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  • The Politics Of European Citizenshipby Peo Hansen; Sandy Brian Hager

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    As the European Union faces the ongoing challenges of legitimacy, identity, and social cohesion, an understanding of the social purpose and direction of EU citizenship becomes increasingly vital. This book is the first of its kind to map the development of EU citizenship and its relation to various localities of EU governance. From a critical political... more...

  • Anthropology And Political Scienceby Myron J. Aronoff; Jan Kubik

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    What can anthropology and political science learn from each other? The authors argue that collaboration, particularly in the area of concepts and methodologies, is tremendously beneficial for both disciplines, though they also deal with some troubling aspects of the relationship. Focusing on the influence of anthropology on political science, the... more...

  • The Scope Of Anthropologyby Laurent Dousset; Serge TcherkA©zoff

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Some of the most prominent social and cultural anthropologists have come together in this volume to discuss Maurice Godelier?s work. They explore and revisit some of the highly complex practices and structures social scientists encounter in their fieldwork. From the nature?culture debate to the fabrication of hereditary political systems, from transforming... more...

  • Ambiguous Pleasuresby Rachel Spronk

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Among both male and female young urban professionals in Nairobi, sexuality is a key to achieving a ?modern? identity. These young men and women see themselves as the avant garde of a new Africa, while they also express the recurring worry of how to combine an ?African? identity with the new lifestyles with which they are experimenting. By focusing... more...

  • Hitler's Plans For Global Dominationby Jochen Thies

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 24.95

    What did Hitler really want to achieve: world domination. In the early twenties, Hitler was working on this plan and from 1933 on, was working to make it a reality. During 1940 and 1941, he believed he was close to winning the war. This book not only examines Nazi imperial architecture, armament, and plans to regain colonies but also reveals what... more...

  • Playing With Languagesby Amy L. Paugh

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 34.95

    Over several generations villagers of Dominica have been shifting from Patwa, an Afro-French creole, to English, the official language. Despite government efforts at Patwa revitalization and cultural heritage tourism, rural caregivers and teachers prohibit children from speaking Patwa in their presence. Drawing on detailed ethnographic fieldwork... more...

  • Exhibiting Europe In Museumsby Wolfram Kaiser; Stefan Krankenhagen; Kerstin Poehls

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    Museums of history and contemporary culture face many challenges in the modern age. One is how to react to processes of Europeanization and globalization, which require more cross-border cooperation and different ways of telling stories for visitors. This book investigates how museums exhibit Europe. Based on research in nearly 100 museums across... more...

  • Narrating Victimhoodby Michaela Sch

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    Mythologies and narratives of victimization pervade contemporary Croatia, set against the backdrop of militarized notions of masculinity and the political mobilization of religion and nationhood. Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork in rural Dalmatia in the Croatian-Bosnian border region, this book provides a unique account of the politics... more...

  • A Prophetic Trajectoryby Ruy Llera Blanes

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    Combining ethnographic and historical research conducted in Angola, Portugal, and the United Kingdom, A Prophetic Trajectory tells the story of Simão Toko, the founder and leader of one of the most important contemporary Angolan religious movements. The book explains the historical, ethnic, spiritual, and identity transformations observed within... more...

  • Europeanizing Contentionby Pierre Monforte

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 39.95

    What are the consequences of European integration on social movements? Who are the ?winners? and the ?losers? of Europe?s organized civil society? This book explores the Europeanization of contention through an in-depth, comparative analysis of French and German pro-asylum movements since the end of the 1990s. Through an examination of their networks,... more...