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    Book Review: Legislation at Westminster: Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law by Meg Russell and Daniel Gover

Book Review: Legislation at Westminster: Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law by Meg Russell and Daniel Gover

In Legislation at Westminster: Parliamentary Actors and Influence in the Making of British Law, Meg Russell and Daniel Gover offer a […]

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    Book Review: Ethnic Mobilization, Violence and the Politics of Affect: The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War by Adis Maksić

Book Review: Ethnic Mobilization, Violence and the Politics of Affect: The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War by Adis Maksić

In Ethnic Mobilization, Violence and the Politics of Affect: The Serb Democratic Party and the Bosnian War, Adis Maksić offers […]

  • Permalink Description: Laszlo Torday arrived in Tynemouth in January 1940 from Hungary and took most of his photographs of Tyneside during the 1960's and 1970's. They reflect his interest in the streets and people of Newcastle especially of central Newcastle and the suburbs of Heaton and Jesmond. : The physical collection held by Newcastle Libraries comprises 100 photograph albums of black and white prints plus 16 boxes of colour transparencies. We are keen to find out more about them. If you recognise anyone in the images please comment below. Copies of his photograph may be ordered from us for more information see: <a href=www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt Please make a note of the image reference number above (eg. Tor001) to help speed up your order." />Gallery

    Book Review: Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class edited by Nathan Connolly

Book Review: Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class edited by Nathan Connolly

Inspired by the collection The Good Immigrant, Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class […]

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    Book Review: The Violence of Austerity edited by Vickie Cooper and David Whyte

Book Review: The Violence of Austerity edited by Vickie Cooper and David Whyte

In The Violence of Austerity, editors Vickie Cooper and David Whyte bring together contributors to explore the negative impact […]

Book Review: Guilty Men: Brexit Edition by Cato the Younger

Brexit is as big and dangerous a mistake as that of appeasement in the 1930s. So argues Cato the […]

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    Book Review: The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity edited by Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe

Book Review: The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity edited by Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe

In The Contradictions of Capital in the Twenty-First Century: The Piketty Opportunity, editors Pat Hudson and Keith Tribe bring […]

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    Book Review: How China Escaped the Poverty Trap by Yuen Yuen Ang

Book Review: How China Escaped the Poverty Trap by Yuen Yuen Ang

In How China Escaped the Poverty Trap, Yuen Yuen Ang drills down into the details of China’s economic rise, challenging […]

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    Book Review: Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe by Dimitar Bechev

Book Review: Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe by Dimitar Bechev

In Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe, Dimitar Bechev offers a nuanced and cool-headed account that challenges dominant narratives […]

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    Book Review: Analysing Corruption: An Introduction by Dan Hough

Book Review: Analysing Corruption: An Introduction by Dan Hough

In Analysing Corruption: An Introduction, Dan Hough offers a new textbook that particularly underscores the difficulties of defining, measuring […]

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    Introducing the LSE ‘Reviews in Translation’ Project (LSE Language Centre/LSE Review of Books)

Introducing the LSE ‘Reviews in Translation’ Project (LSE Language Centre/LSE Review of Books)

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LSE Language Centre and LSE Review of Books are excited to present the results of a collaboration undertaken across 2016-2019. […]

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    Book Review: Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty by Scott W. Allard

Book Review: Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty by Scott W. Allard

In Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty, Scott W. Allard challenges the impression that the American suburbs […]

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    Reading List: 5 Recommended Classics on European Integration to Read in the Age of Brexit

Reading List: 5 Recommended Classics on European Integration to Read in the Age of Brexit

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For the first time, following the UK ‘Brexit’ vote, the European Union could […]

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    Book Review: Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship by Geoffrey Jones

Book Review: Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship by Geoffrey Jones

In Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship, Geoffery Jones maps the development of green entrepreneurship from the […]

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    Book Review: Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization by Margaret E. Peters

Book Review: Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization by Margaret E. Peters

In Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization, Margaret E. Peters explores how freer international trade has led […]

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    Book Review: Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine by Kaushik Sunder Rajan

Book Review: Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine by Kaushik Sunder Rajan

In Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine, Kaushil Sunder Rajan examines the dominance of big pharma over […]

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