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How the Whole Can Be Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

The below is a special guest post written by Benedicte Carlsen, contributor to Anthropology in Action, Volume 21 (Issue 2), and co-author of ‘Qualitative Research Synthesis: How the Whole Can Be Greater than the Sum of Its Parts.’

“When I read Machiavelli, Marx rang true”

The below is a special guest post written by Manjeet Ramgotra, contributor to Theoria, Issue 139, and author of ‘Conservative Roots of Republicanism.’   My article “Conservative Roots of Republicanism” is a result of research I conducted for my PhD.  Initially, … Continue reading

War Magic & Warrior Religion: Sorcery, Cognition & Embodiment

This post is the transcript of an electronic interview between D. S. Farrer and Berghahn blog editor Lorna Field. D. S. Farrer is the co-author of the article Chants of Re-enchantment: Chamorro Spiritual Resistance to Colonial Domination and special issue editor of Social Analysis Volume … Continue reading

Exploring Sri Lankan Textbooks

The below is a special guest post written by Anne Gaul, contributor for the forthcoming issue of Journal of Educational Media, Memory, and Society, Volume 6, Issue 2, and author of ‘Where Are the Minorities? The Elusiveness of Multiculturalism and Positive Recognition … Continue reading

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Releases for September

Anthropology in Action Volume 21, Number 2 This issue includes articles that provide examples of anthropological research applied to, or with resonance for policy and practice issues. Girlhood Studies Volume 7, Number 2 This issue is broadly based on the theme … Continue reading


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Democratic Theory

Democratic Theory: 

An Interdisciplinary Journal

Democratic Theory is a peer-reviewed journal published and distributed by Berghahn. It encourages philosophical and interdisciplinary contributions that critically explore democratic theory – in all its forms. Spanning a range of views, the journal offers a crossdisciplinary forum for diverse theoretical questions to be put forward and systematically examined. It advances western as well as non-western ideas and is actively based on the premise that there are many forms of democracies andmany types of democrats. More Information...

Subjects: Political Theory


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Focaal:  

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...

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    September 2014

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

    2. Taking Centre Stage? Girlhood and the Contradictions of Femininity across Three Generations
    Girlhood Studies, v.1, #2, 2008

    3. Vigilance: On Conflict, Social Invisibility, and Negative Potentiality
    Social Analysis, v.55, #3, 2011

    4. Travel Writing as a Genre: Facts, Fictions and the Invention of a Scientific Discourse in Early Modern Europe
    Journeys, v.1, #1, 2000

    5. Resources of Hope: Wicken Fen Stories of Anthropogenic Nature
    Cambridge Anthropology, v.31, #1, 2013

    6. The Reshaping of Cairo's City of the Dead: Rural Identity versus Urban Arena in the Cairene Cultural Narrative and Public Discourse
    Anthropology of the Middle East, v.6, #2, 2011

    7. Military Occupation as Carceral SocietyPrisons, Checkpoints, and Walls in the Israeli‑Palestinian Struggle
    Social Analysis, v.52, #2, 2008

    8. Under the Shadow of Empire: Indigenous Girls' Presencing as Decolonizing Force
    Girlhood Studies, v.7, #1, 2014

    9. More than a Turn? The "Colonial" in French Studies
    French Politics, Culture & Society, v.32, #2, 2014

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


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