This month in ‘On the Bookshelf’ we feature ‘Abortion Ecologies in Southern African Fiction′ by Dr Caitlin Stobie (School of English). This book was published in February 2023 in hardback by Bloomsbury Academic.
Focusing on texts from the late 1970s to the 1990s which document both changing attitudes to terminations of pregnancy and dramatic environmental, medical, and socio-political developments during southern Africa's liberation struggles, this book examines how four writers from Botswana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe address the ethics of abortion and reproductive choice.
This month in ‘On the Bookshelf’ we feature ‘Football and Nation Building in Colombia′ by Dr Peter Watson (School of Languages, Cultures and Societies). This book explores the pivotal role that football played as part of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’ national unity project centred on the peace process with the FARC.
This month in ‘On the Bookshelf’ we feature ‘Populist Communication Ideology, Performance, Mediation′ by Dr Lone Sorensen (School of Media and Communication).
This month in ‘On the Bookshelf’ we feature 'The Age of Mass Child Removal in Spain: Taking, Losing, and Fighting for Children, 1926-1945' by Professor Peter Anderson (School of History).