Danny Kaplan


How national cultures persist despite globalization: New publications on radio music and nationalism
Programming and editing as alternative radio models.
New article in International Journal of Communication

Global structures/National meanings.
Article in Poetics

Songs of the Siren.
Article in Cultural Anthropology

Evidence from a survey of IDF military friendships: Gay presence does not hinder unit cohesion.
Article in Political Psychology

Friendship and the Nation: Political Emotions in the 20th Century 
An Interdisciplinary Workshop Directed by Thomas K├╝hne and Danny Kaplan

Danny Kaplan specializes in the anthropology of emotions through the prism of friendship and nationalism. He has conducted extensive field research in Israel focusing on masculinity, militarism and commemoration. He is also studying mechanisms of solidarity in mass media and popular music.

Danny is a senior lecturer at Bar Ilan University. He directs the Men's Studies track at the Gender Studies Program and teaches at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Department of Psychology.

Danny is the author of Brothers and Others in Arms: The Making of Love and War in Israeli Combat Units (Haworth Press 2003) and The Men We Loved: Male Friendship and Nationalism in Israeli Culture (Berghahn Books 2006). 

Danny is a Jerusalemite at heart, currently living in Tel Aviv.

Danny's entry on Academia.edu .

Contact Info:
Email: danny@dannykaplan.org

The Men We Loved
Surprising findings from an empirical study of Male Homosocial Relatedness:
Homosocial socialization in combat units legitimizes emotional expressiveness also in civic dyadic male bonds.
New article in Psychology of Men and Masculinity.