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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 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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    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: Everyday Economics: A User’s Guide to the Modern Economy by Steve Coulter

Book Review: Everyday Economics: A User’s Guide to the Modern Economy by Steve Coulter

For many of us, economics appears too abstract and rooted in assumptions that make individuals seem unfamiliar as human subjects. In Everyday […]

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    Book Review: Nationalism, Development and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka by Rajesh Venugopal

Book Review: Nationalism, Development and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka by Rajesh Venugopal

In Nationalism, Development and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka, Rajesh Venugopal offers a fresh look at how colonial legacies, nationalist ideology and […]

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    Book Review: The Sage Handbook of the 21st Century City edited by Suzanne Hall and Ricky Burdett

Book Review: The Sage Handbook of the 21st Century City edited by Suzanne Hall and Ricky Burdett

In The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City, Suzanne Hall and Ricky Burdett bring together contributors to explore […]

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    Book Review: Making a 21st Century Constitution: Playing Fair in Modern Democracies by Frank Vibert

Book Review: Making a 21st Century Constitution: Playing Fair in Modern Democracies by Frank Vibert

In Making a 21st Century Constitution: Playing Fair in Modern Democracies, Frank Vibert explores the current state of constitutions, outlining why they have […]

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    Book Review: The Blue Frontier: Maritime Vision and Power in the Qing Empire by Ronald Po

Book Review: The Blue Frontier: Maritime Vision and Power in the Qing Empire by Ronald Po

In The Blue Frontier: Maritime Vision and Power in the Qing Empire, Ronald C. Po challenges the notion that the Qing […]

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    Book Review: The Quito Papers and The New Urban Agenda by UN-Habitat, Richard Sennett with Ricky Burdett and Saskia Sassen, in dialogue with Joan Clos

Book Review: The Quito Papers and The New Urban Agenda by UN-Habitat, Richard Sennett with Ricky Burdett and Saskia Sassen, in dialogue with Joan Clos

Emerging out of UN Habitat III, The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda, authored by Richard Sennett, Ricky […]

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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: Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies by Courtney Freer

Book Review: Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies by Courtney Freer

In Rentier Islamism: The Influence of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gulf Monarchies, Courtney Freer explores the complex history of the Muslim […]

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    Book Review: Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles by Imaobong D. Umoren

Book Review: Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles by Imaobong D. Umoren

In Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles, Imaobong D. Umoren traces the lives of three black women activist-intellectuals—Una […]

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    Book Review: Heat, Greed and Human Need. Climate Change, Capitalism and Sustainable Wellbeing by Ian Gough

Book Review: Heat, Greed and Human Need. Climate Change, Capitalism and Sustainable Wellbeing by Ian Gough

In Heat, Greed and Human Need: Climate Change, Capitalism and Sustainable Wellbeing, Ian Gough places climate change at the centre of […]

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    Long Read Review: Think Like an Anthropologist by Matthew Engelke

Long Read Review: Think Like an Anthropologist by Matthew Engelke

In Think Like an Anthropologist, Matthew Engelke offers a concise history of anthropology, drawing on a variety of ethnographic […]

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