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Social Theory: Loïc Wacquant
Social Theory: Loïc Wacquant 26th Jul 2022 As an interdisciplinary sociologist, Loïc Wacquant fuses two approaches: the material, associated with Marxist thought, and the symbolic as developed by Pierre Bourdieu, to produce a novel and highly relevant social theory. Broadly speaking, Wacquant... Read More
Disposable Lives: Bahrain’s Sacrifice Zones
Disposable Lives: Bahrain’s Sacrifice Zones 7th Jun 2021 This essay is part of a SEPAD report reflecting on the Middle East in 2050 The crisis of political repression in Bahrain continues to challenge Western foreign policy approaches to the country.  Long-standing United Kingdom (UK) and United States... Read More
​  A Curious Form of Justice in Modern Bahraini History:  Being Hard on Shi’a and Soft on Sunnis
​ A Curious Form of Justice in Modern Bahraini History: Being Hard on Shi’a and Soft on Sunnis 26th Nov 2019 This piece is taken from the SEPAD report ‘Sectarianism in the Longue Duree’ available here: https://www.sepad.org.uk/report/sectarianism-in-the-longue-dureeSince the Bahrain Arab Spring protests in 2011, human rights groups estimate that approximately... Read More