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Waithood
December 2020

Waithood

Gender, Education, and Global Delays in Marriage and Childbearing

Inhorn, M. C. & SMith-Hefner, N. J. (eds)
Rhetoric and Social Relations
February 2021

Rhetoric and Social Relations

Dialectics of Bonding and Contestation

Abbink, J. & LaTosky, S. (eds)
A Taste for Oppression
March 2021

A Taste for Oppression

A Political Ethnography of Everyday Life in Belarus

Hervouet, R.
Ethical Practice in Participatory Visual Research with Girls
March 2021

Ethical Practice in Participatory Visual Research with Girls

Transnational Approaches

Moletsane, R., Wiebesiek, L.,Treffry-Goatley, A. & Mandrona, A. (eds)
Liminal Moves
April 2021

Liminal Moves

Traveling along Places, Meanings, and Times

Cangià, F.
Ethnography in the Raw
April 2021

Ethnography in the Raw

Life in a Luzon Village

Moeran, B.
The Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy
June 2021

The Age of Capitalism and Bureaucracy

Perspectives on the Political Sociology of Max Weber

Mommsen, W. J.
Delta Life
June 2021

Delta Life

Exploring Dynamic Environments where Rivers Meet the Sea

Krause, F. & Harris, M. (eds)
Emotion, Ethics, and the Cinematic Experience
June 2021

Emotion, Ethics, and the Cinematic Experience

New Phenomenological and Cognitivist Perspectives

Sinnerbrink, R. (ed)
Textures of Belonging
July 2021

Textures of Belonging

Senses, Objects and Spaces of Romanian Roma

Racleş, A.
Matsutake Worlds
July 2021

Matsutake Worlds

Faier, L. & Hathaway, M. J. (eds)
After Corporate Paternalism
July 2021

After Corporate Paternalism

Material Renovation and Social Change in Times of Ruination

Straube, C.
Almost, but Not Quite Bored in Pula
July 2021

Almost, but Not Quite Bored in Pula

An Anthropological Study of the Tapija Phenomenon in Northwest Croatia

Matošević, A.
How Kinship Systems Change
July 2021

How Kinship Systems Change

On the Dialectics of Practice and Classification

Parkin, R.
Living Like a Girl
August 2021

Living Like a Girl

Agency, Social Vulnerability and Welfare Measures in Europe and Beyond

Vogel, M. & Arnell, L. (eds)
Vertiginous Life
September 2021

Vertiginous Life

An Anthropology of Time and the Unforeseen

Knight, D. M.
Work, Society and the Ethical Self
September 2021

Work, Society and the Ethical Self

Chimeras of Freedom in the Neoliberal Era

Hann, C. (ed)
Moral Economy at Work
October 2021

Moral Economy at Work

Ethnographic Investigations in Eurasia

Yalçın-Heckmann, L. (ed)
Collaborative Happiness
October 2021

Collaborative Happiness

Building the Good Life in Urban Cohousing Communities

Kingfisher, C.
Franz Baermann Steiner
November 2021

Franz Baermann Steiner

A Stranger in the World

Adler, J. & Fardon, R.
Cosmic Coherence
November 2021

Cosmic Coherence

A Cognitive Anthropology Through Chinese Divination

Matthews, W.
Nothing New in Europe?
November 2021

Nothing New in Europe?

Israelis Look at Antisemitism Today

Haviv-Horiner, A.
The Pursuit of Pleasurable Work
November 2021

The Pursuit of Pleasurable Work

Craftwork in Twenty-First Century England

Marchand, T. H. J.
An Urban Future for Sápmi?
November 2021

An Urban Future for Sápmi?

Indigenous Urbanization in the Nordic States and Russia

Berg-Nordlie, M., Dankertsen, A, & Winsvold, M. (eds)
Tropological Thought and Action
November 2021

Tropological Thought and Action

Essays on the Poetics of Imagination

Živković, M., Pelkey, J. & Fernandez, J. W. (eds)
Configuring Contagion
December 2021

Configuring Contagion

Ethnographies of Biosocial Epidemics

Meinert, L. & Seeberg, J. (eds)
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Contention

The Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest

Editors: Benjamin Abrams, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge and Giovanni A. Travaglino, School of Psychology, University of Kent

ISSN Print: 2572-7184
ISSN Online: 2330-1392

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Durkheimian Studies

Durkheimian Studies

Études Durkheimiennes

Editor: W. Watts Miller

ISSN Print: 1362-024X
ISSN Online: 1752-2307

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French Politics, Culture & Society

French Politics, Culture & Society

Editor: Herrick Chapman, New York University

ISSN Print: 1537-6370
ISSN Online: 1558-5271

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German Politics and Society

German Politics and Society

Editor: Jeffrey J. Anderson, Georgetown University
Managing Editor/Book Review Editor: Eric Langenbacher, Georgetown University

ISSN Print: 1045-0300
ISSN Online: 1558-5441

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International Journal of Social Quality

International Journal of Social Quality

(formerly European Journal of Social Quality)

Editor: Laurent van der Maesen, International Association on Social Quality

ISSN Print: 1757-0344
ISSN Online: 1757-0352

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Learning and Teaching

Learning and Teaching

The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences

Editors: Penny Welch, School of Law, Social Sciences and Communication, University of Wolverhampton and Susan Wright, Danish School of Education, University of Århus

ISSN Print: 1755-2273
ISSN Online: 1755-2281

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Nature and Culture

Nature and Culture

Editors: Sing C. Chew, Humboldt State University, USA, and Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ and
Matthias Gross, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ and University of Jena, Germany

ISSN Print: 1558-6073
ISSN Online: 1558-5468

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Social Analysis

Social Analysis

The International Journal of Anthropology

Editor: Martin Holbraad, University College London

ISSN Print: 0155-977X
ISSN Online: 1558-5727

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Theoria

Theoria

A Journal of Social and Political Theory

Editor-in-Chief: Lawrence Hamilton, University of the Witwatersrand

ISSN Print: 0040-5817
ISSN Online: 1558-5816

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