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    Long Read Review: Commoning with George Caffentzis and Silvia Federici edited by Camille Barbagallo, Nicholas Beuret and David Harvie

Long Read Review: Commoning with George Caffentzis and Silvia Federici edited by Camille Barbagallo, Nicholas Beuret and David Harvie

The collection Commoning, edited by Camille Barbagallo, Nicholas Beuret and David Harvie, offers an impassioned tribute to the intellectual labours […]

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    10 of the best books of 2019 recommended by LSE blog editors

10 of the best books of 2019 recommended by LSE blog editors

Many of the LSE blogs regularly feature book reviews of the latest publications emerging across the social sciences. But […]

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    Book Review: Here to Stay, Here to Fight: A ‘Race Today’ Anthology edited by Paul Field, Robin Bunce, Leila Hassan and Margaret Peacock

Book Review: Here to Stay, Here to Fight: A ‘Race Today’ Anthology edited by Paul Field, Robin Bunce, Leila Hassan and Margaret Peacock

Here to Stay, Here to Fight, edited by Paul Field, Robin Bunce, Leila Hassan and Margaret Peacock, is a […]

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    Feature Essay: The Making of The Economic Consequences of the Peace by Professor Michael Cox

Feature Essay: The Making of The Economic Consequences of the Peace by Professor Michael Cox

Ahead of the publication of a new centenary edition of John Maynard Keynes’s The Economic Consequences of the Peace, […]

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    Book Review: Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World by Branko Milanovic

Book Review: Capitalism, Alone: The Future of the System That Rules the World by Branko Milanovic

If capitalism has triumphed to become the sole socio-economic system globally, what are the prospects for achieving a fairer […]

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    Planning a Halloween Movie Marathon? 5 Books on the Chilling Art of the Horror Film

Planning a Halloween Movie Marathon? 5 Books on the Chilling Art of the Horror Film

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Since George Méliès’s groundbreaking three-minute gothic extravaganza Le Manoir du Diable (1896), the cinematic landscape has […]

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    Book Review: The Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why It’s Time for Radical Change by Raewyn Connell

Book Review: The Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why It’s Time for Radical Change by Raewyn Connell

In The Good University: What Universities Actually Do and Why It’s Time for Radical Change, Raewyn Connell provides a powerful and […]

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    Book Review: Performing Trauma in Central Africa: Shadows of Empire by Laura Edmondson

Book Review: Performing Trauma in Central Africa: Shadows of Empire by Laura Edmondson

There is a long history of cultural production in response to violent conflict, and more recently its manipulation by […]

Book Review: The Politics of Land edited by Tim Bartley

In The Politics of Land, editor Tim Bartley brings together contributors to highlight the significance of the neglected issue of land […]

The Best Bookshops in Tehran, Iran

Asa Cusack takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Tehran, Iran. If there’s a bookshop that you think […]

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    Editor’s Column: How to Write a Book Review: Reviewing an Edited Collection

Editor’s Column: How to Write a Book Review: Reviewing an Edited Collection

Reviewing an edited collection can seem a daunting task, presenting different challenges to a review of a monograph. In […]

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    Reading List: 10 Recommended Queer Studies of Central and Eastern Europe

Reading List: 10 Recommended Queer Studies of Central and Eastern Europe

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While the idea of ‘Europe’ usually […]

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    Author Interview: Q&A with Sarah Banet-Weiser on Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny

Author Interview: Q&A with Sarah Banet-Weiser on Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny

In this author interview, we speak to Sarah Banet-Weiser about her recent book Empowered: Popular Feminism and Popular Misogyny, […]

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    Book Review: Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why it Matters Now by Alan Rusbridger

Book Review: Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why it Matters Now by Alan Rusbridger

In Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why it Matters Now, former Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger offers an appraisal of […]

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    Book Review: Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime by Jonathan Lusthaus

Book Review: Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime by Jonathan Lusthaus

In Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime, Jonathan Lusthaus deftly unveils how the industrialisation of cybercrime has occurred […]

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