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Palgrave Communications special issue launch: Perspectives on Soft Power

Palgrave Communications – the fully open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan – is pleased to announce the launch of the special issue, Perspectives on Soft Power.      
In the late 1980s American political scientist Joseph Nye coined the term ‘soft power’ to describe the ability of states to obtain preferred outcomes by attraction rather than coercion or payment.

Call for Proposals: Women's Suffrage and the Media, A special issue of American Journalism

American Journalism: A Journal of Media History announces a call for proposals for a special issue to be published in April 2019 to commemorate the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution that granted the women of all states the right to vote. We seek original historical research on the role of media in and about the suffrage movement, work that illuminates lasting cultural, political, economic, ideological, and social problems.

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