Tag: Health and Wellbeing book reviews

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: Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste by Diane Coffey and Dean Spears

Rose Deller , September 27th, 2018


In Where India Goes: Abandoned Toilets, Stunted Development and the Costs of Caste, authors Diane Coffey and Dean Spears propose that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious goal to introduce toilets…


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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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Book Review: Food, Power and Agency by Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon

Rose Deller , February 1st, 2018


In Food, Power and Agency, editors Jürgen Martschukat and Bryant Simon bring together contributors to explore how food, power and agency contribute to the formation of ‘culinary capital’ a…


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