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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

Image Credit: Mural, Paris, 2017 (Jeanne Menjoulet CC BY 2.0)
In this new reading list, we recommend 12 books authored […]

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    Book Review: Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context edited by Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu

Book Review: Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context edited by Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu

In Gendered Lives, Livelihood and Transformation: The Bangladesh Context, editors Meghna Guhathakurata and Ayesha Banu bring together contributors to explore women’s […]

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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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    Book Review: The Authoritarian Public Sphere: Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma and China by Alexander Dukalskis

Book Review: The Authoritarian Public Sphere: Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma and China by Alexander Dukalskis

In The Authoritarian Public Sphere: Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma and China, Alexander Dukalskis offers insight into the meticulous […]

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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 […]

  • 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: Management Education in India: Perspectives and Practices by Manish Thakur and Rajesh R. Babu

Book Review: Management Education in India: Perspectives and Practices by Manish Thakur and Rajesh R. Babu

In Management Education in India: Perspectives and Practices, editors Manish Thakur and Rajesh R. Babu bring together contributors to analyse the […]

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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: Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes edited by Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen and Eric Werker

Book Review: Deals and Development: The Political Dynamics of Growth Episodes edited by Lant Pritchett, Kunal Sen and Eric Werker

If development is predicated upon sustained economic growth, how can this be achieved? In Deals and Development: The Political […]

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