French studies, Hispanic Studies, Linguistics, Media Studies, Open Access

New releases on Peter Lang Open @KUnlatched

We are pleased to announce the release of three new titles through our partnership with Knowledge Unlatched. All titles are available for free download from the Peter Lang website through the links below: Mothers on Mothers: Maternal Readings of Popular Television, by Rebecca Feasey     La memoria transgeneracional: Presencia y persistencia de la guerra… Continue reading New releases on Peter Lang Open @KUnlatched

Jewish studies, Open Access, Philosophy, Sociology, Utopian Studies

New release on Peter Lang Open: Where Community Happens: The Kibbutz and the Philosophy of Communalism

«Henry Near has spent a lifetime studying utopianism and intentional communities, with a special focus on the kibbutzim of Israel, of which he is the leading historian. This book brings together his thoughtful reflections on the kibbutzim and related topics. It will long be a benchmark in its field.» (Tim Miller, Professor of Religious Studies,… Continue reading New release on Peter Lang Open: Where Community Happens: The Kibbutz and the Philosophy of Communalism

German Literature and Culture, German Studies, history, Open Access, Politics

New release on Peter Lang Open: ‘Völkisch’ Writers and National Socialism

This book provides a view of literary life under the Nazis, highlighting the ambiguities, rivalries and conflicts that determined the cultural climate of that period and beyond. Focusing on a group of writers – in particular, Hans Grimm, Erwin Guido Kolbenheyer, Wilhelm Schäfer, Emil Strauß, Börries Freiherr von Münchhausen and Rudolf Binding – it examines… Continue reading New release on Peter Lang Open: ‘Völkisch’ Writers and National Socialism

Education, Open Access

New Open Access title published: Re/Assembling the Pregnant and Parenting Teenager

In 2003, Wendy Luttrell posed an important question: what might result if we were able to turn questions of judgement about pregnant and parenting teenagers into questions of interest about their sense of self and identity-making? This book takes up the challenge, offering a re/assemblage of what is, can be and perhaps should be known… Continue reading New Open Access title published: Re/Assembling the Pregnant and Parenting Teenager