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    Book Review: Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico by Prakash Kashwan

Book Review: Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico by Prakash Kashwan

In Democracy in the Woods: Environmental Conservation and Social Justice in India, Tanzania and Mexico, Prakash Kashwan contributes to […]

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    Reading List: 8 Books on Indigenous Research Methods recommended by Helen Kara

Reading List: 8 Books on Indigenous Research Methods recommended by Helen Kara

Image Credit: Indigenous Graduate Reception, February 2017, University of the Fraser Valley (University of the Fraser Valley CC BY […]

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    Book Review: Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp edited by Marie Godin, Katrine Møller Hansen, Aura Lounasmaa, Corinne Squire and Tahir Zaman

Book Review: Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp edited by Marie Godin, Katrine Møller Hansen, Aura Lounasmaa, Corinne Squire and Tahir Zaman

Voices from the ‘Jungle’: Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp offers a collection of individual testimonies written by a […]

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    Book Review: Migration, Ethics & Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics by Dan Bulley

Book Review: Migration, Ethics & Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics by Dan Bulley

In Migration, Ethics and Power: Spaces of Hospitality in International Politics, Dan Bulley offers a study of the ethics […]

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    Book Review: The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide by Geneive Abdo

Book Review: The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide by Geneive Abdo

In The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi’a-Sunni Divide, Geneive Abdo argues that growing tensions […]

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    Book Review: Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad edited by Xavier Bougarel, Raphaëlle Branche and Cloé Drieu

Book Review: Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad edited by Xavier Bougarel, Raphaëlle Branche and Cloé Drieu

In Combatants of Muslim Origin in European Armies in the Twentieth Century: Far from Jihad, Xavier Bougarel, Raphaëlle Branche and […]

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    Book Review: Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier

Book Review: Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System by Alexander Betts and Paul Collier

In Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System, Alexander Betts and Paul Collier set out to offer solutions to the […]

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    Book Review: The Great Regression edited by Heinrich Geiselberger

Book Review: The Great Regression edited by Heinrich Geiselberger

How do we make sense of the dramatic political changes of recent months? In The Great Regression, editor Heinrich […]

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    Book Review: Surrealism in Egypt: Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group by Sam Bardaouil

Book Review: Surrealism in Egypt: Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group by Sam Bardaouil

In Surrealism in Egypt: Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group, Sam Bardaouil provides the first comprehensive account of […]

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    Long Read Review: The Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain by Sayeeda Warsi

Long Read Review: The Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain by Sayeeda Warsi

In The Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain, Sayeeda Warsi offers a book that is part memoir and […]

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    Book Review: Duress: Imperial Durabilities in our Times by Ann Laura Stoler

Book Review: Duress: Imperial Durabilities in our Times by Ann Laura Stoler

How do colonial histories remain active forces shaping the conditions and most urgent issues of the present? In Duress: Imperial Durabilities […]

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    Book Review: Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey by Kaya Genç

Book Review: Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey by Kaya Genç

In Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey, Kaya Genç draws upon a range of interviews undertaken following the […]

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    Book Review: The Despot’s Accomplice: How The West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas

Book Review: The Despot’s Accomplice: How The West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy by Brian Klaas

In The Despot’s Accomplice: How the West is Aiding and Abetting the Decline of Democracy, Brian Klaas provides a frontline […]

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    Book Review: Global Poverty: Deprivation, Distribution and Development since the Cold War by Andy Sumner

Book Review: Global Poverty: Deprivation, Distribution and Development since the Cold War by Andy Sumner

In Global Poverty: Deprivation, Distribution and Development since the Cold War, Andy Sumner examines the persistence of poverty worldwide despite […]

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    Book Review: Haredi Masculinities between the Yeshiva, the Army, Work and Politics: The Sage, the Warrior and the Entrepreneur by Yohai Hakak

Book Review: Haredi Masculinities between the Yeshiva, the Army, Work and Politics: The Sage, the Warrior and the Entrepreneur by Yohai Hakak

In Haredi Masculinities between the Yeshiva, the Army, Work and Politics: The Sage, the Warrior and the Entrepreneur, Yohai […]

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