Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_1128

Brief Definition of the Topic

Evolutionary Anthropology is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on current issues in biological anthropology, paleontology, archaeology, primatology, genetics, human ecology, and other areas pertinent to understanding human evolution in a broad perspective. It is designed to provide researchers, educators, and students in anthropology and related disciplines with reviews of recent research, discussions of theoretical issues, and changing perspectives on human evolutionary biology in a concise, readable format. It was founded in 1992 and appears in six bimonthly issues each year.

Evolutionary Anthropology normally publishes four types of articles:
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    News Articles are brief reports on recent professional meetings, symposia, workshops, and other events of general interest to the anthropological community.

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    Issues Essaysare articles on subjects of broad interest to topical interest and are designed to raise awareness of important topics in the study of...

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Further Reading

  1. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews. n.d. Available at:http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1520-6505.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of MedicineStony Brook UniversityStony BrookUSA