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Open access options at MAQ

One of the most striking changes in scholarly publishing is the growth of open access, and anthropologists are deeply engaged in this movement. Tom Boellstorff, former Editor of American Anthropologist, made the case for “Why the AAA Needs Gold Open Access” (open-access version). Cultural Anthropology will go gold open access in 2014. And I expressed […]

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MAQ seeks a new Book Review Editor

Medical Anthropology Quarterly invites applications for the position of Book Reviews Editor. The ideal candidate would be broadly trained in medical anthropology and committed to meeting publication deadlines. The Book Reviews Editor’s responsibilities include: selecting books for review identifying qualified reviewers ensuring that reviews are completed in a timely manner editing reviews for length, clarity, […]

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biopolitics

Special focus section: re-examining biopolitics

The December 2012 issue of MAQ features a special focus section on biopolitics and related concepts in contemporary medical anthropology. In their introduction to the collection, Rebecca Marsland and Ruth Prince explain that the articles aim “to analyze critically the current fascination with biopolitics through empirical studies in sites where biomedical technology or techniques of […]

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editorial-transition

Editorial transition at MAQ

MAQ began an editorial transition on January 1, as I began my term as Editor. During the first six months of 2013, outgoing Editors Mark Luborsky, Andrea Sankar, and I will work together to ensure a smooth transition of the MAQ editorial office. New manuscripts submitted on or after Jan. 1, 2013 will be handled […]

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