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Announcing 3 New Journals!

Berghahn Journals is delighted to announceĀ that we will begin publishing three new journals in 2015!   These new publications will cover a rangeĀ of topics across disciplines and promote academic discussion through articles, reviews, interviews, special sections, and more. For more … Continue reading

The meanings of Charlie Hebdo and the value of scholarship on comics and cartoons

The following is a guest post written by European Comic Art journal editor Mark McKinney.

Celebrating ‘Shakeshafte’ by Rowan Williams

  Berghahn recently published the play ‘Shakeshafte‘ by Rowan Williams in the journal Critical Survey. Williams, who was the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, is a highly-regarded poet and theologian whose play has been getting significant attention since its publication. To … Continue reading

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Issues for December

The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology Volume 32, Issue 2 This issue features a Special Section, guest edited by Kirsten Endres and Maria Six-Hohenbalken, titled: ‘Risks, Ruptures and Uncertainties: Dealing with Crisis in Asia’s Emerging Economies.’  

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Issues for November

Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society Volume 6, Issue 2 This special issue of JEMMS focuses on conflicts and identity politics in school textbooks in the regional contexts of South Asia.  

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Boyhood Studies

Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal

Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a peer-reviewed journal providing a forum for the discussion of boyhood, young masculinities, and boys’ lives by exploring the full scale of intricacies, challenges, and legacies that inform male and masculine developments. Boyhood Studies is committed to a critical and international scope and solicits both articles and special issue proposals from a variety of research fields including, but not limited to, the social and psychological sciences, historical and cultural studies, philosophy, and social, legal, and health studies. More Information...

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Focaal - Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology is a peer-reviewed journal advocating an approach that rests in the simultaneity of ethnography, processual analysis, local insights, and global vision. It is at the heart of debates on the ongoing conjunction of anthropology and history as well as the incorporation of local research settings in the wider spatial networks of coercion, imagination, and exchange that are often glossed as 'globalization' or 'empire'. More Information...

Introducing FocaalBlog!

The blog aims to accelerate and intensify anthropological conversations beyond what a regular academic journal can do, and to make them more widely, globally, and swiftly available. More Information...

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    1.  Some Assembly Required: Black Barbie and the Fabrication of Nicki Minaj
    Girlhood Studies, v.5, #1, Summer 2012

    1.  "i HATE HATE HATE being single" and "why is getting a bf so hard for me?": Reproducing heteronormative femininity on
    Girlhood Studies, v.2, #1, Summer 2009

    3. Fighting for oil when there is no oil yet: The Darfur-Chad border
    Focaal, v.2008, #52, Winter 2008

    4. The Terrorist as Humanitarian
    Social Analysis, v.53, #1, Spring 2009

    5. Theatres of virtue: Collaboration, consensus, and the social life of corporate social responsibility
    Focaal, v.2011, #60, Summer 2011

    6. The city's renovating virtue: urban epiphanies in the novels of Carmen Laforet, Carmen Martín Gaite, Montserrat Roig and Rosa Montero
    Journal of Romance Studies, v. 7, #1, Speing 2007

    7. Mavericks: Harvey, Graeber, and the reunification of anarchism and Marxism in world anthropology
    Focaal, v.2014, #69, Summer 2014

    8. A Global Perspective on Migration and Development
    Social Analysis, v.53, #3, Winter 2009

    9. Dimanche à Orly: The Jet-Age Airport and the Spectacle of Technology between Sky and Earth
    French Politics, Culture & Society, v.32, #3, Winter 2014

    8. Rape Culture and the Feminist Politics of Social Media
    Girlhood Studies, v.7, #1, Summer 2014

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