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    Book Review: Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto by Bryan W. Van Norden

Book Review: Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto by Bryan W. Van Norden

In Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto, Bryan W. Van Norden challenges the Western and Eurocentric domination of philosophy curricula […]

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    Book Review: California Greenin’: How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader by David Vogel

Book Review: California Greenin’: How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader by David Vogel

California Greenin’: How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader presents a political history of California’s environmental leadership. David Vogel […]

Book Review: The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

In The End of Policing, Alex S. Vitale offers an indictment of contemporary policing in the US, condemning not only […]

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    Book Review: Emotional Choices: How the Logic of Affect Shapes Coercive Diplomacy by Robin Markwica

Book Review: Emotional Choices: How the Logic of Affect Shapes Coercive Diplomacy by Robin Markwica

In Emotional Choices: How the Logic of Affect Shapes Coercive Diplomacy, Robin Markwica explores how emotions play a key role in foreign […]

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    Book Review: The FBI in Latin America: The Ecuador Files by Marc Becker

Book Review: The FBI in Latin America: The Ecuador Files by Marc Becker

In The FBI in Latin America: The Ecuador Files, Marc Becker brings together and analyses an extensive documentary history of FBI, […]

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    Long Read Review: Turkey’s July 15th Coup: What Happened and Why edited by M. Hakan Yavuz and Bayram Balci

Long Read Review: Turkey’s July 15th Coup: What Happened and Why edited by M. Hakan Yavuz and Bayram Balci

Two years after the event, the collection Turkey’s July 15th Coup: What Happened and Why, edited by M. Hakan Yavuz and Bayram […]

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    Book Review: The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment edited by Julian Zelizer

Book Review: The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment edited by Julian Zelizer

With The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment, editor Julian Zelizer brings together contributors to reflect on different aspects […]

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    Book Review: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor by Virginia Eubanks

Book Review: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor by Virginia Eubanks

In Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor, Virginia Eubanks outlines the life-and-death impacts of automated decision-making […]

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    Book Review: On Race: 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis edited by George Yancy

Book Review: On Race: 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis edited by George Yancy

In On Race: 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis, George Yancy brings together scholars to reflect on how race […]

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    Book Review: Ideology and the Future of Progressive Social Movements by Rafal Soborski

Book Review: Ideology and the Future of Progressive Social Movements by Rafal Soborski

In Ideology and the Future of Progressive Social Movements, Rafal Soborski provides a punchy and passionate critique of the post-ideology approach […]

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    Book Review: The Polarizers: Postwar Architects of Our Partisan Era by Sam Rosenfeld

Book Review: The Polarizers: Postwar Architects of Our Partisan Era by Sam Rosenfeld

In The Polarizers: Postwar Architects of Our Partisan Era, Sam Rosenfeld offers a historical account of how polarisation transformed from […]

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    Book Review: The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Time and Money by Bryan Caplan

Book Review: The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Time and Money by Bryan Caplan

In The Case Against Education: Why the Education System is a Waste of Time and Money, Bryan Caplan argues […]

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    Book Review: The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap by Yasemin Besen-Cassino

Book Review: The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap by Yasemin Besen-Cassino

In The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap, Yasemin Besen-Cassino contributes […]

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    Book Review: News, Numbers and Public Opinion in a Data-Driven World edited by An Nguyen

Book Review: News, Numbers and Public Opinion in a Data-Driven World edited by An Nguyen

In News, Numbers and Public Opinion in a Data-Driven World, An Nguyen brings together contributors to showcase international research on […]

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    Book Review: When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral Agency by Bernardo Zacka

Book Review: When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral Agency by Bernardo Zacka

In When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral Agency, Bernardo Zacka draws on eight months of fieldwork […]

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