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    Book Review: The Inevitable City: The Resurgence of New Orleans and the Future of Urban America by Scott Cowen with Betsy Seifter

Book Review: The Inevitable City: The Resurgence of New Orleans and the Future of Urban America by Scott Cowen with Betsy Seifter

The Inevitable City presents ten principles that ‘changed the game’ for New Orleans after Katrina, offered by community leader Scott Cowen, […]

Book Review: Sites of Race by David Theo Goldberg

Sites of Race is highly recommended reading for anybody with an interest in race in contemporary America, writes Lisa Long. In […]

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    Book Review: The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld by Jamie Bartlett

Book Review: The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld by Jamie Bartlett

The Dark Net aims to examine the most innovative and dangerous online subcultures: trolls and pornographers, drug dealers and hackers, political […]

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    Book Review: Football’s Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game by Ellis Cashmore and Jamie Cleland

Book Review: Football’s Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game by Ellis Cashmore and Jamie Cleland

In Football’s Dark Side, Ellis Cashmore and Jamie Cleland draw together the views of thousands of football fans on the game […]

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    Book Review: Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain by Robert Ford and Matthew J. Goodwin

Book Review: Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain by Robert Ford and Matthew J. Goodwin

Following success in the recent European elections, the UK Independence Party (UKIP) is the most significant new party in […]

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    Book Review: Race, Racism and Social Work edited by Michael Lavalette and Laura Penketh

Book Review: Race, Racism and Social Work edited by Michael Lavalette and Laura Penketh

Structural and institutionalised racism is still present in Britain and Europe, a factor that social work education and training […]

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    Book Review: Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States by Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Book Review: Our America: A Hispanic History of the United States by Felipe Fernández-Armesto

The United States is still often thought of as an offshoot of England, with its history unfolding east to […]

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    Book Review: The Impact of Racism on African American Families: Literature as Social Science by Paul C. Rosenblatt

Book Review: The Impact of Racism on African American Families: Literature as Social Science by Paul C. Rosenblatt

In focusing on what literature can tell us about various aspects of African American life, including housing, earnings, assets, unemployment, […]

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    Book Review: Risk: A Study of its Origins, History and Politics by Matthias Beck and Beth Kewell

Book Review: Risk: A Study of its Origins, History and Politics by Matthias Beck and Beth Kewell

Over a period of several centuries, the academic study of risk has evolved as a distinct body of thought, […]

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    Book Review: After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace by John D. Skrentny

Book Review: After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace by John D. Skrentny

What role should racial difference play in the American workplace? In After Civil Rights, John D. Skrentny contends that after […]

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    Book Review: Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century by Francisco Bethencourt

Book Review: Racisms: From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century by Francisco Bethencourt

Racisms is an interdisciplinary work that aims to provide a comprehensive history of racism from the Crusades to the twentieth century, and analyse […]

Book Review: Do Muslim Women Need Saving? by Lila Abu-Lughod

Frequent reports of ‘honour’ killings, disfigurement, and sensational abuse have given rise to a consensus in the West, a message […]

Book Review: Geographies of Race and Food: Fields, Bodies, Markets by Rachel Slocum and Arun Saldanha

What difference does race make in the fields where food is grown, the places it is sold and the manner […]

Book Review: Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid by Alan Wieder

This biography of Ruth First and Joe Slovo – the husband and wife team who were leaders of the war […]

Book Review: Beyond Walls and Borders: Prisons, Borders, and Global Crisis edited by Jenna M. Lold, Matt Mitchelson and Andrew Burridge

The crisis of borders and prisons can be seen starkly in statistics. In 2011 some 1,500 migrants died trying to […]