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LSE announces The Marshall Institute for Philanthropy and Social Entrepreneurship| LSE is the host of a new institute designed to improve the impact, effectiveness and appeal of private contributions to the public good. Can the police do more with less?| The coalition government’s austerity programme has resulted in some sizeable reductions in the police workforce, yet crime has continued to fall. A key question for the next Parliament is whether further real-terms reductions in police budgets can occur without deleterious effects on crime says the latest election series report from the Centre for Economic Performance. Are we really 'all in this together'?|Inequality of pre- and post-tax income has risen remarkably in the UK since the late 1970s. And while inequality of net income fell in the aftermath of the financial crisis, there are signs that it is rising once again according to LSE's Centre for Economic Performance.

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Events Programme Summer 2015                            

LSE’s Summer Term public events programme has been announced|

Events that have been recently added to the programme include Nobel prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Freakonomics author Stephen J Dubner,award-winning novelist Amitav Ghosh, philosopher and literary theorist Professor Gayatri Spivak and journalist Virginia Postrel.


Inequality: what can be done?|

Introducing his new book, LSE Centennial Professor Sir Tony Atkinson will argue we can do much more about inequality than skeptics imagine, with responses from Tom Clark and Professor Baroness Lister. Event date: Thursday 30 April

Barrel of a Gun? The Armed Struggle for Democracy in South Africa|

South African born writer Gillian Slovo will reflect on revolutionary heroism and the impact of the ANC’s turn to armed struggle in the fight for democracy in South Africa. Event date: Tuesday 5 May

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Barry Buzan               

Speakers: Professor Barry Buzan (pictured), Professor Craig Calhoun, Dr George Lawson, Professor Juergen Osterhammel, Dr Ayse Zarakol
Recorded: Tuesday 17 March 2015, approx. 87 minutes          


Speaker: Sir Michael Barber
Recorded: Monday 16 March 2015, approx. 73 minutes          

Speaker: Matthew Crawford
Recorded: Monday 20 April 2015, approx. 74 minutes                    

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The Politics of the Human        

The Politics of the Human|

Anne Phillips

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