German Politics and Society
Aims & Scope
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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
Volume 34, Issue 1, Spring 2016
The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Angela Merkel, the Grand Coalition, and “Majority Rule” in Germany
Joyce Marie Mushaben
Bureaucratic Politics and the German Decision to Bailout Greece in 2010
Luke B. Wood
Voluntary Withdrawals, Forced Resignations, Collective Retirements or Just Bad Fortune? A Competing Risks Analysis of Ministerial Turnover in the German Länder (1990-2010)
Arendt’s Radical Good and the Banality of Evil: Echoes of Scholem and Jaspers in Margarethe von Trotta’s Hannah Arendt
A Return to Fashion: Revisiting the German Model
Mike Dennis and Norman LaPorte, State and Minorities in Communist East Germany
Reviewed by Catherine Plum
Florian Illies, 1913. Der Sommer des Jahrhunderts
Reviewed by Klaus Berghahn
Howard Eiland and Michael W. Jennings, Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life
Reviewed by Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker
Helmut Schmitz and Annette Seidel-Arpacı, ed., Narratives of Trauma: Discourses of German Wartime Suffering in National and International Perspective
Reviewed by David Freis
Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos, Becoming Multicultural: Immigration and the Politics of Membership in Canada and Germany
Reviewed by Matthew Eckel
Frank Trommler. Kulturmacht ohne Kompass – Deutsche auswärtige Kulturbeziehungen im 20. Jahrhundert
Reviewed by Malte Pehl
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