Journal of Material Culture
|Journal of Material Culture|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||J. of Mater. Cult.|
|Edited by||Paul Basu and Christopher Pinney|
|LCCN||96031075 sn 96031075|
Journal of Material Culture is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the fields of Cultural Studies and Anthropology. The journal's editors are Paul Basu (University College London) and Christopher Pinney (University College London). It has been in publication since 1996 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.
Journal Of Material Culture focuses on the relationship between artefacts and social relations irrespective of time and place and aims to explore the linkage between the construction of social identities and the production and use of culture. Journal Of Material Culture draws on a range of disciplines including anthropology, archaeology, design studies, history, human geography and museology.
Abstracting and indexing
Journal Of Material Culture is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2010 impact factor is 0.867, ranking it 1 out of 10 journals in the category ‘Cultural Studies’. and 33 out of 75 journals in the category ‘Anthropology’.