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A matter of life or death
Each year, an estimated 800,000 people around the world take their own lives, making suicide one of the most common causes of death globally. Ms Valentina Iemmi of the Department of Social Policy analyses the relationship between poverty and suicide in low and middle income countries, and discusses how her work could help inform efforts to address this global health crisis.
The New Minority?

How did the white working class come to see itself as peripheral in society and what are the political consequences of this? 

How can we fix democracy?
In his new book Dr Brian Klaas of the Department of Government argues that Western powers are partly to blame for these developments, and offers a number of solutions to halt the decline of democracy around the world.
Partisanship in the age of Corbyn
Discussing their new book, The Meaning of Partisanship, Dr Jonathan White of the European Institute and Professor Lea Ypi of the Department of Government draw on the recent developments within British politics.
What can demography tell us about democracy?
The global population is ageing and many experts predict this may have some negative consequences for society. But new research suggests global demographic transition can also have important positive consequences, including the promotion and development of democracy.
Piecing together Turkey's intellectual history
In the early stages of Turkey’s existence, its Islamic heritage was marginalised as the country looked to Western civilisation for progress, but rapid social and economic development in recent years has prompted renewed questioning of its national identity and interest in history and culture.  
The changing meaning within war memoirs
A new study from LSE looks at how the study of soldiers’ memoirs can help us understand the historical context of the wars. Professor Lilie Chouliaraki discusses the concept of ‘radical doubt’, and how it can provide insight into soldiers' complicated relationship towards each conflict.
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