Arien Mack, Editor
From the introduction: In this moment of political turmoil in the United States and abroad, characterized by a great many people with a great deal to apologize for, by many apologies that are being made and many that should be made but are not, we are publishing this special issue of Social Research on the theme of apology. This issue focuses more on ...
William Hirst, Guest Editor
Vol. 87, No. 3 (Fall 2020)
From the introduction: When the editor of this journal asked me to guest-edit an issue on cultural trauma neither she nor I anticipated that the world would be in the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic. Without doubt, pandemics can have long-term consequences. During the bubonic plague of 1349, Jews were scapegoated, accused of poisoning wells, and as a result, substantial portions of the Jewish populations in many German cities were killed ...