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Veteran masculinities and audiovisual popular music in post-conflict Croatia: a feminist aesthetic approach to the contested everyday peace (2019)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (in press). Veteran masculinities and audiovisual popular music in post-conflict Croatia: a feminist aesthetic approach to the contested everyday peace. Peacebuilding,

In Croatia, human rights organisations and peace activists campaigning for a more critical public reckoning with the memory of the Croatian war of independence or ‘Homeland War’ (1991–5) and with the national past confront many ways in which hegemoni... Read More

Interviewing for research on languages and war (2019)
Book Chapter
Baker, C. (in press). Interviewing for research on languages and war. In M. Kelly, H. Footitt, & M. Salama-Carr (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Languages and ConflictPalgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-04825-9_8

Many participants in conflict have experienced it through mediations of meaning between languages, and whole categories of participants have even often gone unnoticed in the study of war because of the historic ‘invisibility’ of languages and transla... Read More

The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni. (2019)
Journal Article
Gratzke, M. (in press). The Meanie Club — Gendered violence and post-punk narratives of love in Miss Farkku-Suomi by Kauko Röyhkä and Dorfpunks by Rocko Schamoni. Forum for Modern Language Studies,

This article examines love, relationships, intimacy and gendered violence in fictionalised punk biographies by authors and post-punk recording artists Kauko Röyhkä and Rocko Schamoni. Punk rock’s DIY aesthetic emphasises self-fashioning and shock val... Read More

What female pop-folk celebrity in south-east Europe tells postsocialist feminist media studies about global formations of race (2018)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (in press). What female pop-folk celebrity in south-east Europe tells postsocialist feminist media studies about global formations of race. Feminist Media Studies,

Feminist media studies of postsocialism are well practised at explaining how ideologies of gender and nation reinforce each other amid neoliberal capitalism on Europe’s semi-periphery. They extend this, by critiquing media marginalization of Roma, in... Read More

Postcoloniality without race? Racial exceptionalism and south-east European cultural studies (2018)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (2018). Postcoloniality without race? Racial exceptionalism and south-east European cultural studies. Interventions : international journal of postcolonial studies, 20(6), 759-784. doi:10.1080/1369801X.2018.1492954

The black Dutch feminist Gloria Wekker, assembling past and present everyday expressions of racialized imagination which collectively undermine hegemonic beliefs that white Dutch society has no historic responsibility for racism, writes in her book W... Read More

The existential situation of the patient: Well-being and absence (2018)
Book Chapter
Burwood, S. (2018). The existential situation of the patient: Well-being and absence. In K. Galvin (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Well-Being, 133 - 140. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). doi:10.4324/9781315724966-14

“Probably there is no better guarantee of a really unhealthy life than perfect health.” This paradoxical, and somewhat melancholic, assessment of our prospects for clinical well-being is given by J. H. van den Berg in The Psychology of the Sickbed. T... Read More

Textual representation, class exploitation and the postcolonial: is the proletariat always in twilight? (2018)
Journal Article
Baker, C. (in press). Textual representation, class exploitation and the postcolonial: is the proletariat always in twilight?. New perspectives : interdisciplinary journal of Central & East European politics and international relations, ISSN 2336-825x

Commentary on Rade Zinaic, 'Twilight of the Proletariat: Reading Critical Balkanology as Liberal Ideology' (New Perspectives: Interdisciplinary Journal of Central and East European Politics 25:1 (2017), 19-54)