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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: The Migrant’s Paradox: Street Livelihoods and Marginal Citizenship in Britain by Suzanne Hall

Rose Deller , March 9th, 2022


In The Migrant’s Paradox: Street Livelihoods and Marginal Citizenship in Britain, Suzanne M. Hall draws on interviews with migrant shopkeepers in five UK cities to explore the formation of street…


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Book Review: Displacement: Global Conversations on Refuge edited by Silvia Pasquetti and Romola Sanyal

Rose Deller , February 23rd, 2022


In Displacement: Global Conversations on Refuge, editors Silvia Pasquetti and Romola Sanyal bring together contributors to explore different experiences of forced migration at local, regional and glob…


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Book Review: The Digital Disconnect by Ellen Helsper

Rose Deller , January 31st, 2022


In The Digital Disconnect, Ellen Helsper explores how digital and social inequalities are interlinked and what we might do to prevent them. Utilising an intersectional perspective and showing careful…


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Book Review: The Return of Inequality: Social Change and the Weight of the Past by Mike Savage

Rose Deller , January 17th, 2022


In The Return of Inequality: Social Change and the Weight of the Past, Mike Savage explores how inequality has surfaced as a pressing cause for concern over the past…


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(Re)Understanding Human Need: Writing the Revised Edition

Rose Deller , November 9th, 2021


Hartley Dean discusses the intellectual journey that influenced the writing of his revised edition of Understanding Human Need. (Re)Understanding Human Need: Writing the Revised Edition I suspect that…


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Book Review: Crunch Time: How Married Couples Confront Unemployment by Aliya Hamid Rao

Rose Deller , August 9th, 2021


In Crunch Time: How Married Couples Confront Unemployment, Aliya Hamid Rao offers a new addition to sociological research on unemployment, delving into the ways that gender beliefs unequally shape men…


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Inside Number 9: The Evolution of a Sociology Textbook

Rose Deller , April 20th, 2021


In this feature essay, Phil Sutton takes readers inside the writing of the ninth edition of Polity’s flagship sociology textbook, Sociology, co-authored with Anthony Giddens. He discusses the…


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Book Review: Beyond Tears and Laughter: Gender, Migration, and the Service Sector in China by Yang Shen

Rose Deller , March 9th, 2021


In Beyond Tears and Laughter: Gender, Migration, and the Service Sector in China, Yang Shen examines the life experiences of men and women who have migrated from rural China to…


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Author Interview: Q and A with Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross, authors of Parenting for a Digital Future

Rose Deller , August 7th, 2020


In this author interview, we speak to Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross about their new book, Parenting for a Digital Future, which draws on interviews and a national…


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Author Interview: Q and A with Dr Simidele Dosekun on Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Rose Deller , July 16th, 2020


In this author interview, we speak to Dr Simidele Dosekun about her new book, Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture, which reflects on ideas about postfeminist self…


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Book Review: Cultures of Doing Good: Anthropologists and NGOs edited by Amanda Lashaw, Christian Vannier and Steven Sampson

Rose Deller , February 25th, 2020


In Cultures of Doing Good: Anthropologists and NGOs, editors Amanda Lashaw, Christian Vannier and Steven Sampson bring together contributors to advance the growing field of NGO anthropology. Written b…


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Book Review: Charles Booth’s London Poverty Maps by London School of Economics and Mary S. Morgan et al

Rose Deller , October 25th, 2019


Charles Booth’s London Poverty Maps, by London School of Economics and Mary S. Morgan et al, offers a sumptuously illustrated, large format publication of Charles Booth’s project, which…


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Book Review: Social Mobility and its Enemies by Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin

Rose Deller , September 25th, 2019


In Social Mobility and its Enemies, Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin offer a thought-provoking assessment of the state of social mobility in Britain. In the context of much social and…


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Book Review: The Politics of Land edited by Tim Bartley

Rose Deller , July 29th, 2019


In The Politics of Land, editor Tim Bartley brings together contributors to highlight the significance of the neglected issue of land to political sociology. This is a highly informative volume…


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Book Review: Heading Home: Motherhood, Work and the Failed Promise of Equality by Shani Orgad

Rose Deller , March 19th, 2019


In Heading Home: Motherhood, Work and the Failed Promise of Equality, Shani Orgad draws on interviews with educated, London-based women to explore their decision to leave their successful careers to…


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Author Interview: Q&A with Rachel O’Neill on Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy

Rose Deller , February 22nd, 2019


In this author interview, we speak to Rachel O’Neill about her recent book, Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy, which offers an ethnographic study of the ‘seduction industry…


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Book Review: Uncertain Futures: Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy edited by Jens Beckert and Richard Bronk

Rose Deller , February 18th, 2019


In Uncertain Futures: Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy, editors Jens Beckert and Richard Bronk bring together contributors to explore expectation formation in economics, with es…


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Book Review: Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy by Rachel O’Neill

Rose Deller , February 14th, 2019


In Seduction: Men, Masculinity and Mediated Intimacy, Rachel O’Neill examines the construction of intimacy under neoliberalism through an ethnographic exploration of the contemporary ‘seduction …


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Book Review: The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to be Privileged by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison

Rose Deller , January 28th, 2019


In The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged, Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison offer a unique and encapsulating analysis of class inequality at the top end…


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Book Review: The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to be Privileged by Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison

Rose Deller , January 28th, 2019


In The Class Ceiling: Why it Pays to be Privileged, Sam Friedman and Daniel Laurison offer a unique and encapsulating analysis of class inequality at the top end…


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

Rose Deller , October 31st, 2018


In The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City, Suzanne Hall and Ricky Burdett bring together contributors to explore the conditions that have emerged or intensified since the…


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