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    Book Review: A Persistent Revolution: History, Nationalism and Politics in Mexico since 1968 by Randal Sheppard

Book Review: A Persistent Revolution: History, Nationalism and Politics in Mexico since 1968 by Randal Sheppard

In A Persistent Revolution: History, Nationalism and Politics in Mexico since 1968, Randal Sheppard explores the major political transformations […]

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    Book Review: On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration by Filiz Garip

Book Review: On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration by Filiz Garip

Why do Mexicans migrate to the US? In On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-US Migration, Filiz Garip seeks […]

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    Book Review: Global Poverty: Deprivation, Distribution and Development since the Cold War by Andy Sumner

Book Review: Global Poverty: Deprivation, Distribution and Development since the Cold War by Andy Sumner

In Global Poverty: Deprivation, Distribution and Development since the Cold War, Andy Sumner examines the persistence of poverty worldwide despite […]

Book Review: Theory of the Border by Thomas Nail

In Theory of the Border, Thomas Nail looks at the constitutive role played by different types of border regimes – […]

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    Book Review: Aspirational Power: Brazil on the Long Road to Global Influence by David R. Mares and Harold A. Trinkunas

Book Review: Aspirational Power: Brazil on the Long Road to Global Influence by David R. Mares and Harold A. Trinkunas

In Aspirational Power: Brazil on the Long Road to Global Influence, David R. Mares and Harold A. Trinkunas examine […]

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    Book Review: Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared by Trinh T. Minh-ha

Book Review: Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared by Trinh T. Minh-ha

In Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared, the feminist filmmaker and postcolonial theorist Trinh T. Minh-ha offers a lyrical and […]

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    Book Review: New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil edited by Ben Ross Schneider

Book Review: New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil edited by Ben Ross Schneider

In the new edited collection New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil, Ben Ross Schneider brings together contributors […]

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    Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Nearly one billion people reside in slums around the globe, but how has this reality been depicted on the […]

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    Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

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Tonight is the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio […]

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    Reading List: 8 Must-Read Books on Religion and the Public Sphere

Reading List: 8 Must-Read Books on Religion and the Public Sphere

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Last month, June 2016, the LSE Religion and the Public Sphere blog launched, exploring the […]

The Best Bookshops in Mexico City, Mexico

Hung-Ya Lien takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Mexico City, Mexico. If there’s a bookshop that you […]

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    Book Review: Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals: A Critical Look Forward edited by Alberto Cimadamore, Gabriele Koehler and Thomas Pogge

Book Review: Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals: A Critical Look Forward edited by Alberto Cimadamore, Gabriele Koehler and Thomas Pogge

In 2015, The UN Millennium Development Goals reached their deadline – but what has been their legacy? Poverty and the […]

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    Book Review: Players and Arenas: The Interactive Dynamics of Protest edited by James M. Jasper and Jan Willem Duyvendak

Book Review: Players and Arenas: The Interactive Dynamics of Protest edited by James M. Jasper and Jan Willem Duyvendak

Players and Arenas: The Interactive Dynamics of Protest, edited by James M. Jasper and Jan Willem Duyvendak, employs a […]

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    Book Review: Is Decentralization Good for Development? Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers edited by Jean-Paul Faguet and Caroline Pöschl

Book Review: Is Decentralization Good for Development? Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers edited by Jean-Paul Faguet and Caroline Pöschl

In Decentralization Good for Development? Perspectives from Academics and Policy Makers, editors Jean-Paul Faguet and Caroline Pöschl offer an exhaustive account […]

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    Book Review: Reproductive States: Global Perspectives on the Invention and Implementation of Population Policy edited by Rickie Solinger and Mie Nakachi

Book Review: Reproductive States: Global Perspectives on the Invention and Implementation of Population Policy edited by Rickie Solinger and Mie Nakachi

Throughout the twentieth century, there are many examples of nations and their governments imposing restrictive population policies on their […]

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