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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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    Book Review: Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography by Laura Vaughan

Book Review: Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography by Laura Vaughan

In Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography – available to download here for free – Laura Vaughan offers an analysis […]

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    Book Review: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas

Book Review: Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas

In Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, Anand Giridharadas explores and unpacks various myths regarding the role […]

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    Editor’s Column: Introducing the LSE Review of Books Translation and Multilingualism Week

Editor’s Column: Introducing the LSE Review of Books Translation and Multilingualism Week

Between 10 and 14 December 2018, the LSE Review of Books blog is running a Translation and Multilingualism Week. In […]

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    Book Review: Global Health Governance in International Society by Jeremy Youde

Book Review: Global Health Governance in International Society by Jeremy Youde

In Global Health Governance in International Society, Jeremy Youde reflects on the challenges facing global health governance and the […]

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    Book Review: Council Democracy: Towards a Democratic Socialist Politics edited by James Muldoon

Book Review: Council Democracy: Towards a Democratic Socialist Politics edited by James Muldoon

In Council Democracy: Towards a Democratic Socialist Politics, editor James Muldoon brings together contributors to reopen discussion of councilist […]

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    Book Review: Stepping into the Elite: Trajectories of Social Achievement in India, France and the United States by Jules Naudet

Book Review: Stepping into the Elite: Trajectories of Social Achievement in India, France and the United States by Jules Naudet

In Stepping into the Elite: Trajectories of Social Achievement in India, France and the United States, Jules Naudet draws […]

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    LSE RB Feature: ‘What does Brexit mean to you?’ Introducing 5 key items from LSE Library’s current exhibition (open 17 September – 14 December 2018)

LSE RB Feature: ‘What does Brexit mean to you?’ Introducing 5 key items from LSE Library’s current exhibition (open 17 September – 14 December 2018)

The history of the UK in and out of the European Union has been a long and complex one. […]

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    Book Review: Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World by Snigdha Poonam

Book Review: Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World by Snigdha Poonam

Shortlisted for the New India Foundation Book Prize 2019, in Dreamers: How Young Indians are Changing the World, Snigdha Poonam seeks […]

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    Book Review: Fighting for Peace in Somalia: A History and Analysis of the African Union Mission (AMISOM), 2007-2017 by Paul D. Williams

Book Review: Fighting for Peace in Somalia: A History and Analysis of the African Union Mission (AMISOM), 2007-2017 by Paul D. Williams

In Fighting for Peace in Somalia: A History and Analysis of the African Union Mission (AMISOM), 2007-2017, Paul D. […]

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    Book Review: Handbook of Gentrification Studies edited by Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips

Book Review: Handbook of Gentrification Studies edited by Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips

In the Handbook of Gentrification Studies, Loretta Lees with Martin Phillips bring together contributors to explore different types of gentrification […]

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    Book Review: Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising and Revolution Shaped a City edited by Neil Smith and Don Mitchell et al

Book Review: Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising and Revolution Shaped a City edited by Neil Smith and Don Mitchell et al

First conceived by Neil Smith and posthumously completed by colleagues, Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising […]

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    Long Read Review: ‘From the Anthropocene to the Anthropo-scene’ by Leslie Sklair

Long Read Review: ‘From the Anthropocene to the Anthropo-scene’ by Leslie Sklair

In recent years, the term ‘Anthropocene’ has travelled from its birthplace in the Earth sciences into the social sciences, […]

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    Book Review: The People vs Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy (and How We Can Save It) by Jamie Bartlett

Book Review: The People vs Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy (and How We Can Save It) by Jamie Bartlett

In The People vs Tech: How the Internet is Killing Democracy (and How We Can Save It), Jamie Bartlett offers an […]

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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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