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Anthropological Theory

Anthropological Theory


eISSN: 17412641 | ISSN: 14634996 | Current volume: 24 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly

Anthropological Theory is an international journal seeking to strengthen anthropological theorizing in different areas of the world. This is an exciting forum for new insights into theoretical issues in anthropology and more broadly, social theory.

Anthropological Theory encourages work at a high level of conceptual analysis, and we are especially interested in the following sorts of submissions. Those dealing: 1. With particular concepts important in theory; 2. arguing particular theories; 3. investigating metatheory; and 4. exploring theorists and traditions; and 5. examining the history of the development of theoretical positions. (Please refer to the guidelines to Authors for further information before submitting a manuscript).

Contributors include:

  • Pierre Bourdieu
  • Veena Das
  • Maurice Godelier
  • Jack Goody
  • Keith Hart
  • Charles Tilly
  • Alain Touraine
  • Katherine Verdery

"This will be a real stimulus for the discipline. Although 'theory' pervades our work, it will be fascinating to see the difference that being explicit makes.  It is a bold approach and one I like... All in all, this has the makings of a forum that could forge future classics." Prof Marilyn Strathern, University of Cambridge, UK

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Anthropological Theory is an international peer reviewed journal seeking to strengthen anthropological theorizing in different areas of the world. This is an exciting forum for new insights into theoretical issues in anthropology and more broadly, social theory.

Anthropological Theory encourages work at a high level of conceptual analysis, and we are especially interested in the following sorts of submissions. Those dealing: 1. With particular concepts important in theory; 2. arguing particular theories; 3. investigating metatheory; and 4. exploring theorists and traditions; and 5. examining the history of the development of theoretical positions. Please refer to Article Types under Manuscript submissions for more details.

Editors
Partrícia Alves de Matos University of Barcelona, Spain
Julia Eckert University of Bern, Switzerland
Stephen P Reyna Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Germany
Kiri Santer University of Bern, Switzerland
Nina Glick Schiller University of Manchester, UK
Social Media Editor
Elliott Prasse-Freeman National University of Singapore, Singapore
Tyler Zoanni Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Germany
Editorial Assistant
Surya Ghildiyal University of Bern, Switzerland
Editorial Board
Nadia L. Abu El-Haj Columbia University, USA
George Baca Dong-A University, South Korea
Pratiksha Baxi Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Zerrin Özlem Biner Cambridge University, UK
Ayse Caglar University of Vienna, Austria
Kamari Clarke University of Toronto, Canada & UCLA, USA
Veena Das Johns Hopkins University, USA
Nicholas De Genova University of Houston, USA
Luis Fernando Dias Duarte National Museum Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Jose Luis Escalona CIESAS, Mexico
Nasser Fakouhi University of Teheran, Iran
Didier Fassin Princeton University, USA
Bela Feldman-Bianco UNICAMP, Brazil
Susan Gal University of Chicago, USA
Maurice Godelier EHESS, France
Sarah Green University of Helsinki, Finland
Ghassan Hage University of Melbourne, Australia
Faye Harrison University of Illinois, USA
Ellen Hertz University of Neuchatel, Switzerland
Bruce Kapferer University of Bergen, Norway
Tobias Kelly University of Edinburgh, UK
Michael Lambek University of Toronto, Canada
Jonathan Marks University of North Carolina, USA
Elisabeth Merz University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Pnina Motzafi-Haller Ben Gurion University, Israel
Susana Narotzky University of Barcelona, Spain
Francis Nyamnjoh University of Cape Town, South Africa
Horacio Ortiz East China Normal University Shanghai, China
Eija Ranta Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science, Finland
Rhoda Reddock University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Uzma Z. Rizvi Pratt Institute, USA
Joel Robbins University of Cambridge, UK
Andreas Roepstorff Aarhus University, Denmark
Nandini Sundar Delhi University, India
David Sutton Southern Illinois University, USA
Loic Wacquant University of California, USA
Biao Xiang Oxford University, UK
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