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The Brazilian Truth Commission

by Nina Schneider Berghahn Books (May 01, 2019)

Bringing together some of the world’s leading scholars, practitioners, and human rights activists, this groundbreaking volume provides the first systematic analysis of the 2012–2014 Brazilian National Truth...


Law, History, and Justice

by Annette Weinke Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

Since the nineteenth century, the development of international humanitarian law has been marked by complex entanglements of legal theory, historical trauma, criminal prosecution, historiography, and politics....


Humanitarianism and Media

by Johannes Paulmann Berghahn Books (December 01, 2018)

For as long as humanitarianism has been understood as a distinct human endeavor, mass media have helped to shape its forms, strategies, and contexts, whether mobilizing public sentiment over suffering in distant...


Gulag Memories

by Zuzanna Bogumił Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Though the institution of the Gulag was nominally closed over half a decade ago, it lives on as an often hotly contested site of memory in the post-socialist era. This ethnographic study takes a holistic, comprehensive...


Civil Society Revisited

by Kerstin Jacobsson & Elzbieta Korolczuk Berghahn Books (June 01, 2017)

In much social scientific literature, Polish civil society has been portrayed as weak and passive. This volume offers a much-needed corrective, challenging this characterization on both theoretical and empirical...


Stategraphy

by Tatjana Thelen, Larissa Vetters & Keebet von Benda-Beckmann Berghahn Books (November 30, 2017)

Stategraphy-the ethnographic exploration of relational modes, boundary work, and forms of embeddedness of actors-offers crucial analytical avenues for researching the state. By exploring interactions and negotiations...


The Decolonial Mandela

by Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni Berghahn Books (March 01, 2016)

A significant contribution to the emerging literature on decolonial studies, this concise and forcefully argued volume lays out a groundbreaking interpretation of the "Mandela phenomenon." Contrary to a neoliberal...


Rethinking Holocaust Justice

by Norman J. W. Goda Berghahn Books (December 29, 2017)

Since the end of World War II, the ongoing efforts aimed at criminal prosecution, restitution, and other forms of justice in the wake of the Holocaust have constituted one of the most significant episodes in...


Managing Ambiguity

by Carna Brkovic Berghahn Books (July 01, 2017)

Why do people turn to personal connections to get things done? Exploring the role of favors in social welfare systems in postwar, postsocialist Bosnia and Herzegovina, this volume provides a new theoretical...


Silenced Communities

by Marcia Esparza Berghahn Books (October 01, 2017)

Although the Guatemalan Civil War ended more than two decades ago, its bloody legacy continues to resonate even today. In Silenced Communities, author Marcia Esparza offers an ethnographic account of the failed...


Growing Up in Transit

by Danau Tanu Berghahn Books (October 01, 2017)

Tanu offers the first ethnographic study of young people who experience high levels of international mobility while growing up, either moving across national borders or by attending international schools with...


Migration by Boat: Discourses of Trauma, Exclusion and Survival

by Lynda Mannik Berghahn Books (May 01, 2016)

At a time when thousands of refugees risk their lives undertaking perilous journeys by boat across the Mediterranean, this multidisciplinary volume could not be more pertinent. It offers various contemporary...


Up, Down, and Sideways: Anthropologists Trace the Pathways of Power

by Rachael Stryker & Roberto J. Gon Berghahn Books (August 01, 2014)

Using a "vertical slice" approach, anthropologists critically analyze the relationship between undemocratic uses and abuses of power and the survival of the human species. The contributors scrutinize modern...


The Event of <em>Charlie Hebdo</em>: Imaginaries of Freedom and Control

by Alessandro Zagato Berghahn Books (September 01, 2015)

The January 2015 shooting at the headquarters of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris and the subsequent attacks that took place in the Île-de-France region were staggeringly violent events. They sparked...


Environment and Citizenship in Latin America: Natures, Subjects and Struggles

by Alex Latta & Hannah Wittman Berghahn Books (July 01, 2012)

Scholarship related to environmental questions in Latin America has only recently begun to coalesce around citizenship as both an empirical site of inquiry and an analytical frame of reference. This has led...


The Romani Movement: Minority Politics and Ethnic Mobilization in Contemporary Central Europe

by Peter Vermeersch Berghahn Books (August 01, 2006)

The collapse of communism and the process of state building that ensued in the 1990s have highlighted the existence of significant minorities in many European states, particularly in Central Europe. In this...


The Politics of European Citizenship: Deepening Contradictions in Social Rights and Migration Policy

by Peo Hansen & Sandy Brian Hager Berghahn Books (July 01, 2010)

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...