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    Book Review: The Lost Ethnographies: Methodological Insights from Projects that Never Were edited by Robin James Smith and Sara Delamont

Book Review: The Lost Ethnographies: Methodological Insights from Projects that Never Were edited by Robin James Smith and Sara Delamont

In The Lost Ethnographies: Methodological Insights from Projects that Never Were, Robin James Smith and Sara Delamont bring together a range […]

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    Book Review: Heading Home: Motherhood, Work and the Failed Promise of Equality by Shani Orgad

Book Review: Heading Home: Motherhood, Work and the Failed Promise of Equality by Shani Orgad

In Heading Home: Motherhood, Work and the Failed Promise of Equality, Shani Orgad draws on interviews with educated, London-based women to […]

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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: Athens and the War on Public Space: Tracing a City in Crisis by Klara Jaya Brekke, Christos Filippidis and Antonis Vradis

Book Review: Athens and the War on Public Space: Tracing a City in Crisis by Klara Jaya Brekke, Christos Filippidis and Antonis Vradis

In Athens and the War on Public Space: Tracing a City in Crisis, Klara Jaya Brekke, Christos Filippidis and Antonis Vradis […]

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    Book Review: Uncertain Futures: Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy edited by Jens Beckert and Richard Bronk

Book Review: Uncertain Futures: Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy edited by Jens Beckert and Richard Bronk

In Uncertain Futures: Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy, editors Jens Beckert and Richard Bronk bring together contributors to explore […]

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    Book Review: Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy by Rachel O’Neill

Book Review: Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy by Rachel O’Neill

In Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy, Rachel O’Neill examines the construction of intimacy under neoliberalism through an ethnographic exploration of […]

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    Book Review: The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran

Book Review: The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran

In The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap, Mehrsa Baradaran studies the crucial role that financial structures […]

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    Book Review: The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to be Privileged by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison

Book Review: The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to be Privileged by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison

In The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged, Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison offer a unique and […]

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    Book Review: Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain by Mohan Ambikaipaker

Book Review: Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain by Mohan Ambikaipaker

In Political Blackness in Multiracial Britain, Mohan Ambikaipaker offers a new ethnographic study using an ‘activist anthropology’ approach that draws on […]

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    Book Review: Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

Book Review: Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

In Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, Arlie Russell Hochschild explores the ‘deep story’ behind […]

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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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    LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2018 (Part Two)

LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2018 (Part Two)

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What were you reading in 2018 on LSE Review of Books? Following Part One, which counted down from […]

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    LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2018 (Part One)

LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2018 (Part One)

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What were you reading in 2018 on LSE Review of Books? In Part One of our review […]

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    Feature Essay: The Case of Brexit, Expertise and Linguaphobia: Cosmopolitanism, Language and the Politics of Value by Sarah Burton

Feature Essay: The Case of Brexit, Expertise and Linguaphobia: Cosmopolitanism, Language and the Politics of Value by Sarah Burton

In this feature essay, The Case of Brexit, Expertise and Linguaphobia: Cosmopolitanism, Language and the Politics of Value, Sarah Burton argues […]

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