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    Book Review: Asylum after Empire: Colonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum Seeking by Lucy Mayblin

Book Review: Asylum after Empire: Colonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum Seeking by Lucy Mayblin

In Asylum After Empire: Colonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum Seeking, Lucy Mayblin considers the contemporary hostility of […]

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    Book Review: The New Urban Crisis: Gentrification, Housing Bubbles, Growing Inequality and What We Can Do About It by Richard Florida

Book Review: The New Urban Crisis: Gentrification, Housing Bubbles, Growing Inequality and What We Can Do About It by Richard Florida

In The New Urban Crisis: Gentrification, Housing Bubbles, Growing Inequality and What We Can Do About It, Richard Florida […]

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    Book Review: Gender and the Great War edited by Susan R. Grayzel and Tammy M. Proctor

Book Review: Gender and the Great War edited by Susan R. Grayzel and Tammy M. Proctor

In Gender and the Great War, editors Susan R. Grayzel and Tammy M. Proctor offer a new collection exploring […]

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    Book Review: Rebel Law, Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict by Frank Ledwidge

Book Review: Rebel Law, Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict by Frank Ledwidge

In Rebel Law: Insurgents, Courts and Justice in Modern Conflict, Frank Ledwidge explores the role of courts and law […]

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    Book Review: John Major: An Unsuccessful Prime Minister? Reappraising John Major edited by Kevin Hickson and Ben Williams

Book Review: John Major: An Unsuccessful Prime Minister? Reappraising John Major edited by Kevin Hickson and Ben Williams

In John Major: An Unsuccessful Prime Minister? Reappraising John Major, editors Kevin Hickson and Ben Williams offer a balanced […]

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    Book Review: Public Inquiries: Wrong Route on Bloody Sunday by Louis Blom-Cooper

Book Review: Public Inquiries: Wrong Route on Bloody Sunday by Louis Blom-Cooper

In Public Inquiries: Wrong Route on Bloody Sunday, Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC argues that for much of the twentieth […]

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    Book Review: Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing by Josh Ryan-Collins, Toby Lloyd and Laurie Macfarlane

Book Review: Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing by Josh Ryan-Collins, Toby Lloyd and Laurie Macfarlane

In Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing. Josh Ryan-Collins, Toby Lloyd and Laurie Macfarlane offer a critical exploration of […]

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    Book Review: A Sharing Economy: How Social Wealth Funds can Reduce Inequality and Help Balance the Books by Stewart Lansley

Book Review: A Sharing Economy: How Social Wealth Funds can Reduce Inequality and Help Balance the Books by Stewart Lansley

In A Sharing Economy: How Social Wealth Funds can Reduce Inequality and Help Balance the Books, Stewart Lansley offers […]

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    Book Review: Gentrifier by John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch and Marc Lamont Hill

Book Review: Gentrifier by John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch and Marc Lamont Hill

In Gentrifier, John Joe Schlichtman, Jason Patch and Marc Lamont Hill offer a riposte to the widespread use of […]

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    Book Review: Accelerating Academia: The Changing Structure of Academic Time by Filip Vostal

Book Review: Accelerating Academia: The Changing Structure of Academic Time by Filip Vostal

In Accelerating Academia: The Changing Structure of Academic Time, Filip Vostal examines how speed has become a key pressure […]

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    Book Review: Populism: A Very Short Introduction by Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

Book Review: Populism: A Very Short Introduction by Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

With Populism: A Very Short Introduction, Cas Mudde and Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser offer a short but densely packed volume exploring […]

Book Review: A Woman’s Work by Harriet Harman

In A Woman’s Work, Britain’s longest-serving female MP Harriet Harman offers a new memoir reflecting on her experience of high-level politics […]

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    Book Review: Re:development: Voices, Cyanotypes and Writings from the Green Backyard edited by Jessie Brennan

Book Review: Re:development: Voices, Cyanotypes and Writings from the Green Backyard edited by Jessie Brennan

In Re:development: Voices, Cyanotypes and Writings from the Green Backyard, editor and artist Jessie Brennan brings together a range […]

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    Book Review: Islamophobia and Securitization: Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice by Tania Saeed

Book Review: Islamophobia and Securitization: Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice by Tania Saeed

In Islamophobia and Securitization: Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice, Tania Saeed explores the impact of securitisation discourses on […]

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    Book Review: Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming by Andreas Malm

Book Review: Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming by Andreas Malm

In Fossil Capital: The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming, Andreas Malm traces our current […]

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