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Book Review: Diplomatic Afterlives by Andrew F Cooper

Andrew F. Cooper provides an in-depth study of the motivations, methods, and contributions made by former leaders as they take […]

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    Book Review: Women of Power: Half a Century of Female Presidents and Prime Ministers Worldwide by Torild Skard

Book Review: Women of Power: Half a Century of Female Presidents and Prime Ministers Worldwide by Torild Skard

Women of Power is an ambitious project, one which attempts to map the contribution of all 73 female presidents […]

Editor’s Picks: ten favourite book reviews from 2014

Through 2014 LSE Review of Books has published hundreds of reviews, covering new social science titles from across the disciplines. In […]

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    Book Review: The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea by Robert Wald Sussman

Book Review: The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea by Robert Wald Sussman

In The Myth of Race, Robert Sussman aims to explore how race emerged as a social construct from early biblical […]

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    Book Review: Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research edited by Donatella della Porta

Book Review: Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research edited by Donatella della Porta

This collection aims to offer a practical, how-to approach to researching social movement studies, with each author writing on a method […]

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    Book Review: Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy by Amy Larkin

Book Review: Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy by Amy Larkin

Amy Larkin’s book seeks to explore environmental damages and pin their costs on the actors who caused them. This new, […]

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    Book Review: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate by Naomi Klein

Book Review: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate by Naomi Klein

In her latest book, Naomi Klein, author of global bestsellers The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, looks to tackle the war our economic […]

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    Book Review: Journalism: A Very Short Introduction by Ian Hargreaves

Book Review: Journalism: A Very Short Introduction by Ian Hargreaves

In a world where many consumers are unhappy to pay for news and entertainment content, what is the future […]

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    Book Review: Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century by Franklin Allen et al.

Book Review: Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century by Franklin Allen et al.

This collection aims to consider how improvements in official global governance, coupled with and reinforced by rising activism of ‘global […]

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    Book Review: Medicine at the Border: Disease, Globalization and Security, 1850 to the Present, edited by Alison Bashford

Book Review: Medicine at the Border: Disease, Globalization and Security, 1850 to the Present, edited by Alison Bashford

Medicine at the Border looks to explore the pressing issues of border control and infectious disease in the nineteenth, […]

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    Book Review: The Violence of the Image: Photography and International Conflict, edited by Liam Kennedy and Caitlin Patrick

Book Review: The Violence of the Image: Photography and International Conflict, edited by Liam Kennedy and Caitlin Patrick

The Violence of the Image is a thought-provoking book that examines the roles of image producers and the functions of photographic imagery […]

Book Review: Coffee by Gavin Fridell

Coffee is one of the most valuable Southern exports, generating billions of dollars in corporate profits each year, yet the […]

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    Book Review: Spreading Protest: Social Movements in Times of Crisis edited by Donatella della Porta and Alice Mattoni

Book Review: Spreading Protest: Social Movements in Times of Crisis edited by Donatella della Porta and Alice Mattoni

Which elements do the Arab Spring, the Indignados and Occupy Wall Street have in common? How do they differ? […]

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    Book Review: Achieving Environmental Justice: a cross-national analysis by Karen Bell

Book Review: Achieving Environmental Justice: a cross-national analysis by Karen Bell

This book is a valuable and revealing snapshot of current local and global environmental justice issues in a variety […]

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    Book Review: Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories, by David A. Rezvani

Book Review: Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories, by David A. Rezvani

This book aims to show that in many regions throughout the world, partially independent territories such as Scotland, Catalonia, and Puerto Rico […]

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