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Book Review: Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology by Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer

Rose Deller , July 17th, 2019


In Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology, Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer argues that speculative fiction offers a rich vein to theorise catastrophe and crisis in ways t…


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LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2018 (Part Two)

Rose Deller , December 20th, 2018


Image Credit: (Pixabay CC0) What were you reading in 2018 on LSE Review of Books? Following Part One, which counted down from 12-7, in Part Two we reveal the 6…


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Book Review: Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor by Virginia Eubanks

Rose Deller , July 2nd, 2018


In Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor, Virginia Eubanks outlines the life-and-death impacts of automated decision-making on public services in the USA throu…


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Book Review: Open Data and the Knowledge Society by Bridgette Wessels, Kush Wadhwa, Rachel L. Finn and Thordis Sveinsdottir

Rose Deller , November 23rd, 2017


In Open Data and the Knowledge Society, authors Bridgette Wessels, Kush Wadhwa, Rachel L. Finn and Thordis Sveinsdottir place the management of open data ecosystems at the heart of the…


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