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

Ny bok lyfter fram unikt kunskapsutbyte mellan aktiva lärare och akademins forskare

Hur kan en forskarskola för språklärare se ut? I denna antologi delar tio lärare med sig av sin forskning om lärande, undervisning och bedömning av språk. Alla har de deltagit i en nationell forskarskola i de främmande språkens didaktik, FRAM. Vi pratar med huvudredaktören för boken, Camilla Bardel, som är professor i moderna språk vid Institutionen för språkdidaktik vid Stockholms universitet. … More Ny bok lyfter fram unikt kunskapsutbyte mellan aktiva lärare och akademins forskare

Ny bok: Introduktion till postkvalitativ metodologi – utforskar metodologiska utmaningar med posthumanistisk teori

Författarna tar ett samlat grepp kring frågor om formulerandet av forskningsproblem, forskningsetiska överväganden samt konstruerandet och analyserandet av empiriskt material. Postkvalitativ metodologi beskrivs utifrån fyra centrala ingångar: posthumanistisk teori; forskning som verklighetsskapande; sammanvävning av diskurs, materialitet och affekt samt en feministisk ansats. … More Ny bok: Introduktion till postkvalitativ metodologi – utforskar metodologiska utmaningar med posthumanistisk teori

New Book from Stockholm University Press: Invoking Flora Nwapa

Download the book at Stockholm University Press About the book This new book is written by Paula Uimonen and explores the revival of Flora Nwapa’s fame as the pioneer of African women’s literature, based on fieldwork at the Efuru@50 celebration in Nigeria. It is written in an experimental style, and shows how literary worldmaking creates … More New Book from Stockholm University Press: Invoking Flora Nwapa

New Book from Stockholm University Press: The Fifth and Final Volume of Ars Edendi Lecture Series

This Ars Edendi Lecture Series Volume V  is the final volume of lectures on textual criticism and classical philology given within the framework of the Ars edendi research programme (2008-2015), edited by Erika Kihlman and Denis Searby. The topics of this volume include: The challenges and pitfalls of editing fragmentary texts, an homage and apology … More New Book from Stockholm University Press: The Fifth and Final Volume of Ars Edendi Lecture Series

New Open Access Book: Third Volume of Essays in Anarchism and Religion #OAbooks

Mysticism and spiritual anarchism This Open Access Edited Volume, Essays in Anarchism and Religion Volume III, focuses on individuals, such as Abraham Heyn, Leo Tolstoy, Herbert Read, Daniel Guérin and Martin Buber. One essay reflects specifically on the affinities between mysticism and anarchism, and one surveying the vast territory of spiritual anarchism. Critique of contemporary … More New Open Access Book: Third Volume of Essays in Anarchism and Religion #OAbooks

Open Access publishing and digital workflows essential during COVID-19 crisis

Stockholm University Press’ mission to promote the importance of Open Access publishing is becoming more of a priority in the current COVID-19 crisis. The Press aims to provide researchers with an alternative route to publishing peer-reviewed articles and books making the content accessible for anyone free from paywalls, without compromising on the academic rigour and … More Open Access publishing and digital workflows essential during COVID-19 crisis