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Monthly Archives October 2015

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from Berghahn Journals! Celebrate with some spooky articles:   The Life of the Death of ‘The Fighting Fairy Woman of Bodmin’: Storytelling around the Museum of Witchcraft Anthropological Journal of European Cultures, Volume 22, Number 1   The World of the Dead as Viewed among the Negev Bedouin Anthropology of the Middle East, […]

Solving the Mystery of Nancy Drew

The following is a guest blog post written by Michael G. Cornelius, author of the article Sexuality, Interruption, and Nancy Drew, which appeared in Volume 8, Number 2 of the journal Girlhood Studies.     It’s admittedly an odd thing, to be a Nancy Drew scholar.   Strictly speaking, “Nancy Drew Scholar” is not the […]

Researching Girls of Color

The following is a guest blog post written by Sharon Lamb, co-author of the article Pride and Sexiness: Girls of Color Discuss Race, Body Image, and Sexualization, which appeared in Volume 8, Number 2 of the journal Girlhood Studies.     Way back when, my/our research group was interested in the issue of sexualization of […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse September 2015 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Development Studies, Medical Anthropology, Politics, Refugee & Migration Studies and Urban Studies, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles. _________________________________________________________________________   THE MERKEL REPUBLIC An Appraisal Edited by Eric Langenbacher

German Unity Day

Two weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, on 28 November 1989, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl announced a 10-point program calling for the two Germanys to expand their cooperation with the view toward eventual reunification. On 18 May 1990, the two German states signed a treaty agreeing on monetary, economic and social union. On October […]