Edited by Virginia R. Dominguez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

The following is an excerpt from “Taking Over the World Anthropologies Section of the American Anthropologist”:

I seek to continue . . . looking for work on practices, influences, debates, challenges, and individual anthropologists not always known in US anthropological circles, except perhaps by colleagues who work in those geographic, societal, or cultural areas. I also aim to make these contributions as interactive, open for discussion, and readable as possible, especially given the broad range of anthropologists and interested others who read the journal in the United States and around the world.

The section welcomes submissions of different types and in languages other than English, and the associate editor is committed to translating them or getting them translated into English for publication in the journal.


Anthropologies of Tourism

December 18, 2017

The December 2017 issue features a World Anthropologies section on the anthropologies of tourism. In the foreword, Noel B. Salazar argues that “mainstream scholarship seems mostly unaware of ‘Other’ anthropologies of tourism.” The essays and commentaries in this section attempt to remedy this. Foreword Anthropologies of Tourism: What’s in a Name? Noel B. Salazar  Essays Development, Power,…

Nativism, Nationalism, and Xenophobia: What Anthropologists Do And Have Done

August 16, 2017

The new issue features a timely and important World Anthropologies special section on "Nativism, Nationalism, and Xenophobia: What Anthropologists Do And Have Done" with a foreword and seven essays.