Social Analysis

The International Journal of Social and Cultural Practice

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Editor-in-Chief: Bruce Kapferer, University of Bergen

Social Analysis now publishes 4 issues a year!

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, it 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 now available on JSTOR!



Subjects: Anthropology, Politics, International Relations


 

Current Issue

Volume 59 • Issue 2 • Summer 2015


SPECIAL ISSUE: Being Godless: Ethnographies of Atheism and Non-Religion
Edited by Ruy Llera Blanes and Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic

Introduction: Godless People, Doubt, and Atheism
Ruy Llera Blanes and Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic

ARTICLES

Ambivalent Atheist Identities: Power and Non-religious Culture in Contemporary Britain

Lois Lee

Godless People and Dead Bodies: Materiality and the Morality of Atheist Materialism

Jacob Copeman and Johannes Quack

Atheist Political Cultures in Independent Angola
Ruy Llera Blanes and Abel Paxe

Forget Dawkins: Notes toward an Ethnography of Religious Belief and Doubt
Paul-François Tremlett and Fang-Long Shih

Antagonistic Insights: Evolving Soviet Atheist Critiques of Religion and Why They Matter for Anthropology
Sonja Luehrmann

Confessional Anthropology
Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic

On Atheism and Non-religion: An Afterword
Matthew Engelke