Dialectical Anthropology is an international journal that seeks to invigorate discussion among left intellectuals by publishing peer-reviewed articles, editorials, letters, reports from the field, political exchanges, and book reviews that foster open debate through criticism, research and commentary from across the social sciences and humanities.
The journal provides a forum for work with a pronounced dialectical approach to social theory and political practice for scholars and activists working in Marxist and broadly political-economic traditions, and those who wish to be in dialogue or debate with these traditions.
Since its founding by Stanley Diamond 1975, Dialectical Anthropology has been dedicated to the transformation of class society through internationalizing conversations about the stakes of contemporary crises and the means for social change. For three decades, the pages of the journal have provided space for comment, criticism, agreement, and disagreement about significant issues of our times.
Dialectical Anthropology is committed to reaching beyond an Anglophone readership via submissions, dialogue and active participation in languages other than English, and an editorial policy that promotes collaborations beyond the traditional concerns of Western academics.
Rated 'INT2' in the 2011 European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH)
Dialectical Anthropology is rated 'INT2' in the ERIH, a new reference index that aims to help evenly access the scientific quality of Humanities research output. For more information visit:
Now included in ERIH Plus: https://dbh.nsd.uib.no/publiseringskanaler/erihplus/about/index
SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2014: 0.197
Art and Humanities (Misc) 246 out of 436
Social and Political Science 569 out of 951
Anthropology 136 out of 288
SJR is a measure of the journal’s relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 0.429
The IPP measures the ratio of citations per article published in the three previous years.
Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014: 0.700
The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.
Thomas C. Patterson (July 2016)
Emily Lim Rogers (July 2016)
Ida Susser (July 2016)
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