Book review: Music Glocalization: Heritage and Innovation in a Digital Age

The aim of Music Glocalization is to provide an international readership with a collection of chapters authored by scholars on the subject of globalization, localization, and music. Globalization and localization, two opposite processes of change, can be accommodated within the framework of musical development in diverse social, technological, cultural, and national contexts. This book offers … Continue reading Book review: Music Glocalization: Heritage and Innovation in a Digital Age

Radio interview: Wayne Murdoch discusses his book Kamp Melbourne in the 1920s and ’30s: Trade, Queans and Inverts

Wayne Murdoch, the author of Kamp Melbourne in the 1920s and ’30s: Trade, Queans and Inverts with Cambridge Scholars, has been interviewed by JOY radio about the book. The interview can be listened to at this link. Kamp Melbourne in the 1920s and ’30s: Trade, Queans and Inverts is available now from Cambridge Scholars, and can be … Continue reading Radio interview: Wayne Murdoch discusses his book Kamp Melbourne in the 1920s and ’30s: Trade, Queans and Inverts

Book review: Queer Stories of Europe

Queer Stories of Europe, edited by Kārlis Vērdiņš and Jānis Ozoliņš and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in 2016, has been reviewed by Uku Lember of Tallinn University, Estonia, in the Journal of Baltic Studies. The full review requires subscription (click here), but here is an excerpt from the first paragraph: "This is a great survey of … Continue reading Book review: Queer Stories of Europe

“And There’ll Be NO Dancing”: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia Since 2007

“Sexual abuse of children is inexcusable. So why is there such a fuss about a state intervention? Should we shut up and do nothing just because there is racism? No child or woman must be molested, irrespective of who the perpetrator is!” Thus my recollection of what one of my Scottish colleagues said in an … Continue reading “And There’ll Be NO Dancing”: Perspectives on Policies Impacting Indigenous Australia Since 2007

“When Courts do Politics”

The book ploughs through the complex issues relating judicial struggles over sexual and gender-based discrimination, social justice and poverty and the adjudication of presidential elections in East Africa. Marxist literature makes a distinction between the “base” of a socio-political entity like a nation-state and its “superstructure”. To put it simply, the "base" comprises the economy … Continue reading “When Courts do Politics”

Book Review: Mapping the History of Folklore Studies: Centres, Borderlands and Shared Spaces

This collection of twenty articles is the outcome of a conference that was held in Riga in 2014 to celebrate the ninetieth anniversary of the Archives of Latvian Folklore. The book sheds light on the history of folkloristics in Europe, its ideological background, success stories and hardships, and the complicated relationship of the discipline with … Continue reading Book Review: Mapping the History of Folklore Studies: Centres, Borderlands and Shared Spaces

The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview

The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview by Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam. The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview traces … Continue reading The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview

Book Launch: Contemporary Research and Analysis on the Children of Prisoners: Invisible Children

Book Launch: Contemporary Research and Analysis on the Children of Prisoners: Invisible Children Tuesday, 20 March 2018 5:30 PM-7:00 PM Location: Koru Lounge, Room 236, Level 2, Business and Law Building, University of Canterbury, New Zealand Ticket: Free In March 2017, researchers, advocates and NGOs from twelve countries came together in Rotorua, New Zealand, for the first … Continue reading Book Launch: Contemporary Research and Analysis on the Children of Prisoners: Invisible Children

Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – March 2018

This March, our Editorial Advisory Board member Narcís Bassols has chosen his ‘Recommended Read’: one of our best-selling titles, noteworthy for the contribution it makes to its field. Narcís is currently a full-time lecturer and researcher in Tourism at the Universidad Externado de Colombia in Bogota, Colombia. He also has practical experience in his field, … Continue reading Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – March 2018

Cambridge Scholars Publishing expand subject coverage and open new representative offices

Cambridge Scholars Publishing have launched an expansion programme in science and technology book publishing, building on their historic base in Humanities and Social Sciences. This move has already gathered a number of proposals and submissions, details of which can be found in the Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Physical Sciences tabs on the publisher’s web page. The expansion into these … Continue reading Cambridge Scholars Publishing expand subject coverage and open new representative offices