Culture
09 April 2007
Graffiti is the most prolific - and enduring - genre of public art. Although its association with vandalism tainted its...
Human Rights
09 April 2007
Professor Jock Young is a sociologist and criminologist concerned with the state of present-day society. In his latest...
Society
05 March 2007
"If pregnancy were a book, they would cut the last two chapters," according to Nora Ephron, screenwriter of Sleepless...
Books
26 February 2007
In the aftermath of the Six Day War in 1967, Bashir, a young Arab, returns to visit his childhood home in Ramla. The...
Music and Performance
26 February 2007
Six o'clock on a Sunday evening is not the usual time to see people pouring out of a nightclub in Camden, north London...
Food and Drink
12 February 2007
Once used as a way of tracing stolen bicycles, coding is now being used to combat under-age drinking in Scotland. As...
Human Rights
12 February 2007
Since the Freedom of Information Act came into effect in 2005, many important facts have been uncovered. Black...
Europe
05 February 2007
The statue in front of the National Museum in Prague's Wenceslas Square has seen many political transitions, including...
Books
05 February 2007
We are now used to the email etiquette and coffee culture of office politics, but Jenny Turner's novel takes the reader...
Music and Performance
29 January 2007
Walk into any high-street music store and you'll find music arranged according to genre. And as artists become ever...
Books
11 December 2006
It is one thing to keep up with the Joneses, quite another to match the familial incarnation of modernity in Benni's...
Books
04 December 2006
In late August 1854, a Soho resident threw the dirty water from her ailing baby's nappies into the cesspool outside her...
Books
18 September 2006
As a child growing up in Coventry after the Second World War, David is fascinated by history and dreams of running his...
Books
31 July 2006
"Ten, maybe 12" years old and orphaned, Birahama leaves the "crooked republic" of Guinea to live with his aunt in...
Books
31 July 2006
The roots and causes of misogyny - uncontroversially defined by Jack Holland as "the hatred of women" - have not been...

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