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Author: 
Brink Lindsey, Steven M. Teles
Reviewer: 
Julia Schwenkenberg

Schwenkenberg on Lindsey and Teles, 'The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality'

Brink Lindsey, Steven M. Teles. The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 232 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062776-8.

Reviewed by Julia Schwenkenberg (Rutgers University – Newark) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs, Jesper Bjarnesen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Adam LoBue

LoBue on Kovacs and Bjarnesen, 'Violence in African Elections: Between Democracy and Big Man Politics'

Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs, Jesper Bjarnesen, eds. Violence in African Elections: Between Democracy and Big Man Politics. Africa Now Series. London: Zed Books, 2018. 320 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78699-228-4; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78699-229-1.

Reviewed by Adam LoBue (University of Illinois) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Lindsey Earner-Byrne
Reviewer: 
Aidan Beatty

Beatty on Earner-Byrne, 'Letters of the Catholic Poor: Poverty in Independent Ireland, 1920-1940'

Lindsey Earner-Byrne. Letters of the Catholic Poor: Poverty in Independent Ireland, 1920-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xii + 284 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-17991-2.

Reviewed by Aidan Beatty (Wayne State University) Published on H-Socialisms (March, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Robert E. Sullivan
Reviewer: 
Andrew Kettler

Kettler on Sullivan, 'The Geography of the Everyday: Toward an Understanding of the Given'

Robert E. Sullivan. The Geography of the Everyday: Toward an Understanding of the Given. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2017. 204 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-5168-1.

Reviewed by Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

Author: 
Alpa Shah
Reviewer: 
Amal Shahid

Shahid on Shah, 'Ground Down by Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and Inequality in Twenty-First-Century India'

Alpa Shah. Ground Down by Growth: Tribe, Caste, Class and Inequality in Twenty-First-Century India. London: Pluto Press, 2017. 281 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7453-3768-5.

Reviewed by Amal Shahid (The Graduate Institute, Geneva) Published on H-Socialisms (February, 2019) Commissioned by Gary Roth (Rutgers University - Newark)

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