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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: ‘Tomorrow Belongs to Us’: The British Far Right since 1967 edited by Nigel Copsey and Matthew Worley

Book Review: ‘Tomorrow Belongs to Us’: The British Far Right since 1967 edited by Nigel Copsey and Matthew Worley

‘Tomorrow Belong to Us’: The British Far Right since 1967, edited by Nigel Copsey and Matthew Worley, offers an […]

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    LSE RB Feature: Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson introduce Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet

LSE RB Feature: Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson introduce Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of South Asian Women Workers from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet

In this feature essay, Sundari Anitha and Ruth Pearson introduce their new book, Striking Women: Struggles and Strategies of […]

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    Book Review: Meta-Regulation in Practice: Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality by F.C. Simon

Book Review: Meta-Regulation in Practice: Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality by F.C. Simon

In Meta-Regulation in Practice: Beyond Normative Views of Morality and Rationality, F.C. Simon offers a critique of the theory of […]

Long Read Review: The New Poverty by Stephen Armstrong

Coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report and written in the spirit of George Orwell’s The Road […]

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    Book Review: Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes by Diane Reay

Book Review: Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes by Diane Reay

In Miseducation: Inequality, Education and the Working Classes, Diane Reay draws on interviews with over 500 children to explore the class […]

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    Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

In Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain, Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu contribute to analyses […]

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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 […]

Feature Essay: Praise for the Lorde by Tricia Wombell

Sister Outsider, written by Audre Lorde, is the book club selection for the 2018 Women of the World (WOW) […]

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    Book Review: Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Book Review: Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

When was the last time you heard a person of colour challenge structural racism – the role of government […]

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    Book Review: Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities edited by Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion, Costis Dallas and Lorna M. Hughes

Book Review: Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities edited by Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion, Costis Dallas and Lorna M. Hughes

In Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities, editors Agiatis Benardou, Erik Champion, Costis Dallas and Lorna M. Hughes offer a volume […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Introducing 5 Key Items in LSE Library Exhibition ‘A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State’ (8 January – 13 April 2018)

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Introducing 5 Key Items in LSE Library Exhibition ‘A Time for Revolutions: Making the Welfare State’ (8 January – 13 April 2018)

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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

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75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival […]

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