aspeers 9 (2016) - American Youth

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Prof. Dr. Anne Koenen
Sebastian M. Herrmann
2016 EditorsIntroduction
Ewa A. AdamkiewiczWhite Nostalgia: The Absence of Slavery and the Commodification of White Plantation Nostalgia
Lea BrandesPlaying in the Name of Life: Biopolitics and the American Play Movement
Stephen Koetzing
Kasia Mika
Klara-Stephanie Szlezák
American Studies Insights: Three Former aspeers Authors Discuss Postgraduate American Studies
Ruurt WiegantApologies or Evasions: A Critical Look at the New York Times’s and the Washington Post’s Self-Criticism

Editorial Team

The 2015 editors are Carlo Becker, Robert C. Blanchard, David R. Ewens, Christin Habermann, Julia Rabe, Elif Özdemir.

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