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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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    Book Review: Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman

Book Review: Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence by Rachel Sherman

In Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence, Rachel Sherman undertakes 50 in-depth interviews with rich New Yorkers to consider how they navigate their […]

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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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    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 […]

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    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 […]

Book Review: The Origin of Others by Toni Morrison

In The Origin of Others, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature Toni Morrison extends her […]

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    Book Review: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff

Book Review: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff

With the overnight international bestseller Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, Michael Wolff utilises his ‘semipermanent seat’ on a […]

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    Book Review: Deconstructing Dirty Dancing by Stephen Lee Naish

Book Review: Deconstructing Dirty Dancing by Stephen Lee Naish

In Deconstructing Dirty Dancing, Stephen Lee Naish unpacks the enduring popularity of the film Dirty Dancing, released to mixed […]

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    Book Review: Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse and Political Identity by Jennifer Sclafani

Book Review: Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse and Political Identity by Jennifer Sclafani

In Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse and Political Identity, Jennifer Sclafani offers a sociocultural linguistic analysis of […]

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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 […]

Book Review: We: Reviving Social Hope by Ronald Aronson

In We: Reviving Social Hope, Ronald Aronson takes stock of the current state of US society, attributing the rise […]

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    Book Review: Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving by Caitlin DeSilvey

Book Review: Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving by Caitlin DeSilvey

In Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving, Caitlin DeSilvey takes an experimental methodological approach to heritage practice, examining a series of […]

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    Book Review: Private Government: How Employers Rule our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It) by Elizabeth Anderson

Book Review: Private Government: How Employers Rule our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It) by Elizabeth Anderson

In Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It), Elizabeth Anderson argues that beneath […]

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    Book Review: Robert McNamara’s Other War: The World Bank and International Development by Patrick Allan Sharma

Book Review: Robert McNamara’s Other War: The World Bank and International Development by Patrick Allan Sharma

In Robert McNamara’s Other War: The World Bank and International Development, Patrick Allan Sharma attends to the lesser-studied final act […]

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    Book Review: Cultural Politics of Targeted Killing: On Drones, Counter-Insurgency and Violence by Kyle Grayson

Book Review: Cultural Politics of Targeted Killing: On Drones, Counter-Insurgency and Violence by Kyle Grayson

In Cultural Politics of Targeted Killing: On Drones, Counter-Insurgency and Violence, Kyle Grayson analyses the cultural conditions that have rendered targeted […]

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