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by David Lipset & Richard Handler Berghahn Books (August 01, 2014)

Metaphor, as an act of human fancy, combines ideas in improbable ways to sharpen meanings of life and experience. Theoretically, this arises from an association between a sign—for example, a cattle car—and...


Economy, Crime, and Wrong in a Neoliberal Era

by James G. Carrier Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Corporate scandals since the 1990s have made it clear that economic wrong-doing is more common in Western societies than might be expected. This volume examines the relationship between such wrong-doing and...


Hierarchy and Value

by Jason Hickel & Naomi Haynes Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Globalization promised to bring about a golden age of liberal individualism, breaking down hierarchies of kinship, caste, and gender around the world and freeing people to express their true, authentic agency....


Indeterminacy

by Catherine Alexander & Andrew Sanchez Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

What happens to people, places and objects that do not fit the ordering regimes and progressive narratives of modernity? Conventional understandings imply that progress leaves such things behind, and excludes...


The Global Life of Austerity

by Theodoros Rakopoulos Berghahn Books (June 01, 2018)

Austerity and structural adjustment programs are just the latest forms of neoliberal policy to have a profoundly damaging impact on the targeted populations. Yet, as the contributors to this collection argue,...


Pacific Realities

by Laurent Dousset & Mélissa Nayral Berghahn Books (November 01, 2018)

Throughout the Pacific region, people are faced with dramatic changes, often described as processes of “glocalization”; individuals and groups espouse multilayered forms of identity, in which global modes...


The Art of Resistance

by Allyson Fiddler Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

Well before the far-right resurgence that has most recently transformed European politics, Austria’s 1999 parliamentary elections surprised the world with the unexpected success of the Freedom Party of Austria...


Living Under Austerity

by Evdoxios Doxiadis & Aimee Placas Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Since its sovereign debt crisis in 2009, Greece has been living under austerity, with no apparent end in sight. This volume explores the effects of policies pursued by the Greek state since then (under the...


Ethnographies of Movement, Sociality and Space

by Milena Komarova & Maruška Svašek Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Exploring the complex dynamics of twenty-first century spatial sociality, this volume provides a much-needed multi-dimensional perspective that undermines the dominant image of Northern Ireland as a conflict-ridden...


Sense and Essence

by Birgit Meyer & Mattijs van de Port Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Contrary to popular perceptions, cultural heritage is not given, but constantly in the making: a construction subject to dynamic processes of (re)inventing culture within particular social formations and bound...


Curating Live Arts

by Dena Davida, Marc Pronovost, Véronique Hudon & Jane Gabriels Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

Situated at the crossroads of performance practice, museology, and cultural studies, live arts curation has grown in recent years to become a vibrant interdisciplinary project and a genuine global phenomenon....


The Decisionist Imagination

by Daniel Bessner & Nicolas Guilhot Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

In the decades following World War II, the science of decision-making moved from the periphery to the center of transatlantic political theory, as part of the broader mobilization of social science during the...


The Politics of Authenticity

by Joachim C. H�berlen, Mark Keck-Szajbel & Kate Mahoney Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

Following the convulsions of 1968, one element uniting many of the disparate social movements that arose across Europe was the pursuit of an elusive “authenticity” that could help activists to understand...


Polish Cinema: A History

by Marek Haltof Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

First published in 2002, Marek Haltof’s seminal volume was the first comprehensive English-language study of Polish cinema, providing a much-needed survey of one of Europe’s most distinguished—yet unjustly...


Changes in the Air

by Eleonora Rohland Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

Hurricanes have been a constant in the history of New Orleans. Since before its settlement as a French colony in the eighteenth century, the land entwined between Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River...


Social DNA

by M. Kay Martin Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

What set our ancestors off on a separate evolutionary trajectory was the ability to flex their reproductive and social strategies in response to changing environmental conditions. Exploring new cross-disciplinary...


The Global Age-Friendly Community Movement

by Philip B. Stafford Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

The age-friendly community movement is a global phenomenon, currently growing with the support of the WHO and multiple international and national organizations in the field of aging. Drawing on an extensive...


Competing Power

by Narmala Halstead Berghahn Books (October 01, 2018)

Drawing from ethnographic material based on long-term research, this volume considers competing forms of power at micro- and macro-levels in Guyana, where the local is marked by extensive migration, corruption,...


Incarceration and Regime Change

by Christian G. De Vito, Ralf Futselaar & Helen Grevers Berghahn Books (October 01, 2016)

Political instability is nearly always accompanied by fuller prisons, and this was particularly true during the "long" Second World War, when military mobilization, social disorder, wrenching political changes,...


Food in Zones of Conflict

by Paul Collinson & Helen Macbeth Berghahn Books (September 01, 2014)

The availability of food is an especially significant issue in zones of conflict because conflict nearly always impinges on the production and the distribution of food, and causes increased competition for...


Edges, Fringes, Frontiers

by Thomas Henfrey Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Based on an ethnographic account of subsistence use of Amazonian forests by Wapishana people in Guyana, Edges, Frontiers, Fringes examines the social, cultural and behavioral bases for sustainability and resilience...


Cash Transfers in Context

by Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan & Emmanuelle Piccoli Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Marginal in status a decade ago, cash transfer programs have become the preferred channel for delivering emergency aid or tackling poverty in low-and middle-income countries. While these programs have had positive...


Married but Available

by Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Elite Malay women’s polygamy narratives are multiple and varied, and their sentiments regarding the practice are conflicted, as they are often torn between personal and religious convictions. This volume...


Carnage and Care on the Eastern Front

by Peter C. Appelbaum Berghahn Books (August 01, 2018)

For nearly all of the Great War, the Jewish doctor Bernhard Bardach served with the Austro-Hungarian army in present-day Ukraine. His diaries from that period, unpublished and largely overlooked until now,...


Divided History

by Frank B�sch Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

By and large, the histories of East and West Germany have been studied in relative isolation. And yet, for all their differences, the historical trajectories of both nations were interrelated in complex ways,...


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...


Travelling Towards Home

by Nicola Frost & Tom Selwyn Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

As we grapple with a growing refugee crisis, a hardening of anti-immigration sentiment, and deepening communal segregation in many parts of the developed world, questions of the nature of home and homemaking...


Ice and Snow in the Cold War

by Julia Herzberg, Christian Kehrt & Franziska Torma Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

The history of the Cold War has focused overwhelmingly on statecraft and military power, an approach that has naturally placed Moscow and Washington center stage. Meanwhile, regions such as Alaska, the polar...


The Rite of Urban Passage

by Reza Masoudi Berghahn Books (August 01, 2018)

The Iranian city experienced a major transformation when the Pahlavi Dynasty initiated a project of modernization in the 1920s. The Rite of Urban Passage investigates this process by focusing on the spatial...


Screened Encounters

by Caroline Moine Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Established in 1955, the Leipzig Film Festival’s location in the German Democratic Republic deeply implicated it in cultural and political competition between East and West Germany, opening a political and...


All or None

by Alison S�nchez Hall Berghahn Books (August 01, 2018)

At once a social history and anthropological study of the world’s oldest voluntary collective farms, All or None is a story of how landless laborers joined together in Ravenna, Italy to acquire land, sometimes...


Medicinal Rule

by Koen Stroeken Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

As soon as Europeans set foot on African soil, they looked for the equivalents of their kings – and found them. The resulting misunderstandings last until this day. Based on ethnography-driven regional comparison...


Nation Branding in Modern History

by Carolin Viktorin, Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht, Annika Estner & Marcel K. Will Berghahn Books (August 01, 2018)

A relatively recent coinage within international relations, “nation branding” designates the process of highlighting a country’s positive characteristics for promotional purposes, using techniques similar...


Pilgrimage and Political Economy

by Simon Coleman & John Eade Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Pilgrimage has always had a tendency to follow – and sometimes create – trade routes. This volume explores how wider factors behind transnational and global mobility have impacted on pilgrimage activity...


Lullabies and Battle Cries

by Jaime Rollins Berghahn Books (August 01, 2018)

Set against a volatile political landscape, Irish republican culture has struggled to maintain continuity with the past, affirm legitimacy in the present, and generate a sense of community for the future. Lullabies...


Refugee Resettlement

by 
Ad�le Garnier, Liliana Lyra Jubilut & Kristin Bergtora Sandvik Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Examining resettlement practices worldwide and drawing on contributions from anthropology, law, international relations, social work, and numerous other disciplines, this ground-breaking volume highlights the...


Healthcare in Motion

by Cecilia Vindrola-Padros, Ginger A. Johnson & Anne E. Pfister Berghahn Books (August 01, 2018)

How does the need to obtain and deliver health services engender particular (im)mobility forms? And how is mobility experienced and imagined when it is required for healthcare access or delivery? Guided by...


Renewing Research and Romani Activism

by Sam Beck & Ana Ivasiuc Berghahn Books (August 01, 2018)

Exploring contemporary debates and developments in Roma-related research and forms of activism, this volume argues for taking up reflexivity as practice in these fields, and advocates a necessary renewal of...


The Wheel of Autonomy

by Felix Girke Berghahn Books (August 01, 2018)

How do the Kara, a small population residing on the eastern bank of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia, manage to be neither annexed nor exterminated by any of the larger groups that surround them? Through...


Being a Sperm Donor

by Sebastian Mohr Berghahn Books (August 01, 2018)

What does it mean to be a man in our biomedical day and age? Through ethnographic explorations of the everyday lives of Danish sperm donors, Being a Sperm Donor explores how masculinity and sexuality are reconfigured...


Momentous Mobilities

by Noel B. Salazar Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Grounded in scholarly analysis and personal reflection, and drawing on a multi-sited and multi-method research design, Momentous Mobilities disentangles the meanings attached to temporary travels and stays...


Empathy and History

by Tyson Retz Berghahn Books (July 01, 2018)

Since empathy first emerged as an object of inquiry within British history education in the early 1970s, scholars have produced a rich literature concerning the concept's influence on the teaching and learning...


What is Work?

by Raffaella Sarti, Anna Bellavitis & Manuela Martini Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Every society throughout history has defined what counts as work and what doesn't. And more often than not, those lines of demarcation are inextricable from considerations of gender. What Is Work? offers a...


Protest in Hitler's â??National Communityâ?

by Nathan Stoltzfus & Birgit Maier-Katkin Berghahn Books (December 01, 2015)

That Hitler's Gestapo harshly suppressed any signs of opposition inside the Third Reich is a common misconception. This book presents studies of public dissent that prove this was not always the case. It examines...


Final Sale in Berlin

by Christoph Kreutzmüller Berghahn Books (August 01, 2015)

Before the Nazis took power, Jewish businesspeople in Berlin thrived alongside their non-Jewish neighbors. But Nazi racism changed that, gradually destroying Jewish businesses before murdering the Jews themselves....


At Home in the Okavango

by Catie Gressier Berghahn Books (August 01, 2015)

An ethnographic portrayal of the lives of white citizens of the Okavango Delta, Botswana, this book examines their relationships with the natural and social environments of the region. In response to the insecurity...


Topographies of Suffering

by Jessica Rapson Berghahn Books (August 01, 2015)

Commentary on memorials to the Holocaust has been plagued with a sense of "monument fatigue", a feeling that landscape settings and national spaces provide little opportunity for meaningful engagement between...


The Neoliberal Landscape and the Rise of Islamist Capital in Turkey

by Neşecan Balkan, Erol Balkan & Ahmet Öncü Berghahn Books (February 01, 2015)

Islamist capital accumulation has split the Turkish bourgeoisie and polarized Turkish society into secular and religious social groupings, giving rise to conflicts between the state and political Islam. By...


The Spirit of the Laws

by Taner Akçam & Umit Kurt Berghahn Books (July 01, 2015)

Pertinent to contemporary demands for reparations from Turkey is the relationship between law and property in connection with the Armenian Genocide. This book examines the confiscation of Armenian properties...


Music and International History in the Twentieth Century

by Jessica C. E. Gienow-Hecht Berghahn Books (April 01, 2015)

Bringing together scholars from the fields of musicology and international history, this book investigates the significance of music to foreign relations, and how it affected the interaction of nations since...