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    Book Review: Spreading Protest: Social Movements in Times of Crisis edited by Donatella della Porta and Alice Mattoni

Book Review: Spreading Protest: Social Movements in Times of Crisis edited by Donatella della Porta and Alice Mattoni

Which elements do the Arab Spring, the Indignados and Occupy Wall Street have in common? How do they differ? […]

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    Book Review: Achieving Environmental Justice: a cross-national analysis by Karen Bell

Book Review: Achieving Environmental Justice: a cross-national analysis by Karen Bell

This book is a valuable and revealing snapshot of current local and global environmental justice issues in a variety […]

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    Book Review: Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories, by David A. Rezvani

Book Review: Surpassing the Sovereign State: The Wealth, Self-Rule, and Security Advantages of Partially Independent Territories, by David A. Rezvani

This book aims to show that in many regions throughout the world, partially independent territories such as Scotland, Catalonia, and Puerto Rico […]

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    Book Review: A Feminist Voyage through International Relations by J. Ann Tickner

Book Review: A Feminist Voyage through International Relations by J. Ann Tickner

A Feminist Voyage through International Relations is a collection of essays by renowned feminist IR scholar, J. Ann Tickner. […]

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    Reading List: 8 inspirational books to read for the #HeForShe gender equality campaign

Reading List: 8 inspirational books to read for the #HeForShe gender equality campaign

This week actor and UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson delivered a speech at the United Nations Headquarters, calling for gender […]

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    Reading List: 4 essential books to read for the People’s Climate March

Reading List: 4 essential books to read for the People’s Climate March

This weekend cities around the world hosted the People’s Climate March to raise awareness of climate change and to […]

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    Book Review: Advancing Electoral Integrity edited by Pippa Norris, Richard W Frank and Ferran Martínez i Coma

Book Review: Advancing Electoral Integrity edited by Pippa Norris, Richard W Frank and Ferran Martínez i Coma

Are elections free and fair? How can we measure whether they are? And what is the popular reaction to […]

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    Book Review: The Right and the Welfare State by Carsten Jensen

Book Review: The Right and the Welfare State by Carsten Jensen

The Right and the Welfare State studies the welfare state policies of conservative and liberal governments. These parties have been […]

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    Book Review: The History of Development: From Western Origins to Global Faith by Gilbert Rist

Book Review: The History of Development: From Western Origins to Global Faith by Gilbert Rist

In the fourth edition of this influential development text, Gilbert Rist aims to trace the concept of development from its […]

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    Book Review: How Think Tanks Shape Social Development Policies, edited by James McGann, Jillian Rafferty, and Anna Viden

Book Review: How Think Tanks Shape Social Development Policies, edited by James McGann, Jillian Rafferty, and Anna Viden

Across the globe, there are more than four thousand policy institutes or think tanks that research or advocate for […]

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Today we’re launching an exciting competition for all social science students and academics!

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    Reading List: 7 must-read books on music festivals and carnival culture

Reading List: 7 must-read books on music festivals and carnival culture

With the Notting Hill Carnival and Reading and Leeds music festivals seeing out summer 2014 last weekend, these books […]

Book Review: Is the Planet Full? edited by Ian Goldin

We often hear how an increasing global population is depleting the Earth’s resources and destroying the environment. However, in […]

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    Book Review: Agenda Setting, Policies, and Political Systems: A Comparative Approach, edited by Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Stefaan Walgrave

Book Review: Agenda Setting, Policies, and Political Systems: A Comparative Approach, edited by Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Stefaan Walgrave

Before making significant policy decisions, political actors and parties must first craft an agenda designed to place certain issues […]

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