Published by Indian Anthropological Association.
Inaugural issue: 1971
Editor: Prof. Nilika Mehrotra, SSS, JNU New Delhi.
Frequency: Twice per year
Electronic access: Archive of Indian Anthropologist is available electronically on JSTOR
The journal Indian Anthropologist carries articles, book reviews and editorial correspondence pertaining to all branches of Anthropology
and related disciplines. The journal encourages original research writings which present theoretically informed ethnographic descriptions or similar
analytical exercises with clear methodology and sharp conceptual framework.The journal has published guest-edited special issues
like Ethnography of healing; Folk narratives; Migration and changing socialities; Everyday state and politics; Anthropology's
contribution to public policy.
The Indian Anthropologist follow the Code of Ethics laid down by
Indian Anthropological Association. The Indian Anthropologist take issues
of copyright infringement and plagiarism in publication very seriously. It is our responsibility to protect the rights of our authors and
therefore we take claims of plagiarism or misuse of published articles in our journal seriously. At the same time, we strive to protect the
name of the journal against malpractice. Submitted articles are subjected to plagiarism check software.
IAA holds the copyright for all material to the Editor. Written permission from the Editor is required for republishing any article that has appeared in the journal. The Editor reserves the right to edit received manuscripts to ensure stylistic consistency and conciseness.
A paper should not be more than 5000 words excluding notes and references.
Notes and references should appear at the end of the paper. Notes should contain more than just bibliographical references. Within the text, notes should be indicated in superscript.
An abstract of 100-150 words along with 5 keywords should precede the article.
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Only a paper fulfilling the stylistic content requirements of Indian Anthropologist shall be referred for peer review.
Within the text, references should be indicated as (Srinivas 1960; Parry 1974) or (Nanda 1994:23).
Indian Anthropologist generally does not accept unsolicited reviews. Those willing to do reviews should write to the editor.
We encourage shorter notes on research in progress or short contributions on topics of current social, political, and economic developments.
Comments or rejoinders on articles published in the journal will also be considered. These should not be more than 1000-2000 words.
Indian Anthropologist serves as a platform for dissemination of information among community of scholars concerned with bio-cultural aspects
of human existence. You may send announcements and short reports on events such as workshops or conferences organized in India on issues of
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