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In 2014, Cultural Anthropology went open access, which means that all articles published since 2014 are freely available on the Cultural Anthropology website immediately upon publication. Articles published before 2014 are available at Wiley Online Library to members of the American Anthropological Association and institutional subscribers.

Vol. 30 No. 2 (2015)

The May 2015 issue of Cultural Anthropology opens with a continuation of our yearlong series of short reflections on the first thirty years of the journal. Fred Myers writes on balancing radical and establishmentarian impulses during his editorship of the... More

Vol. 30 No. 1 (2015)

February 2015 marks the first issue produced by incoming editors, Dominic Boyer, James Faubion, and Cymene Howe, from Rice University. Their opening editorial outlines the philosophy and organizational practice of the editorial collective, discusses the challenges... More

Vol. 29 No. 4 (2014)

The November 2014 issue of Cultural Anthropology includes six original articles that run the gamut of contemporary cultural anthropology's interests: from the emerging economic imagination flowing out of the Occupy movement (Hannah Appel) to the... More

Vol. 29 No. 3 (2014)

The August 2014 issue of Cultural Anthropology features seven original articles spanning animal-welfare activism in India (Naisargi Dave), global health initiatives as a plan for humanity (Tobias Rees), the concept of the signature in particle physics... More

Vol. 29 No. 2 (2014)

May 2014 marks the publication of Cultural Anthropology's second open-access issue, and with it, the journal turns its attention directly to the challenges and opportunities of open-access publishing. A special section gathers together essays by an array of... More

Vol. 29 No. 1 (2014)

With our February 2014 issue, Cultural Anthropology goes fully open access. This means that the journal is now freely available to anyone anywhere who has access to the Internet (rather than just those who can afford the fees that allow them to get behind... More