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Sianne Ngai: Theory of the Gimmick

GIMMICK: Sianne Ngai is one of the most original Marxist cultural theorists of her generation. But she seems keen on pulling the aesthetics down into the mud.

To be able to live up to the dignity as true citizens of the world

Martha C. Nussbaum: The Cosmopolitan Tradition. A Noble but Flawed Ideal

HOLBERG PRICE: Material inequality is part of the order of the day in the 21st century. Nussbaum takes care of one of our most pressing challenges to make the world a better place.

The Muslim Brotherhood and the West

Martyn Frampton: The Muslim Brotherhood and the West. A History of Enmity and Engagement

: In his latest book, Martyn Frampton claims that the Muslim Brotherhood is a contradictory organization, but the contradictions are also part of the success it experiences.

Suburbia in the West Bank

Sara Yael Hirschhorn: City on a hilltop. American Jews and the Israeli Settler Movement

: American immigrants make up far more Israeli settlers than their share of the population would suggest.

Conversion at all costs

Julian Gewirz: Unlikely Partners – Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China

: Intense exchanges between Chinese and Western economists paved the way for China's opening of the economy.