Open Anthropology, a digital-only publication of the American Anthropological Association, is proud to announce the release of its latest issue. In this issue, entitled Sport: Pleasure and Violence, Competition and Sociality, guest editor Niko Besnier (U Amsterdam) offers twelve articles and two book reviews of anthropological works that illustrate how anthropology sheds light on the … Continue reading New Open Anthropology Issue
The American Anthropological Association seeks applications for a new Editor-in-Chief of the discipline’s flagship journal, the American Anthropologist, for a four-year term beginning July 1, 2016. Now in its second century of continuous publication, the American Anthropologist publishes articles, reviews, and commentaries from the diverse anthropological community. It is the most widely circulated anthropology journal … Continue reading Are You the Next Editor-in-Chief?
Coinciding with the 50th Anniversary Law and Society Association (LSA) conference, PoLAR launches its fourth virtual issue, “Law and Inequalities- Global and Local” today! This exciting issue features 10 articles previously published in PoLAR that will be accessible for free through September. Additionally, the virtual issue features open-access postscripts by authors that provide reflections and … Continue reading New Virtual Issue of PoLAR: Law and Inequalities- Global and Local
Read the new volume of Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association on “inalienable wealth” in AnthroSource! “Inalienable possessions,” as conceptualized by Annette Weiner (1985, 1992), are objects imbued with meaning and value based on the social identity of the original and subsequent owners. They maintain attachment to their owner- even when passed to other … Continue reading New Volume of the Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association
With mid-term elections fueling mobilization efforts across the political spectrum, immigration policy is at the fore of debates and conversations at the federal, state and local levels. In FY 2013, 368,644 individuals were deported, continuing the trend of annual deportations of over 350,000 individuals since 2009 (U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement). At the same time, … Continue reading Everyday Enforcement: New City and Society Issue
Earth Day is a great opportunity to remember the green options that the American Anthropological Association offers to its members: AAA Journals To Go Fully Digital in 2016 Readers may recall that in November 2013, the AAA Executive Board adopted a series of recommendations from the Committee for the Future of Print and Electronic Publishing … Continue reading Green Options for AAA Members
The newest issue of Medical Anthropology Quarterly, a journal of the Society of Medical Anthropology, offers an in depth look at both the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and national health care systems worldwide. Several of the articles in the journal offer a critical look at the ACA as the United States embarks its first health … Continue reading Is the Affordable Care Act Really Affordable?