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Book Review: The Digital Border: Migration, Technology, Power by Lilie Chouliaraki and Myria Georgiou

Rose Deller , August 15th, 2022


In The Digital Border: Migration, Technology, Power, Lilie Chouliaraki and Myria Georgiou explore how digital technologies are shaping experiences of migration today, focusing particularly on the 2015…


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Book Review: Tradition in the Frame: Photography, Power and Imagination in Sfakia, Crete by Konstantinos Kalantzis

Rose Deller , February 25th, 2022


In Tradition in the Frame: Photography, Power and Imagination in Sfakia, Crete, Konstantinos Kalantzis explores the experiences of Sfakians in Crete to reflect on how tradition is made meaningful…


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Book Review: Data Practices: Making Up a European People by Evelyn Ruppert and Stephan Scheel

Rose Deller , January 19th, 2022


In Data Practices: Making Up a European People – available open access – Evelyn Ruppert and Stephan Scheel explore how statisticians and policymakers use statistical methods and data practices to &#82…


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Book Review: The Daily Lives of Muslims: Islam and Public Confrontation in Contemporary Europe by Nilüfer Göle

Rose Deller , August 19th, 2021


In The Daily Lives of Muslims: Islam and Public Confrontation in Contemporary Europe, Nilüfer Göle explores the everyday experiences of Muslims in a number of European countries. While commending…


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Book Review: How Ten Global Cities Take On Homelessness: Innovations That Work by Linda Gibbs, Jay Bainbridge, Muzzy Rosenblatt and Tamiru Mammo

Rose Deller , July 5th, 2021


In How Ten Global Cities Take On Homelessness: Innovations That Work, Linda Gibbs, Jay Bainbridge, Muzzy Rosenblatt and Tamiru Mammo explore some of the key challenges faced by urban…


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Book Review: The Tenacity of the Couple-Norm: Intimate Citizenship Regimes in a Changing Europe by Sasha Roseneil, Isabel Crowhurst, Tone Hellesund, Ana Cristina Santos and Mariya Stoilova

Rose Deller , March 22nd, 2021


In The Tenacity of the Couple-Norm: Intimate Citizenship Regimes in a Changing Europe, Sasha Roseneil, Isabel Crowhurst, Tone Hellesund, Ana Cristina Santos and Mariya Stoilova explore the durability …


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Book Review: The Coloniality of Asylum: Mobility, Autonomy and Solidarity in the Wake of Europe’s Refugee Crisis by Fiorenza Picozza

Rose Deller , February 16th, 2021


In The Coloniality of Asylum: Mobility, Autonomy and Solidarity in the Wake of Europe’s Refugee Crisis, Fiorenza Picozza offers a new ethnographic study of autonomous border struggles in Hamburg, Germ…


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Book Review: Ultra: The Underworld of Italian Football by Tobias Jones

Rose Deller , May 14th, 2020


In Ultra: The Underworld of Italian Football, Tobias Jones immerses himself in the culture of Italian football ultras, exploring the rituals of different ultra groups, their infamous links…


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Book Review: When the State Winks: The Performance of Jewish Conversion in Israel by Michal Kravel-Tovi

Rose Deller , November 26th, 2019


In Israel, Jewish conversions by first and second generation repatriates from the former Soviet Union are often depicted in public discourse as ‘wink-wink’ conversions, whereby converts an…


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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

Rose Deller , February 19th, 2019


In Athens and the War on Public Space: Tracing a City in Crisis, Klara Jaya Brekke, Christos Filippidis and Antonis Vradis merge textual and visual material to focus on Athen’s…


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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

Rose Deller , January 11th, 2019


In their new book, Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction, Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone show how twenty-first-century detective fiction offers insight…


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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

Rose Deller , January 11th, 2019


In their new book, Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction, Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone show how twenty-first-century detective fiction offers insight…


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Book Review: Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography by Laura Vaughan

Rose Deller , January 10th, 2019


In Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography – available to download here for free – Laura Vaughan offers an analysis of how maps have both described and shaped social…


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

Rose Deller , December 11th, 2018


In this feature essay, The Case of Brexit, Expertise and Linguaphobia: Cosmopolitanism, Language and the Politics of Value, Sarah Burton argues that the heightened expression of antipathy towards lang…


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Book Review: Stepping into the Elite: Trajectories of Social Achievement in India, France and the United States by Jules Naudet

Rose Deller , November 26th, 2018


In Stepping into the Elite: Trajectories of Social Achievement in India, France and the United States, Jules Naudet draws on interviews with individuals in these three nations to…


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Book Review: My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File by Katherine Verdery

Rose Deller , November 20th, 2018


In My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File, Katherine Verdery offers insight into the history of communism in Romania by exploring the surveillance file created on…


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Book Review: Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia by Tomas Matza

Rose Deller , November 1st, 2018


In Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia, Thomas Matza offers an ethnographic account that explores the rise of psychotherapy in post-socialist Russia. Through in…


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

Rose Deller , September 21st, 2018


In Female Football Players and Fans: Intruding into a Man’s World, editors Gertrud Pfister and Stacey Pope offers a collection that examines women’s experiences of playing and being fans of…


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Book Review: Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey by Begüm Adalet

Rose Deller , August 21st, 2018


In Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey, Begüm Adalet offers an account of the historical construction of the ‘Turkish Model’ as a manufactured …


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Book Review: Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan by Mathijs Pelkmans

Rose Deller , April 11th, 2018


In Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan, Mathijs Pelkmans offers an ethnography of everyday life in a former mining town in southern Kyrgyzstan that focuses on the…


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Long Read Review: Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

Rose Deller , March 15th, 2018


In Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain, Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu contribute to analyses of the political effects of austerity by looking at…


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Reading List: 12 Recommended Reads on Immigration, Refugee Rights and Asylum

Rose Deller , March 13th, 2018


Image Credit: Mural, Paris, 2017 (Jeanne Menjoulet CC BY 2.0) In this new reading list, we recommend 12 books authored or edited by women whose scholarship delves into the…


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LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Reading List: 7 Recommended Reads on Housing and Urban Development

Rose Deller , February 21st, 2018


Image Credit: Mumbai, India, 2010 (Sunghwan Yoon CC BY SA 2.0) 75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb…


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LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 Preview: The Five Giants by Nicholas Timmins

Rose Deller , February 17th, 2018


75 years after the publication of the Beveridge report, LSE Festival Beveridge 2.0 (Mon 19 Feb – Sat 24 Feb 2018) offers a week of public engagement activities exploring the ‘Five Giants’…


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