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    ‘Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit’: event review

‘Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit’: event review

Department of Government MSc Public Policy and Administration student Perry Scott reflects on the recent public lecture by Craig Oliver, who discussed his new book ‘Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit’, at LSE on Monday 14 November.

Craig Oliver’s Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit is a frank attempt to write history from the view of the Remain side: “We wanted to tell […]

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    Elsevier purchase SSRN: Social scientists face questions over whether centralised repository is in their interests

Elsevier purchase SSRN: Social scientists face questions over whether centralised repository is in their interests

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN), an online repository for uploading preprint articles and working papers, has been recently acquired by publishing giant Elsevier. Thomas Leeper looks at what this purchase, and for-profit academic services more generally, mean for the scholarly community.

Enter our writing competition!

The Department of Government is running a competition and we want you to get involved! We invite Government students to share your research, put forward your views and improve your public profile as a political scientist, theorist and writer by entering the LSE Government Blog competition.

Changing the Centralist Culture

The relationship between central and local government remains a key debate in British politics and public policy. Whilst focus is often on failure at a local level, George Jones writes that change to the centralist culture is necessary and achievable, but only through substantial reform.

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    Confronting Gender Inequality: how far have we come in the UK?

Confronting Gender Inequality: how far have we come in the UK?

On Tuesday 13 October the LSE Commission on Gender, Inequality and Power will present their Final Report at a public debate. Professor Anne Phillips, a contributor to the Commission, reflects on the group’s findings below and considers how far the UK has come in confronting gender inequality since the early twentieth century.