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Society for Applied Anthropology


The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) was founded in 1941 to promote the investigation of the principles of human behavior and the application of these principles to contemporary issues and problems. The Society is unique among professional associations in membership and purpose, representing... Learn More

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 Human Organization

Human Organization is the journal of the Society for Applied Anthropology and the leading peer reviewed outlet for scholarship in the applied social sciences. The journal advances SfAA's mission through publishing articles that advance, synthesize, and interpret the application of anthropological method and theory to the analysis and solution of practical problems in the contemporary world. Human Organization publishes articles dealing with all areas of applied social science. In addition to those reporting on original research, the journal publishes articles detailing innovative methodological and engaged research practices.

Practicing Anthropology

Practicing Anthropology is a career-oriented publication of the Society for Applied Anthropology. Its overall goals are:

  • to provide a vehicle of communication and source of career information for anthropologists working outside academia
  • to encourage a bridge between practice inside and outside the university
  • to explore the uses of anthropology in policy research and implementation
  • to serve as a forum for inquiry into the present state and future of anthropology in general.


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