BOOKS RECEIVED: Timothy S. Brown, “Weimar Radicals: Nazis and Communists between Authenticity and Performance” (Berghahn Books, 2016)
Exploring the gray zone of infiltration and subversion in which the Nazi and Communist parties sought to influence and undermine each other, this book offers a fresh perspective on the relationship between two defining ideologies of the twentieth century. The… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Kathrin Fahlenbrach, Erling Sivertsen and Rolf Werenskjold, eds., “Media and Revolt: Strategies and Performances From the 1960s to the Present” (Berghahn Books, 2016)
In what ways have social movements attracted the attention of the mass media since the sixties? How have activists influenced public attention via visual symbols, images, and protest performances in that period? And how do mass media cover and frame… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Samuel Kalman and Sean Kennedy, eds., “The French Right Between the Wars: Political and Intellectual Movements from Conservatism to Fascism” (Berghahn Books, 2016)
During the interwar years France experienced severe political polarization. At the time many observers, particularly on the left, feared that the French right had embraced fascism, generating a fierce debate that has engaged scholars for decades, but has also obscured… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Hamilakis and Duke, eds., “Archaeology and Capitalism: From Ethics to Politics” (Left Coast Press, 2009)
The editors and contributors to this volume focus on the inherent political nature of archaeology and its impact on the practice of the discipline. Pointing to the disciplines history of advancing imperialist, colonialist, and racist objectives, they insist that archaeology… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Corey W. Johnson and Diana C. Parry, eds., “Fostering Social Justice through Qualitative Inquiry: A Methodological Guide” (Left Coast Press, 2015)
Qualitative researchers increasingly flock to social justice research to move beyond academic discourse and aid marginalized communities and groups. This is the first textbook to address the methods of conducting qualitative research using a social justice paradigm. The book addresses… Read More
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