Anthropology Now is a unique, peer-reviewed publication for research-based articles, book, film and exhibit reviews, photo essays and commentaries that are less focused on discussion within the discipline and more inclusive in sharing anthropological knowledge and perspectives with the well-informed general reader. We assume our audience will know a bit about what anthropology is, but not a contributor’s specific topic or viewpoint. We are looking for narratives that incorporate vivid ethnographic detail and straightforward, jargon-free context and explanations. Like most magazines, we don’t encourage extensive footnotes or citations. Anthropology Now provides researchers with opportunities to inform readers about new findings and incipient perspectives that can contribute to public understanding of the human condition.
Bayla Ostrach and Megan A. Carney Neighborhood-level social solidarity efforts that emerged following the 2008 global financial crisis and attendant austerity measures in Sicily and