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German Politics and Society Volume 32, Issue 1 This special issue is titled West Germany’s Cold War Radio: The Crucible of the Transatlantic Century. Girlhood Studies Volume 7, Issue 1 This special issue is titled Cultural Studies and the Re-description … Continue reading

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International Journal of Social Quality Volume 3, Issue 2 This issue assembles contributions from the global North and South to inquire into the future of the “social” from an interdisciplinary perspective, drawing on sociology, political science and law. What does … Continue reading

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German Politics & Society Volume 31, Issue 4 This special issue is titled “German-Polish Border Regions in Contemporary Culture and Politics: Between Regionalism and Transnationalism.” Contributions to the History of Concepts Volume 8, Issue 2 This issue features articles covering … Continue reading

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Focaal Volume 67, Winter 2013 This issue features a theme section titled Divine kinship and politics edited by Alice Forbess and Lucia Michelutti. French Politics, Culture & Society Volume 31, Issue 3 This special issue is titled Algerian Legacies in … Continue reading

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Releases for November

Israel Studies Review Volume 28, Issue 2 This collection of articles aims to rethink the concepts of family and familism in Israel today and analyze the changes that are taking place. Projections Volume 7, Issue 2 This issue of Projections … 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 encourages 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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Journal of Romance Studies: 

Interdisciplinary Research in French, Hispanic, Italian and Portuguese Cultures

The Journal of Romance Studies promotes innovative critical work in the areas of linguistics, literature, performing and visual arts, media, material culture, intellectual and cultural history, critical and cultural theory, psychoanalysis, gender studies, social sciences, and anthropology.  More Information...

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    March 2014

    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, 2009

    2. A Day in the Cadillac: The Work of Hope in Urban Mongolia
    Social Analysis, v.56, #2, 2012

    3. Building the future: Construction, temporality, and politics in Astana
    Focaal, v.2011, #60, 2011

    4. Indigenous resurgence, anthropological theory, and the cunning of history
    Focaal, v.2007, #49, 2007 

    5. High anxiety: Abre los ojos/Vanilla Sky
    Journal of Romance Studies, v.4, #1, 2004

    6. Perpetrators and victims: Local responses to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
    Focaal, v.2010, #57, 2010 

    7. Around The Mind Possessed: The Cognition of Spirit Possession in an Afro-Brazilian Religious Tradition by Emma Cohen
    Religion and Society, v.1, #1, 2010

    8. Black Montmartre: American jazz and music hall in Paris in the interwar years
    Journal of Romance Studies, v.5, #3, 2013

    9. Classifying the “ideal migrant worker”: Mexican and Jamaican transnational farmworkers in Canada
    Focaal,  v.2010, #57, 2010

    10. The European Sovereign Debt Crisis: Is Germany to Blame?
    German Politics & Society,  v.29, #1, 2011

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