IMPORTANT: Print Books Distribution Announcement
as of March 1st 2017, responsibility for print distribution for the Americas, Australasia, China, Taiwan, and Japan will be taken over by the Academic Services Division of the Ingram Content Group, Inc.
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IMPORTANT: Print Books Distribution Announcement

As we look forward to a productive 2017, Berghahn Books Inc. is undertaking significant changes to its print books distribution management. We are delighted to announce that as of March 1st 2017, responsibility for print distribution for the Americas, Australasia, China, Taiwan, and Japan will be taken over by the Academic Services Division of the Ingram […]

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day

April 24 marks the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, and tens of thousands are expected to march to commemorate the event. Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is held annually to recognize and mourn more than 1.5 million victims of the Armenian Genocide, the most tragic element of Armenian history. For more information on Armenian Genocide please […]

Earth Day 2017

Each 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 […]

Celebrating 10 Years of Girlhood Studies

  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. Below, Editor-in-Chief Claudia Mitchell commemorates a decade of the journal. We would also like to take this […]

Durkheim, the ‘founding father’ of sociology

  “…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 […]

World Health Day

World 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 […]

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Thank you to all who attended the book launch for Stars and Stardom in Brazilian Cinema in Rio! Learn more about this exciting new book on our website and read the introduction for free here. ... Continue reading on Tumblr

Nancy Drew has turned 87! The first Nancy Drew novel, The Secret of the Old Clock, was published on April 28, 1930. To celebrate, we’re offering access to relevant articles and a book review from our journal, Girlhood Studies.

Nancy Drew has turned 87! The first Nancy Drew novel, The Secret of the Old Clock, was published on April 28, 1930. To celebrate, we’re offering access to relevant articles and a book review from our journal, Girlhood Studies.Available until May 5th:Sexuality, Interruption, and Nancy Drew by Mic ... Continue reading on Tumblr

Standoff between indigenous protests and police in Brasilia – in pictures

Standoff between indigenous protests and police in Brasilia – in pictures ... Continue reading on Tumblr

Blog: EnviroSociety

Interview with Keely Maxwell, General Anthropologist for the EPA

This post is presented in this week’s series recognizing Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. Keely Maxwell is an environmental anthropologist. She develops and applies interdisciplinary research to environmental problem solving. Keely has conducted research in the Machu Picchu Historic ... Continue reading →

Blog: FocaalBlog

Steve Reyna: Replacing Lady Liberty: Trump and the American Way

Der Spiegel, a well-thought-of magazine, ran in February 2017 a cover depicting the newly elected President Donald Trump, standing with one arm upstretched brandishing a bloody knife and the other arm raised flaunting Lady Liberty’s severed head, blood dripping from its wound. Lady ... Continue reading →

Blog: Museum Worlds

The Black Lives Matter Movement in the National Museum of African American History and Culture

by Rod Clare, Elon University

It has been over forty years since the mostly successful conclusion of the Civil Rights movement in the United States. While some may have thought the election of an African-American president in 2008 heralded a “postracial” America, continued ... Continue reading →

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