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Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated all across Europe on March 8, corresponding with Women’s History Month in the United States. In the US March is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. All around the world, International Women’s day and National Women’s History Month present an opportunity to […]

60% off Gender Studies Titles

  As we enter a New Year full of political and economic uncertainty, opportunities in education, and the integrity of evidence-based opinion and decision-making are under attack globally from a populist but neo-liberal philosophy seeking to advance, with depressing success to date, the cause of individualism over the social fabric. While there will continue to […]

Five Myths about Anorexia

By Richard O’Connor, author of From Virtue to Vice   Richard O’Connor, professor of anthropology at the University of the South, is the author of From Virtue to Vice: Negotiating Anorexia. His book, written with Penny van Esterik, is Volume 4 in our Food, Nutrition and Culture Series that takes an anthropological perspective to human nutrition […]

Why do so many American Parents Struggle with Nighttime Breastfeeding and Sleep?

by Cecília Tomori   Nighttime Breastfeeding addresses the central question: why do so many American parents struggle with nighttime breastfeeding and sleep? I set out to answer this question, which emerged from my preliminary fieldwork, using the classic anthropological technique of participant observation. I spent many months immersed in fieldwork, and then many more surrounded by […]

Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in August

Women’s Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day, celebrated on 26th August, is a day proclaimed each year by the United States President to commemorate the granting of the vote to women in 1920. Today, women’s equality has grown to mean much more than just sharing the right to the vote. Numerous International organisations continue to work to provide women across […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse February 2016 New Books

We’re pleased to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Economic History, Film Studies, and Gender Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles.   _________________________________________________________________________   ENGAGING WITH STRANGERS Love and Violence in the Rural Solomon Islands Debra McDougall Volume 6, ASAO Studies in Pacific Anthropology

Berghahn Books at ASEEES 2015 Conference!

We are delighted to inform you that November 19-22, 2015 we will be attending the 47th Annual ASEEES Convention held in Philadelphia, PA. Please stop by our stand to browse our latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples.   If you are unable to attend, we would like […]

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 […]

Hot Off the Presses – New Journal Issues Published in August

NEW IN 2015: Boyhood Studies Volume 8, Issue 1 The journal continues Thymos: Journal of Boyhood Studies, seven volumes of which were published between 2007 and 2013 by The Men’s Studies Press. As originally envisioned in Thymos, we hope that Boyhood Studies will be of help in making sense of all the awards, nominations, views, […]