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Recent books, blogposts and more by some of our academic staff, visitors and students. For more publications, including articles in scholarly journals and our blog Researching Sociology @ LSE, see our webpages: lse.ac.uk/sociology.
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'The estate we’re in: how working class people became the ‘problem’': Lisa Mckenzie talks about the background to her new book 'Getting By' in this Guardian article 21 January 2015.

The estate we’re in: how working class people became the ‘problem’

'The estate we’re in: how working class people became the ‘problem’': Lisa Mckenzie talks about the background to her new book 'Getting By' in this Guardian article 21 January 2015.

Book - Ulrich Beck - Twenty Observations on a World in Turmoil.  Ulrich Beck is Visiting Professor in the Department of Sociology at LSE.

Book - Ulrich Beck - Twenty Observations on a World in Turmoil. Ulrich Beck is Visiting Professor in the Department of Sociology at LSE.

New book coming out June 2016 by Dr David Madden from LSE Sociology with professor emeritus of urban planning Peter Marcuse: In every major city in the world there is a housing crisis. How did this happen and what can we do about it?

New book coming out June 2016 by Dr David Madden from LSE Sociology with professor emeritus of urban planning Peter Marcuse: In every major city in the world there is a housing crisis. How did this happen and what can we do about it?

Bad apples or rotten barrels? How sociological thinking can help address financial misconduct. A key issue for financial regulators facing the misconduct scandals plaguing the banking industry is deciding whether to use a more agent-centric approach that targets individual behaviour or to implement more structural solutions aimed at wider culture... Read blogpost by LSE Sociology research student Siân Lewin.

Bad apples or rotten barrels? How sociological thinking can help address financial misconduct. A key issue for financial regulators facing the misconduct scandals plaguing the banking industry is deciding whether to use a more agent-centric approach that targets individual behaviour or to implement more structural solutions aimed at wider culture... Read blogpost by LSE Sociology research student Siân Lewin.

Leading sociologist of money Professor Nigel Dodd on 'Why money costs more when you're poor' for Discover Society Dec 2014.

Leading sociologist of money Professor Nigel Dodd on 'Why money costs more when you're poor' for Discover Society Dec 2014.

What does it mean to belong in a place, or more than one place? Dr Suzanne Hall, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and LSE Cities Research Fellow, contributes a chapter on 'Emotion, location and urban regeneration: the resonance of marginalised cosmopolitanisms.'

What does it mean to belong in a place, or more than one place? Dr Suzanne Hall, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and LSE Cities Research Fellow, contributes a chapter on 'Emotion, location and urban regeneration: the resonance of marginalised cosmopolitanisms.'

Forthcoming book, Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation (NYU Press, Jan 2015), edited by Michael McQuarrie (LSE Sociology) with Caroline W. Lee and Edward T. Walker.  Foreword by Craig Calhoun (Director, LSE).

Forthcoming book, Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation (NYU Press, Jan 2015), edited by Michael McQuarrie (LSE Sociology) with Caroline W. Lee and Edward T. Walker. Foreword by Craig Calhoun (Director, LSE).

A fresh take on social class from the experts behind the BBC's 'Great British Class Survey'.  Social class has re-emerged as a topic of enormous scholarly and public attention. In this book, Mike Savage and the team of sociologists responsible for the Great British Class Survey report their definitive findings and propose a new way of thinking about social class in Britain today.  Available from 5 November 2015

A fresh take on social class from the experts behind the BBC's 'Great British Class Survey'. Social class has re-emerged as a topic of enormous scholarly and public attention. In this book, Mike Savage and the team of sociologists responsible for the Great British Class Survey report their definitive findings and propose a new way of thinking about social class in Britain today. Available from 5 November 2015

24 June 2015: Harris Academies students visit LSE to find out more about research, with workshops led by Dr Suzi Hall, Dr Sam Friedman and PhD researcher Mona Sloane from LSE Sociology.

24 June 2015: Harris Academies students visit LSE to find out more about research, with workshops led by Dr Suzi Hall, Dr Sam Friedman and PhD researcher Mona Sloane from LSE Sociology.

'Getting By: estates, class and culture in austerity Britain' by Dr Lisa Mckenzie, Research Fellow at LSE Sociology, is published in paperback by Policy Press on 14 January 2015.

'Getting By: estates, class and culture in austerity Britain' by Dr Lisa Mckenzie, Research Fellow at LSE Sociology, is published in paperback by Policy Press on 14 January 2015.

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