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    Feature Essay: Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languages by Kathryn Batchelor, Sue-Ann Harding and Christina Kullberg

Feature Essay: Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languages by Kathryn Batchelor, Sue-Ann Harding and Christina Kullberg

Les Damnés de la terre (The Wretched of the Earth) remains one of Frantz Fanon’s most significant works, written […]

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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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    Book Extract: ‘Preserving Their Own Memory: Constitutional Suffragism and the Fawcett Society’ from Remembering Women’s Activism by Sharon Crozier De-Rosa and Vera Mackie

Book Extract: ‘Preserving Their Own Memory: Constitutional Suffragism and the Fawcett Society’ from Remembering Women’s Activism by Sharon Crozier De-Rosa and Vera Mackie

Image Credit: Emmeline Pankhurst, Millicent Garrett Fawcett and Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
2018 marks the centenary of partial suffrage in Britain, when property-owning […]

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    Book Review: Europe and Northern Ireland’s Future: Negotiating Brexit’s Unique Case by Mary C. Murphy

Book Review: Europe and Northern Ireland’s Future: Negotiating Brexit’s Unique Case by Mary C. Murphy

In Europe and Northern Ireland’s Future: Negotiating Brexit’s Unique Case, Mary C. Murphy offers a multi-layered account of the consequences of […]

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    Book Review: Rhodes Must Fall: The Struggle to Decolonise the Racist Heart of Empire by Rhodes Must Fall Oxford, edited by Roseanne Chantiluke, Brian Kwoba and Athinagamso Nkopo

Book Review: Rhodes Must Fall: The Struggle to Decolonise the Racist Heart of Empire by Rhodes Must Fall Oxford, edited by Roseanne Chantiluke, Brian Kwoba and Athinagamso Nkopo

In Rhodes Must Fall: The Struggle to Decolonise the Racist Heart of Empire, editors and members of Rhodes Must Fall Oxford […]

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    Reading List: 5 Recommended Reads for the Armistice Day Centenary

Reading List: 5 Recommended Reads for the Armistice Day Centenary

Image Credit: Poppies, Tower of London, 2014 (Andy Thornley CC BY 2.0)
11 November 2018 is the centenary of the […]

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    Book Review: The Proletarian Answer to the Modernist Question by Nick Hubble

Book Review: The Proletarian Answer to the Modernist Question by Nick Hubble

In The Proletarian Answer to the Modernist Question, Nick Hubble offers a convincing challenge to the persistent binary established between modernist […]

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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: Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing by John Boughton

Book Review: Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing by John Boughton

In Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing, John Boughton offers a compelling and grounded biography of council […]

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    Book Review: British Social Theory: Recovering Lost Traditions Before 1950 by John Scott

Book Review: British Social Theory: Recovering Lost Traditions Before 1950 by John Scott

In British Social Theory: Recovering Lost Traditions Before 1950, John Scott revisits the history of social theory and explores the works […]

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    Book Review: Female Football Players and Fans: Intruding into a Man’s World edited by Gertrud Pfister and Stacey Pope

Book Review: Female Football Players and Fans: Intruding into a Man’s World edited by Gertrud Pfister and Stacey Pope

In Female Football Players and Fans: Intruding into a Man’s World, editors Gertrud Pfister and Stacey Pope offer a collection that […]

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    Book Review: The Political Class: Why It Matters Who Our Politicians Are by Peter Allen

Book Review: The Political Class: Why It Matters Who Our Politicians Are by Peter Allen

In The Political Class: Why It Matters Who Our Politicians Are, Peter Allen lays out the case for and […]

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    Book Review: Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship: Deprivation and Affluence in Austerity Britain by Daniel Edmiston

Book Review: Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship: Deprivation and Affluence in Austerity Britain by Daniel Edmiston

In Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship: Deprivation and Affluence in Austerity Britain, Daniel Edmiston offers insight into how austerity and […]

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    Book Review: Fundamental British Values in Education: Radicalisation, National Identity and Britishness by Lynn Revell and Hazel Bryan

Book Review: Fundamental British Values in Education: Radicalisation, National Identity and Britishness by Lynn Revell and Hazel Bryan

In Fundamental British Values in Education: Radicalisation, National Identity and Britishness, Lynn Revell and Hazel Bryan explore an area in which […]

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    Book Review: Foundational Economy: The Infrastructure of Everyday Life by The Foundational Economy Collective

Book Review: Foundational Economy: The Infrastructure of Everyday Life by The Foundational Economy Collective

In Foundational Economy: The Infrastructure of Everyday Life, The Foundational Economy Collective present a radical new approach to economic and development […]

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