The International Journal of Social and Cultural Practice
Aims & Scope
Editor-in-Chief: Bruce Kapferer, University of Bergen
Social Analysis has long been at the forefront of anthropology's engagement with the humanities and other social sciences. In forming a critical, concerned, and empirical perspective, Social Analysis encourages contributions that break away from the disciplinary bounds of anthropology and suggest innovative ways of challenging hegemonic paradigms through 'grounded theory', analysis based in original empirical research.
The journal invites contributions directed toward a critical and theoretical understanding of cultural, political, and social processes. It is available for the publication of information and discussion by active ethnographic researchers into the forces involved in the production of human suffering, poverty, prejudice, war, and violence. The main thrust of the journal is toward publishing material that presents a critical and concerned anthropology.
Social Analysis is published three times a year: spring, summer, and winter. Each year one issue is guest edited and focuses on a single theme. The other issues contain a forum on anthropology's contribution to current issues of global significance, as well as general articles. Other features can include a special section, reviews, and review essays.
Berghahn Journals is pleased to announce the addition of Social Analysis to JSTOR! All of the back issues, over 50 years of content, are now available. With JSTOR's large network of participating institutions and easy accessibility, the journal will have greater exposure to a wider audience while ensuring long-term preservation.
Subjects: Anthropology, Politics, International Relations
Volume 57 • Issue 1 • Spring 2013
Special Issue: Time and the Field
Introduction - Time and the Field
Steffen Dalsgaard and Morten Nielsen
Limits and Limitlessness: Exploring Time in Scientific Practice
The Time of the State and the Temporality of the Gavman in Manus Province, Papua New Guinea
Out of Conclusion: On Recurrence and Open-endedness in Life and Analysis
Anne Line Dalsgaard and Martin Demant Frederiksen
Times of the Other: The Temporalities of Ethnographic Fieldwork
Surfacing Moves: Spatial-Timings of Senior Home Care
Boredom, rhythm and the temporality of ritual. Recurring fieldwork in the Brazilian Candomblé
Episodic fieldwork, updating and sociability
Trans-temporal Hinges. Some Methodological Reflections on a Comparative Ethnographic Study of Chinese Infrastructural Projects in Mozambique and Mongolia
Morten Axel Pedersen and Morten Nielsen
Afterword: Ethnography between the Virtue of Patience and the Anxiety of Belatedness: Once Coevalness is Embraced