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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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    Author Interview: Q&A with Rachel O’Neill on Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy

Author Interview: Q&A with Rachel O’Neill on Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy

In this author interview, we speak to Rachel O’Neill about her recent book, Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy, […]

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    Book Review: Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime by Bruno Latour

Book Review: Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime by Bruno Latour

In Down to Earth: Politics in the New Climatic Regime, Bruno Latour explores the political and philosophical challenges proper to a time […]

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    Book Review: Metric Culture: Ontologies of Self-Tracking Practices edited by Btihaj Ajana

Book Review: Metric Culture: Ontologies of Self-Tracking Practices edited by Btihaj Ajana

In Metric Culture: Ontologies of Self-Tracking Practices, editor Btihaj Ajana brings together contributions that investigate the motivations behind as well as […]

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    Author Interview: Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone on Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction

Author Interview: Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone on Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction

In their new book, Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction, Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and […]

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