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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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  We are delighted to inform you that beginning in 2015, individuals may receive unlimited online journal access for just $34.95/£21.95/€24.95 — and students may receive access for just $19.95/£12.95/€14.95! That’s right, all online journal subscriptions for individuals are now … Continue reading

Learning from Comics: An Interview with Philippe Willems

This post is the transcript of an electronic interview between Philippe Willems and Berghahn blog editor Lorna Field. Philippe Willems is the author of the article Perspective Games: Cham’s Heritage and Legacy which appeared in  European Comic Art, Volume 7, Number 1.

Literary Readings of Home

The below is a special guest post written by Stella Butter, contributor to Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, Volume 23 (Issue 2), and author of ‘The Literary Making of Home(land): Transnational Fictions of Home in Lloyd Jones’ Mister Pip.’

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We are delighted to inform you that we’re at the 113th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association Conference in Washington DC! Please stop by booths 409 & 411 to browse our selection of books for purchase and pick up … 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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