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Ab Imperio     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.35, CiteScore: 0)
Advertising & Society Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
African Economic History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Alabama Review     Full-text available via subscription  
American Annals of the Deaf     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.29, CiteScore: 1)
American Book Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
American Catholic Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
American Periodicals : A J. of History, Criticism, and Bibliography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.145, CiteScore: 0)
Anales Galdosianos     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Anthropological Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 66, SJR: 0.461, CiteScore: 1)
Antipodes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Appalachian Heritage     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Archives of Asian Art     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
Arizona J. of Hispanic Cultural Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Arizona Quarterly: A J. of American Literature, Culture, and Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Arthuriana     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
ASEAN Economic Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Asia Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.299, CiteScore: 1)
Asian Bioethics Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Music     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
Asian Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.376, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Theatre J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
AUDEM : The Intl. J. of Higher Education and Democracy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Azalea: J. of Korean Literature & Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Biography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.13, CiteScore: 0)
Black Women, Gender & Families     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Brookings Trade Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Buddhist-Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Buildings & Landscapes: J. of the Vernacular Architecture Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Bulletin of Medieval Canon Law     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Bulletin of the Comediantes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Calíope : J. of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Canadian Ethnic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Canadian J. of Information and Library Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 374, SJR: 0.247, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian J. of Linguistics / La revue canadienne de linguistique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.109, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian J. of Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.758, CiteScore: 1)
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian Theatre Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.124, CiteScore: 0)
Caribbean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Catholic Historical Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Cervantes : Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
China : An Intl. J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.165, CiteScore: 0)
China Review Intl.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Christianity & Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Cinema J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29)
Civil War History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Colorado Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Comitatus : A J. of Medieval and Renaissance Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Comparative Drama     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.115, CiteScore: 0)
Comparative Technology Transfer and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Conradiana     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Conservative Judaism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Contagion : J. of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Contemporary Pacific     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.259, CiteScore: 0)
Contemporary Southeast Asia: A J. of Intl. and Strategic Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.357, CiteScore: 1)
CR : The New Centennial Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.126, CiteScore: 0)
Criticism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.126, CiteScore: 0)
Cross-Currents : East Asian History and Culture Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Cuban Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Cultural Critique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
Demokratizatsiya: The J. of Post-Soviet Democratization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.447, CiteScore: 1)
Diaspora: A J. of Transnational Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Dickens Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Dictionaries : J. of the Dictionary Society of North America     Full-text available via subscription  
Digital Philology : A J. of Medieval Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Discourse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Dublin James Joyce J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Early American Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Economía     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Ecotone     Full-text available via subscription  
Edith Wharton Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Education and Treatment of Children     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.68, CiteScore: 1)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
ELH     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.64, CiteScore: 1)
Emily Dickinson J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
English Literature in Transition 1880-1920     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
ESC: English Studies in Canada     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
ESQ: A J. of the American Renaissance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.139, CiteScore: 0)
Essays in Medieval Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Eudora Welty Review     Full-text available via subscription  
Feminist Formations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Film & History: An Interdisciplinary J. of Film and Television Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Forum J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Framework : The J. of Cinema and Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23)
Franciscan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
French Colonial History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
Future Anterior     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
Future of Children     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.897, CiteScore: 2)
George Herbert J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Ghana Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Goethe Yearbook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Harvard J. of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16)
Hebrew Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Helios     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Hemingway Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Henry James Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
High School J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Hispania     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.261, CiteScore: 0)
Hispanic Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Hispanófila     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Histoire sociale/Social history     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
Historically Speaking     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Histories of Anthropology Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Hitchcock Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Hopscotch: A Cultural Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Human Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.356, CiteScore: 1)
Human Rights Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 73, SJR: 0.625, CiteScore: 1)
Humanity : An Intl. J. of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Information & Culture : A J. of History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
Intertexts     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Islamic Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.257, CiteScore: 0)
J. for the Study of Radicalism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
J. of American Folklore     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.212, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Arizona History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
J. of Asian American Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of Burma Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.137, CiteScore: 0)
J. of College Student Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.806, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Colonialism and Colonial History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
J. of Comparative Family Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
J. of Democracy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 55, SJR: 1.579, CiteScore: 3)
J. of Developing Areas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of Dramatic Theory and Criticism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Early Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.226, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.649, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Higher Education, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 44, SJR: 1.213, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Individual Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Japanese Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.162, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Jewish Identities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
J. of Korean Religions     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Late Antiquity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Latin American Geography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J. of Military History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
J. of Modern Greek Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.337, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Narrative Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Policy History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.125, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Shi'a Islamic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Slavic Linguistics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
J. of Song-Yuan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
J. of the Civil War Era     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
J. of the Early Republic     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.19, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the History of Ideas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 194, SJR: 0.239, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the History of Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 49, SJR: 0.74, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the History of Sexuality     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
J. of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J. of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
J. of the Society of Christian Ethics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Southwest     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Women's History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
J. of World History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31, SJR: 0.187, CiteScore: 0)
J19 : The J. of Nineteenth-Century Americanists     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
James Joyce Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Joyce Studies Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Kennedy Institute of Ethics J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.368, CiteScore: 1)
Kenyon Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.283, CiteScore: 1)
L'Esprit Créateur     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.117, CiteScore: 0)
La corónica : A J. of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Language     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 1.101, CiteScore: 1)
Late Imperial China     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.173, CiteScore: 0)
Latin American Music Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Latin American Research Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.312, CiteScore: 0)
Latin American Theatre Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Le mouvement social     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.119, CiteScore: 0)
Leviathan : A J. of Melville Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.12, CiteScore: 0)
Library Trends     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 473, SJR: 0.3, CiteScore: 0)
Literature and Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
Logos: A J. of Catholic Thought and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Manoa     Full-text available via subscription  
Marvels & Tales     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
Mechademia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Mediaevalia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.677, CiteScore: 1)
MFS Modern Fiction Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.186, CiteScore: 0)
Milton Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Mississippi Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Missouri Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
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Modernism/modernity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39, SJR: 0.188, CiteScore: 0)
Monumenta Nipponica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Mosaic : a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Mouseion: J. of the Classical Association of Canada     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Nabokov Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Narrative     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.305, CiteScore: 1)
Narrative Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.171, CiteScore: 0)
New England Review     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
New Hibernia Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
New Literary History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 40, SJR: 0.83, CiteScore: 2)
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  • Election Watch
    • Abstract: Afghanistan: In the September 28 presidential election, incumbent Ashraf Ghani was reelected with 50.6 percent of the vote, avoiding a runoff and defeating Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, who received 39.5 percent. The results were announced on February 18, after months of recounts following accusations of fraud and technical failures on election day. Local election observers criticized the transparency of the vote, and Abdullah also declared victory.Algeria: In the December 12 presidential election, former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected with 58 percent of the vote, defeating Abdelkader Bengrina, who won 17 percent, and former prime minister Ali Benflis, who won 11 percent. This was ... Read More
      PubDate: 2020-04-11T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Documents on Democracy
    • Abstract: On February 7, Wuhan doctor Li Wenliang died of coronavirus, spurring widespread outrage. Li and seven other doctors had been detained and admonished by Wuhan authorities in early January for attempting to share information about the virus. An anonymous group of Tsinghua University alumni published an open letter following Li's death. The full text follows.Doctor Li Wenliang has died. The whole nation is in mourning.He was a dedicated, compassionate ophthalmologist who was questioned by his work unit, reprimanded by the police, and publicly named a rumormonger by CCTV simply because he told a few truths in a We-Chat group shared among his graduating class.In the end, he proved with his death that he was not making ... Read More
      PubDate: 2020-04-11T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Viral Alarm: When Fury Overcomes Fear
    • Abstract: In July 2018, the Tsinghua University professor Xu Zhangrun published an unsparing critique of the Chinese Communist Party and its general secretary, Xi Jinping. In it Xu warned of the dangers of one-man rule, the threats posed by an increasingly sycophantic bureaucracy and putting politics ahead of professionalism, and the myriad other problems that the system would encounter if it rejected further reforms and continued along its present path. That philippic was one of a cycle of works that Xu wrote during 2018 in which he alerted his readers to pressing issues related to China's momentous struggle with modernity, the state of the nation under Xi Jinping, and the mixed prospects for its future. Those essays will ... Read More
      PubDate: 2020-04-11T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Pushback Against Populism: Running on "Radical Love" in Turkey
    • Abstract: On the evening of 6 May 2019, Turkey's Supreme Election Council annulled the results of Istanbul's March 31 mayoral election. The vote had been narrowly won by Ekrem İmamoğglu, an opposition candidate from the Republican People's Party (CHP). Successfully overcoming a rigged competitive authoritarian system, he had managed to win an office for which more Turkish citizens cast direct votes than any other position save the presidency. İmamoğglu, previously a local mayor in one of the several dozen districts that make up the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, had beaten the chosen candidate of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP): Binali Yıldırım, Turkey's last prime minister before the 2018 abolition of ... Read More
      PubDate: 2020-04-11T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Pushback Against Populism: Reclaiming the Politics of Emotion
    • Abstract: All liberal democracies are alike; every illiberal democracy is illiberal in its own way. Our riff on the opening line of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is meant to underscore a truth that should perhaps be obvious: Populist politicians are not as similar to one another as their liberal opponents sometimes seem to imagine. Viewed up close, these politicians differ in their governing styles, their political strength, and, last but not least, in their agendas.It would be too easy, after all, to leap to the conclusion that every populism is the same—a conclusion that lends itself to simple prescriptions. Since populism in its worst forms has been a road to authoritarian rule, equating all populists implies that countries ... Read More
      PubDate: 2020-04-11T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Pushback Against Populism: The Rise and Fall of Greece's New
           Illiberalism
    • Abstract: Imagine a contemporary European nation. It is the first in postwar Europe to have voted a populist party into power. Over several decades, populism took root in almost all the country's parties, and its democracy grew increasingly illiberal. Chronic populist politics led this nation into a major financial and economic crisis that rocked world markets and EU politics. Even on the verge of state collapse, voters still insisted on being governed by populists, who formed a radical-left and radical-right tandem that ruled for almost half a decade. But eventually liberalism proved stronger than populism. In an era of rising illiberalism around the world, the nation became the first in which liberals defeated ruling ... Read More
      PubDate: 2020-04-11T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
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