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Edited By:Edward D. Lowe

Vol 45(4 Issues in 2017 )

Print ISSN: 0091-2131

Online ISSN: 1548-1352

Impact Factor: .881

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Ethos is an interdisciplinary and international quarterly journal devoted to scholarly articles dealing with the interrelationships between the individual and the sociocultural milieu, between the psychological disciplines and the social and cultural disciplines. Ethos is the official journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology (

The journal publishes work from a wide spectrum of research perspectives. Recent issues, for example, include papers on religion and ritual, medical and psychiatric practice, addiction and recovery, political economy and psychological institutions, phenomenology and psychoanalysis, child and life-span development, emotion, cognitive modeling and cultural belief systems. Research reports may use a wide range of methodological approaches and epistemological standpoints, although qualitative, ethnographic, and mixed-methods approaches are typical.