ISSN 0104-9313 printed version
ISSN 1678-4944 online version



Basic information

Mana. Studies in Social Anthropology, quarterly publication of the Graduate Program in Social Anthropology, National Museum, UFRJ has 19 years of existence. Mana is a major Brazilian publication in the field of anthropology, included in the database of the major international indexes - and, notably, the most prestigious of them, ISI Web of Knowledge - and evaluated by the instrument Qualis CAPES and international as A (A1).

The objectives of Mana. Studies in Social Anthropology include:

  • To disseminate academic knowledge and ensure the flow of ideas between Brazilian and foreign centers, in order to contribute to the understanding of society and the Brazilian culture in a context of globalization.
  • Create a forum for the dissemination and discussion of new research and theoretical approaches.
  • Provide the Graduate Program in Social Anthropology (Museo Nacional/UFRJ) a publication corresponding to their level of academic excellence.
  • Through the implementation of exchanges with other journals, domestic and foreign, to contribute to the enrichment of the Library Francisca Keller, the PPGAS/MN/UFRJ, which boasts one of the most important collections of anthropological literature in Latin America.

Its abbreviated title is Mana, which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Indexing sources

  • ISI - Current Contents
  • Anthropological Index
  • Clase - Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades
  • DataÍndice
  • Sociological Abstracts
  • Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts


Intellectual property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY-NC.



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