New Book about Drug Policies of the Nordic Countries

How will the Nordic countries adapt their drug policies in a new situation when several countries all over the world are questioning ‘the war on drugs’? Are there signs of changing drug policies, what arguments are used to challenge earlier policies and what obstacles are there to overcome? These questions are discussed in the edited … More New Book about Drug Policies of the Nordic Countries

Ny bok om samisk konst i förhållande till norskt nationsbygge

– Samisk kunst fremstilles stadig som en ny vending eller en trend, men undersøkelsen min viser at samisk kunst har vært forsøkt satt på dagsorden lenge. Det säger författaren och forskaren Monica Grini, i sin monografi Samisk kunst og norsk kunsthistorie. Delvise forbindelser. Studien tar avstamp i konsthistoriens betydelse för Norges nationsbyggande och har ett … More Ny bok om samisk konst i förhållande till norskt nationsbygge

The Challenge of Building Structural Equity in Open Access Publishing – from a Small Publisher Perspective

The theme for the International Open Access Week in 2021 is ‘Building Structural Equity’. Equity for everyone is a challenge in publishing in general. However, it is a task that needs to be dealt with for open access publishers as their business models, in general, need to include equal opportunities for authors. … More The Challenge of Building Structural Equity in Open Access Publishing – from a Small Publisher Perspective

Stockholm University Press in Open Access Week 2021

Stockholm University Press pays attention to equity Stockholm University Press takes part in Open Access Week this year. We are also delighted that Stockholm University Library has taken several initiatives. “It matters how we open knowledge: Building structural equity” This is the theme for the international Open Access Week 2021. Stockholm University Press welcomes researchers … More Stockholm University Press in Open Access Week 2021

Intervju med redaktionsrådet Stockholm Studies in Romance Languages

Vi har träffat tre medlemmar i redaktionsrådet för bokserien Stockholm Studies in Romance Languages (SSIRL), Françoise Sullet-Nylander, Cecilia Schwartz och Ken Benson, för att prata om framgångsstrategier, utmaningar och kurslitteratur. Bokserien var en av de allra första som startades på Stockholm University Press. 2015 gavs den första boken ut, Festival Romanistica (Gunnel Engwall & Lars … More Intervju med redaktionsrådet Stockholm Studies in Romance Languages

New book: Narrowed Lives: Meaning, Moral Value, and Profound Intellectual Disability

Narrowed Lives is an illuminating portrait of what life is like in Finnish group homes where adults who have profound intellectual and multiple disabilities live their lives. It documents how care workers strive to guarantee individuality and dignity against a backdrop of scarce resources and misguided policies. The book is a sobering account of how the lives of people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities are restricted, not primarily because of their impairments, but, rather because well-meaning intentions do not always work out that way in practice. … More New book: Narrowed Lives: Meaning, Moral Value, and Profound Intellectual Disability

New Book: Narratives Crossing Borders: The Dynamics of Cultural Interaction

What happens with stories when they are transmitted from one place to another, when they are retold, remade, translated and retranslated? What happens with the scholars themselves, when they try to grapple with the kaleidoscopic diversity of human expression in a constantly changing world? These and related questions are explored in the chapters of this … More New Book: Narratives Crossing Borders: The Dynamics of Cultural Interaction

New book investigates digital society, digital culture, and digital media objects

The studies in this book introduce the new research field “digital human sciences,” which include the humanities, the social sciences, and law. From their different disciplinary outlooks, the authors share the aim of discussing and developing methods and approaches for investigating digital society, digital culture, and digital media objects. … More New book investigates digital society, digital culture, and digital media objects