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Earth Day 2017

earth dayEach year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth Day 1970 capitalized on the emerging consciousness, channeling the energy of the anti-war protest movement and putting environmental concerns front and center. The very first Earth day celebration brought 20 million Americans to the streets to peacefully demonstrate for environmental protection. For more information and schedule of events please visit www.earthday.org.

We’re also offering a 25% discount off all Environmental Studies titles by using the promo code ED17, also available until April 29.


In celebration of Earth Day, we are delighted to offer free access to a selection of journal articles for a limited time. To access these articles, please visit the EnviroSociety blog. Continue Reading »

Celebrating 10 Years of Girlhood Studies

 

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We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Girlhood Studies has just been published. With this issue, Girlhood Studies begins its tenth year. To celebrate this anniversary, we’re offering a 20% discount on all subscriptions to the journal.

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Durkheim, the ‘founding father’ of sociology

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“…Solidarity is, literally something which the society possesses.” – Émile Durkheim (April 15, 1858 – November 15, 1917)

 

David Émile Durkheim was a French sociologist, social psychologist and philosopher. Along with Karl Marx and Max Weber, he formally established the academic discipline and and is commonly cited as the principal architect of modern social science and father of sociology.

 


Access the top articles from our journal Durkheimian Studies/Études Durkheimiennes for FREE until April 22!

 


Berghahn Books is also happy to invite you to browse some of the relevant titles:

 

In Paperback

DURKHEIM, THE DURKHEIMIANS, AND THE ARTS
Edited by Alexander Tristan Riley, W.S.F. Pickering†, and William Watts Miller
Published in Association with the Durkheim Press

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World Health Day

Image result for universal health care symbolWorld Health Day is annually held on April 7, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO), to mark WHO’s founding, and is seen as an opportunity by the organization to draw worldwide attention to a subject of major importance to global health each year. For more information and this year’s theme please visit WHO webpage.

In recognition of the day Berghahn would like to showcase a range of related titles, delivering scholarly, informed opinion. Valid through May 7th, we are pleased to offer a 25% discount on any of our Medical Anthropology titles ordered directly through Berghahn webpage. At checkout, simply enter the code WHD17.

Please note that all the titles listed below are also available as ebooks. More information is available here.

 


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Berghahn Books will be at AAG Annual Meeting 2017!

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We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at the Association of American Geographers’ Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, April 5-9, 2017. Please stop by our booth #418 to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples.

 

If you are unable to attend, we would like to provide you with a special discount offer. For the next 30 days, receive a 25% discount on all Geography and Environmental Studies titles found on our website. At checkout use discount code AAG17. Browse our newly released Geography and Environmental Studies 2017/2018 Catalog or visit our website,­ now with new enhanced subject searching features­ for a complete listing of all published and forthcoming titles.

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SIMULATED SHELVES: Browse March 2017 NEW BOOKS

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Applied Anthropology, Cultural Studies, History and Theory & Methodology in Anthropology, along with our New in Paperback titles.


 

THEORETICAL SCHOLARSHIP AND APPLIED PRACTICE
Edited by Sarah Pink, Vaike Fors, and Tom O’Dell

Volume 11, Studies in Public and Applied Anthropology

 

Academics across the globe are being urged by universities and research councils to do research that impacts the world beyond academia. Yet to date there has been very little reflection amongst scholars and practitioners in these fields concerning the relationship between the theoretical and engaged practices that emerge through such forms of scholarship. Theoretical Scholarship and Applied Practice investigates the ways in which theoretical research has been incorporated into recent applied practices across the social sciences and humanities. This collection advances our understanding of the ethics, values, opportunities and challenges that emerge in the making of engaged and interdisciplinary scholarship.

Read Editor’s Introduction: Theoretical Scholarship and Applied Practice: opportunities and challenges of working in the in-between

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World Autism Awareness Day

 

autism dayThe ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2017. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. The theme this year is “Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination.” Follow people’s experiences with Autism Awareness on social media with the hashtag #LIUB.

In recognition of this year’s observance, we’re happy to make the following scholarly journal articles free to access online until April 12.

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Stop by Berghahn Books at ASEH 2017 Conference!

We are exited to announce that we will be present at the 2017 American Society for Environmental History Conference in Chicago, IL, March 29- April 2, 2017. Please stop by the Berghahn table to browse our latest selection of books at a special discount price & pick up free journal samples.

 

If you are unable to attend, we would like to provide you with a special discount offer. Receive a 25% discount on all Environmental Studies titles found on our website,  Valid through May 2nd, 2017. At checkout, simply enter the discount code ASEH17. Browse our newly released Geography and Environmental Studies 2017/2018 Catalog or visit our website,­ now with new enhanced subject searching features for a complete listing of all published and forthcoming titles.

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Visit Berghahn Books at the SfAA Annual Meeting 2017!

TrailLogoSfAA.jpgWe are delighted to inform you that we will be present at The Society for Applied Anthropology 77th Annual Meeting in Santa Fe, NM, March 28 – April 1, 2017. Please stop by our table to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples.

 

If you are unable to attend, we would like to provide you with a special discount offer. Receive a 25% discount on all Anthropology titles found on our website, valid through May 1st, 2017. At checkout, simply enter the discount code SfAA17. Visit our website to browse our newly published interactive online Anthropology & Sociology Catalog or use the new enhanced subject searching features for a complete listing of all published and forthcoming titles.

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World Water Day

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World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. For an opportunity to learn more about water related issues and how to take action to make a difference please visit www.worldwaterday.org

In recognition of this year’s World Water Day, Berghahn Books is happy to offer 25% discount on all relevant titles. For the next 30 days, visit our webpage and enter code WWD17 at checkout. Offer valid until April 21, 2017.

 

 


ACCESS THESE ARTICLES FOR FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME!

To mark this year’s observance we’re offering access to select articles from our journals Regions and Cohesion and Nature and Culture

 

Available Until March 29!

 

Bringing water challenges to target groups: French water utilities within the European legislative context

Céline Hervé-Bazin

Regions and Cohesion (Volume 5, Issue 2)

 

Perceptions of Water Quality in First Nations Communities: Exploring the Role of Context

Julia Baird, Ryan Plummer, Diane Dupont and Blair Carter

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