Journal of Modern Italian Studies
J Mod Ital Stud
Published/Hosted by Taylor and Francis Group.
ISSN (printed): 1354-571X. ISSN (electronic): 1469-9583.
This peer-reviewed journal has already established itself as the international scholarly journal specializing in debate and discussion on modern Italy. The three issues of the Journal of Modern Italian Studies (JMIS) each year provide the first international venue for scholarly debates that range from contemporary Italian to the political, economic, cultural, and social history of modern Italy since 1700. JMIS is especially concerned to set the study of modern and contemporary Italy in a broad international and comparative context. As well as encouraging debate amongst specialists, it also addresses the interests of teachers, educators, and all those with an interest in contemporary Italian society, politics, and culture. For these reasons, the JMIS seeks to: make the newest scholarship on Italy available to an international public set the Italian experience in its comparative and international contexts provide extensive critical guidence to new studies on Italian history, politics, culture, and society The Journal of Modern Italian Studies is published in English, and contains Italian as well as English abstracts. There is a particularly extensive book review section, providing critical reviews of recent publications in the field, with more than twenty new titles reviewed in each issue. JMIS covers the period from 1700 to the present makes the best scholarship on Italy available to an international readership working in a variety of disciplines publishes in English the work of Italian and non-Italian specialists features the work of historians, political scientists and theorists, anthropologists, sociologists, economists, and cultural historians, as well as specialists in fields such as literature, cultural studies, fine arts and cinema organizes debates amongst leading experts on major themes in modern Italian history, culture, economics, and society provides comprehensive critical reviews in English of all new publications on these topics in Italian, English, and other languages, as well as longer review essays on selected themes in each issue explores new developments in the study of Italian history and society, including the cinema, women, the family, gender, education and schooling, public health, nationalism, the Second World War, national identity, and most recently the immigrant experience in Italy.
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