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German Politics and Society


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German Politics and Society is a joint publication of the BMW Center for German and European Studies (of the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). These centers are represented by their directors on the journal's Editorial Committee.

German Politics and Society is a peer-reviewed journal published and distributed by Berghahn Journals. It is the only American publication that explores issues in modern Germany from the combined perspectives of the social sciences, history, and cultural studies.

The journal provides a forum for critical analysis and debate about politics, history, film, literature, visual arts, and popular culture in contemporary Germany. Every issue includes contributions by renowned scholars commenting on recent books about Germany.

German Politics and Society is now available on JSTOR!


Subjects: German Studies, Politics, Sociology, History, Economics, Cultural Studies


 

Forthcoming Issue

Volume 34, Issue 2, Summer 2016

 

Articles

The “Alternative for Germany:” Factors Behind its Emergence and Profile of a New Right-wing Populist Party
Frank Decker

Spatial Patterns of Thermidor: Protest and Voting in East Germany's Revolution, 1989-1990
Marko Grdesic

Renaissance of the New Right in Germany? A Discussion of New Right Elements in German Right-wing Extremism Today
Samuel Salzborn
 

Forum

Unsere Mütter, Unsere Väter: War, Genocide and “Condensed” Reality
David Wildermuth
 

Book Reviews

Michael J. Bazyler and Frank M. Tuerkheimer, Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust (New York: New York University Press, 2014)
Reviewed by Klaus Berghahn

Mary Fulbrook and Andrew Port, eds. Becoming East German: Socialist Structures and Sensibilities after Hitler (New York: Berghahn Press, 2013
Reviewed by Russell Dalton

Nina Berman, Klaus Mühlhahn, and Patrice Nganang, ed. German Colonialism Revisited: African, Asian, and Oceanic Experiences (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014)
Reviewed by Jason Verber

Andrew Wackerfuss, Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement (New York: Harrington Park Press, 2015)
Reviewed by Robert Tobin

Hans Kundnani, The Paradox of German Power (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014)
Reviewed by Beverly Crawford

Gavriel D. Rosenfeld, Hi Hitler! How the Nazi Past is Being Normalized in Contemporary Culture (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Reviewed by Jeffrey Luppes


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