ISSN (printed): 0304-4092. ISSN (electronic): 1573-0786.
Dialectical Anthropology is an independent international interdisciplinary journal in the critical tradition committed to the transformation of class societies and the humane union of theory and practice. It is anthropological in the sense of having a holistic perspective and concern not in the disciplinary sense. Consonant with its purpose the journal publishes social critiques of every aspect of contemporary civilization comparative and historical essays case studies of crisis and transition ethnopoetry/poetics and professional or personal memoirs. Founded in 1967 Dialectical Anthropology is unique among the social sciences and humanities journals in drawing its editorial board from 20 countries a diversity which has made the journal a major contributor to the radical literature of our time. Its pages have encouraged a ferment of critical debate about social and cultural transformation and the efforts toward an emancipatory practice. Topics have ranged from the ethnicity and contemporary nationalism to the poetics of Michel Leiris. Its contributors have numbered among others such luminaries as: Bernard Magubane Eric Wolf Harold Bloom Paul Rabinow Agnes Heller Gary Snyder the late Eleanor Leacock Peter Worsley Mahfoud Bennoune Wolf-Dieter Narr Kajsa Ekholm Claude Meillassoux Kate Currie Fritz Kramer Sergei Kan Andre Gunder Frank Amos Oz Sidney Mintz Maurizio Tosi Peter Suzuki and Kenneth Burke.
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