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Vol. 31, no. 3 (1999); Vol. 32 (2000) - Vol. 36 (2004)
Focusing on the history of economic thought and analysis, History of Political Economy has made significant contributions to the history of economic thought and remains the field's foremost means of communication. In addition to book reviews, each issue contains original research on the development of economic thought, the historical background behind major figures in the history of economics, the interpretation of economic theories, and the methodologies available to historians of economic theory.
Vol. 1, no. 3 (1999); v. 2 (2000/01)
Hopscotch represents an invitation to look at past and present Hispanic cultures anew, to revisit its multifaceted history and identity by reencountering its diverse roots and heritage-from indigenous peoples to European settlers, from African slaves brought during colonial times to the subsequent waves of immigration from Asia, the Middle East, and Western and Eastern Europe. The journal covers art, literature, cinema, and politics and begins to consider the many faces of Hispanics in the world today.
Andean Music in Japan
What does it mean to play “someone else’s music”? Intimate Distance delves into this question through a focus on Bolivian musicians who tour Japan playing Andean music and Japanese audiences who often go beyond fandom to take up these musical forms as hobbyists and even as professional musicians. Michelle Bigenho conducted part of her ethnographic research while performing with Bolivian musicians as they toured Japan. Drawing on interviews with Bolivian musicians, as well as Japanese fans and performers of these traditions, Bigenho explores how transcultural intimacy is produced at the site of Andean music and its performances. Bolivians and Japanese involved in these musical practices often express narratives of intimacy and racial belonging that reference shared but unspecified indigenous ancestors. Along with revealing the story of Bolivian music’s route to Japan and interpreting the transnational staging of indigenous worlds, Bigenho examines these stories of closeness, thereby unsettling the East-West binary that often structures many discussions of cultural difference and exotic fantasy.
Vol. 1 (2014) through current issue
The Journal of Chinese Literature and Culture publishes research on premodern Chinese literature and all aspects of the broader literary culture. It also explores the influence of traditional literature and culture in modern and contemporary China. Jointly sponsored by Peking University and the University of Illinois, the journal is committed to an international editorial vision and to in-depth exchange and collaboration among scholars in China, the U.S., and around the world.
Vol. 24, nos. 4-5 (1999); Vol. 25 (2000) - vol. 29 (2004)
A leading journal in its field, and the primary source of communication across the many disciplines it serves, the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law focuses on the initiation, formulation, and implementation of health policy and analyzes the relations between government and health--past, present, and future.
Vol. 27, no. 1 (1997); Vol. 30 (2000) - vol. 34 (2004)
The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies publishes articles informed by historical inquiry and alert to issues raised by contemporary theoretical debate. The journal fosters rigorous investigation of historiographical representations of European and western Asian cultural forms from late antiquity to the seventeenth century. Its topics include art, literature, theater, music, philosophy, theology, and history, and it embraces material objects as well as texts; women as well as men; merchants, workers, and audiences as well as patrons; Jews and Muslims as well as Christians.
Vol. 1 (2005) through current issue
JMEWS is the official journal of the Association for Middle East Women's Studies. It advances the fields of Middle East gender, sexuality, and women's studies by publishing research in the interpretive social sciences and humanities. JMEWS offers area-specific research informed by transnational feminist, sexuality, masculinity, and cultural theories and scholarship, particularly work that employs historical, ethnographic, literary, textual, and visual analyses and methodologies.
Vol. 13 (2016) through current issue
The official journal for the Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA). The labor question—who will do the work and under what economic and political terms?—beckons today with renewed global urgency. Labor hopes to provide a scaffolding for understanding the roots of our current dilemmas.While engaging social movements and institutions based on industrial work, Labor gives equal attention to critical labor systems and social contexts across the "American hemisphere".
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