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Read more at: Dr Sian Lazar: The Social Life of Politics: Ethics, Kinship, and Union Activism in Argentina
Dr Sian Lazar: The Social Life of Politics: Ethics, Kinship, and Union Activism in Argentina

Dr Sian Lazar: The Social Life of Politics: Ethics, Kinship, and Union Activism in Argentina

The new publication, The Social Life of Politics, by Dr Sian Lazar of Cambridge University, examines the intimate, personal, and family dimensions of two political activist groups: the Union of National Civil Servants (UPCN) and the Association of State Workers (ATE).


Read more at: Dr Sian Lazar: Where Are The Unions? Workers and Social Movements in Latin America, the Middle East and Europe
Dr Sian Lazar: Where Are The Unions? Workers and Social Movements in Latin America, the Middle East and Europe

Dr Sian Lazar: Where Are The Unions? Workers and Social Movements in Latin America, the Middle East and Europe

Dr Sian Lazar: Where Are The Unions? Workers and Social Movements in Latin America, the Middle East and Europe The first fully comprehensive comparison of the Latin American ‘turn to the left’, the Middle East and North African ‘Arab Spring’ and the Occupy and anti-austerity movements of Europe and North America, with a...


Read more at: Dr Andrew Sanchez: Criminal Capital
Dr Andrew Sanchez: Criminal Capital

Dr Andrew Sanchez: Criminal Capital

Criminal Capital: Violence, corruption and class in industrial India Dr Andrew Sanchez Criminal Capital explores the relationship between neoliberalism, criminality and the reshaping of class in modern India. It discusses how the political vocabularies of urban industrial workers reflect the processes by which power is...


Read more at: Dr Christos Lynteris: Ethnographic Plague
Dr Christos Lynteris: Ethnographic Plague

Dr Christos Lynteris: Ethnographic Plague

Ethnographic Plague: Configuring Disease on the Chinese-Russian Frontier Dr Christos Lynteris Challenging the concept that since the discovery of the plague bacillus in 1894 the study of the disease was dominated by bacteriology, Ethnographic Plague argues for the role of ethnography as a vital contributor to the...


Read more at: Miles, Mody and Probert: Marriage Rites and Rights
Miles, Mody and Probert: Marriage Rites and Rights

Miles, Mody and Probert: Marriage Rites and Rights

MARRIAGE RITES AND RIGHTS EDITED BY
JOANNA MILES, PERVEEZ MODY AND REBECCA PROBERT Recent years have seen extensive discussion about the continuing retreat from marriage, the increasing demand for the right to marry from previously excluded groups, and the need to protect those who do not wish to marry from being forced to...