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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: Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto by Bryan W. Van Norden

Book Review: Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto by Bryan W. Van Norden

In Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto, Bryan W. Van Norden challenges the Western and Eurocentric domination of philosophy curricula […]

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    Book Review: Khaki Capital: The Political Economy of the Military of Southeast Asia edited by Paul Chambers and Napisa Waitoolkiat

Book Review: Khaki Capital: The Political Economy of the Military of Southeast Asia edited by Paul Chambers and Napisa Waitoolkiat

In Khaki Capital: The Political Economy of the Military of Southeast Asia, editors Paul Chambers and Napisa Waitoolkiat bring together and offer […]

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    Book Review: Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia by Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Book Review: Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia by Shenila Khoja-Moolji

In Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia, Shenila Khoja-Moolji offers a detailed historical […]

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    Book Review: Race, Education and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies and a Culture of Migration by Sin Yee Koh

Book Review: Race, Education and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies and a Culture of Migration by Sin Yee Koh

In Race, Education and Citizenship: Mobile Malaysians, British Colonial Legacies and a Culture of Migration, Sin Yee Koh offers a study […]

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    Book Review: Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet by Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson

Book Review: Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet by Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson

In Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet, Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson […]

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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: The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia by Alexander Laban Hinton

Book Review: The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia by Alexander Laban Hinton

In The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia, Alexander Laban Hinton examines the extent to which transitional justice and international […]

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    Book Review: Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity edited by Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham

Book Review: Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity edited by Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham

Edited by Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham, the collection Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity offers a volume of […]

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    Book Review: The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide by Azeem Ibrahim

Book Review: The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide by Azeem Ibrahim

This updated edition of The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide, authored by Azeem Ibrahim, aims to draw further attention to the […]

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    Book Review: Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain’s Empire of Camps, 1876-1903 by Aidan Forth

Book Review: Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain’s Empire of Camps, 1876-1903 by Aidan Forth

In Barbed-Wire Imperialism: Britain’s Empire of Camps, 1876-1903, Aidan Forth presents a history of the concentration camp during the late nineteenth […]

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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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    Interview: A Q&A with Ritu Menon, co-founder of feminist press Kali for Women

Interview: A Q&A with Ritu Menon, co-founder of feminist press Kali for Women

In November 2017, the shortlist for the DSC literature prize for South Asian Literature was announced at the LSE. Ritu […]

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    Feature: Introducing the ‘Penguin Women Writers’ series: A Q&A with assistant editor Isabel Wall

Feature: Introducing the ‘Penguin Women Writers’ series: A Q&A with assistant editor Isabel Wall

In February 2018, Penguin launched their new ‘Penguin Women Writers’ series. Featuring four books chosen by the acclaimed authors […]

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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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