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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Writing Dark Chapter, and 6 Other Fiction Books that Dramatise Inequality by Winnie M. Li

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Feature: Writing Dark Chapter, and 6 Other Fiction Books that Dramatise Inequality by Winnie M. Li

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Book Review: A University Education by David Willetts

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Book Review: A University Education by David Willetts

In A University Education, former Minister of State for Universities and Science (2010-14) David Willetts sets out the changes he […]

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    LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: The Five Giants by Nicholas Timmins

LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: The Five Giants by Nicholas Timmins

75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) […]

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    Book Review: Orbán: Europe’s New Strongman by Paul Lendvai

Book Review: Orbán: Europe’s New Strongman by Paul Lendvai

In Orbán: Europe’s New Strongman, Paul Lendvai examines how, via a ‘lightning-speed assault’ on its democratic features, Hungary can now be […]

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    Book Review: Picturing the Cosmos: A Visual History of Early Soviet Space Endeavor by Iina Kohonen

Book Review: Picturing the Cosmos: A Visual History of Early Soviet Space Endeavor by Iina Kohonen

In Picturing the Cosmos: A Visual History of Early Soviet Space Endeavor, Iina Kohonen examines a variety of artworks and archival […]

  • 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: The Borders of ‘Europe’: Autonomy of Migration, Tactics of Bordering edited by Nicholas De Genova

Book Review: The Borders of ‘Europe’: Autonomy of Migration, Tactics of Bordering edited by Nicholas De Genova

The collection The Borders of ‘Europe’: Autonomy of Migration, Tactics of Bordering, edited by Nicholas De Genova, offers a […]

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    Long Read Review: The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World by Maya Jasanoff

Long Read Review: The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World by Maya Jasanoff

In The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World, Maya Jasanoff argues that novelist Joseph Conrad’s life and […]

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    Book Review: The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society by Jean-Pierre Poulain

Book Review: The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society by Jean-Pierre Poulain

In The Sociology of Food: Eating and the Place of Food in Society, Jean-Pierre Poulain offers an account of how […]

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    Book Review: Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786 by Clare Brant

Book Review: Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786 by Clare Brant

In Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-1786, Clare Brant explores the booming popularity of the hot air balloon in […]

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    LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2017 (Part One)

LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2017 (Part One)

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What were you reading in 2017 on LSE Review of Books? In Part One […]

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    Book Review: List Cultures: Knowledge and Poetics from Mesopotamia to BuzzFeed by Liam Cole Young

Book Review: List Cultures: Knowledge and Poetics from Mesopotamia to BuzzFeed by Liam Cole Young

In List Cultures: Knowledge and Poetics from Mesopotamia to Buzzfeed, Liam Cole Young places our current obsession with the […]

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    Book Review: Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement by Eduardo Zachary Albrecht

Book Review: Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement by Eduardo Zachary Albrecht

In Alter-Globalization in Southern Europe: Anatomy of a Social Movement, Eduardo Zachary Albrecht explores the alter-globalisation movements in Spain, […]

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    Book Review: Ethnic Mobilization, Violence and the Politics of Affect: The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War by Adis Maksić

Book Review: Ethnic Mobilization, Violence and the Politics of Affect: The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War by Adis Maksić

In Ethnic Mobilization, Violence and the Politics of Affect: The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War, Adis Maksić offers […]

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    Book Review: Grassroots Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice: The Families of the Disappeared by Iosif Kovras

Book Review: Grassroots Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice: The Families of the Disappeared by Iosif Kovras

In Grassroots Activism and the Evolution of Transitional Justice: The Families of the Disappeared, Iosif Kovras looks at the varying […]

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