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Hilary Angelo, How Green Became Good: Urbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens – University of Chicago Press, February 2021

Hilary Angelo, How Green Became Good: Urbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens – University of Chicago Press, February 2021 As projects like Manhattan’s High Line, Chicago’s 606, China’s eco-cities, and Ethiopia’s tree-planting efforts show, cities around the … Continue reading

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Books received – Dumézil, Lévi-Strauss, Mountz, Balzac

Some recently published or reprinted books from University of Minnesota Press in recompense for review work, including Alison Mountz, The Death of Asylum: Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago and a new translation of Balzac’s Lost Illusions, and some second-hand books, mainly in … Continue reading

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Racism in America: A Reader – open access e-book from Harvard University Press

Racism in America: A Reader – open access e-book from Harvard University Press Racism in America has been the subject of serious scholarship for decades. At Harvard University Press, we’ve had the honor of publishing some of the most influential … Continue reading

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Summary and action points from Alpha City

Originally posted on Alpha City:
I thought it would be useful to create a summary of my book Alpha City: How the super-rich captured London. This is a plan language summary of the key ideas and arguments, alongside a set…

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Judith Butler: on COVID-19, the politics of non-violence, necropolitics, and social inequality – and in conversation with Amia Srinivasan

Judith Butler: on COVID-19, the politics of non-violence, necropolitics, and social inequality – and in conversation with Amia Srinivasan (via Verso blog) In this event (hosted by the Whitechapel Gallery and British Library, on the occasion of Verso’s 50th anniversary), … Continue reading

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What matters isn’t your writing software, it’s your file structures (sorry!)

Originally posted on Research Degree Insiders:
Thanks to Anuja Cabraal who asked this question! It’s about 2,500 words of answer, so this is absolutely a Definitive Guide. A few of the technical details here I also discuss in my earlier…

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John Agnew ed. The Confines of Territory – Routledge, November 2020

John Agnew ed. The Confines of Territory – Routledge, November 2020 A collection of papers from Territory, Politics, Governance, edited by John Agnew, the former editor of the journal. Pleased to have one of my articles in here (original available here). Only … Continue reading

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Verso Book Club launched – subscription service to receive print and e-books

Verso Book Club launched – three levels of subscription, from e-book access to e-book and some physical copies a month, to e-book and more physical copies a month. A good way to support this press at this difficult time for … Continue reading

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The rush to claim an undersea mountain range (BBC News)

The rush to claim an undersea mountain range (BBC News) Interesting piece on the Lomonosov Ridge between Siberia, Greenland and Canada. Klaus Dodds, Phil Steinberg and Ingrid Medby all interviewed.

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Laleh Khalili and Rowland Atkinson – global flows of capital, commodities and people (video)

Laleh Khalili and Rowland Atkinson – global flows of capital, commodities and people (video, via The Gamming) As part of Verso Live events, Rowland Atkinson (author of Alpha City) and Laleh Khalili (author of Sinews of War and Trade) in conversation about … Continue reading

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