing of the Net by Monica Horten

In The Closing of the Net, Monica Horten confronts the issue of how corporate structural power has shaped the online […]

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    Book Review: Social Advantage and Disadvantage edited by Hartley Dean and Lucinda Platt

Book Review: Social Advantage and Disadvantage edited by Hartley Dean and Lucinda Platt

Social Advantage and Disadvantage, edited by Hartley Dean and Lucinda Platt, explores these two concepts as necessarily relational terms, […]

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    Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Image Credit: Olympic City / Cidade Olímpica, Rio de Janeiro (Brian Godfrey CC2.0)
Tonight is the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio […]

Book Review: London’s Boroughs at 50 by Tony Travers

On 1 April 1965, a new system of city government was introduced to London, resulting in the birth of […]

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