Books

Books received

There is no shortage of new and forthcoming titles, as the book exhibit at the American Anthropological Association meeting in Chicago this past week proved.  Some of these are already in the Somatosphere hopper, and others will be shortly.  Drop us a line (eg1421@wayne.edu) if you’d like to review a book or if you have a title to suggest.  We welcome new contributors!

Some new and forthcoming titles… (in no particular order)

Good Science: The Ethical Choreography of Stem Cell Research (Thompson)

Mundane Governance: Ontology and Accountability (Woolgar and Neyland)

Anti-Crisis (Roitman)

Hikikomori: Adolescence Without End (Tamaki)

Waste: A Philosophy of Things (Viney)

Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science (TallBear)

Extractions: An Ethnography of Reproductive Tourism (Nalman)

The Foetal Condition: A Sociology of Engendering and Abortion (Boltanski)

Clinical Labor: Tissue Donors and Research Subjects in the Global Bioeconomy (Cooper and Walby)

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism (Higashida)

Touching a Nerve: The Brain as Self (Churchland)

Misbehaving Science: Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics (Panofsky)

Identity And Difference: John Locke And The Invention Of Consciousness (Balibar)

The Fragility of Things: Self-Organizing Processes, Neoliberal Fantasies, and Democratic Activism (Connolly)

Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World (Morton)

Self and Emotional Life: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, and Neuroscience (Johnston and Malabou)

The Posthuman (Bradiotti)

Healing Secular Life: Loss and Devotion in Modern Turkey (Dole)

Terms of the Political: Community, Immunity, Biopolitics (Esposito)

Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter (Deacon)

Social Life of Spirits (Santo)

Childhood in a Sri Lankan Village: Shaping Hierarchy and Desire (Chapin)

Pain: A Political History (Wailoo)

Cancer on Trial: Oncology as a New Style of Practice (Keating and Cambrosio)

Reasons of Conscience: The Bioethics Debate in Germany (Sperling)

Are We All Scientific Experts Now? (Collins)

The Genealogical Science: The Search for Jewish Origins and the Politics of Epistemology (Abu El-Haj)

Wild Hope: On the Front Line of Conservation Success (Balmford)

How Animals Grieve (King)

Before the Law: Humans and Other Animals in a Biopolitical Frame (Wolfe)

Life Out of Sequence: A Data-Driven History of Bio-Informatics (Stevens)

A Cultural History of Heredity (Müller-Wille and Rheinberger)

The Harkis: The Wound that Never Heals (Crapanzano)

Global Health in Times of Violence (Rylko-Bauer et al)

Nature, Science, and Religion: Intersections Shaping Society and the Environment (Tucker)

Mommy Blogs and the Changing Face of Motherhood (Friedman)

Illness is a Weapon: Indigenous Identity and Enduring Afflictions (Saethre)

The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project (Happe)

The Secret: Love, Marriage, and HIV (Hirsch et al)

Blinded by Sight: Seeing Race through the Eyes of the Blind (Obasogie)

Development and Public Health in the Himalaya (Harper)

People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier (Benjamin)

Drinking Smoke: The Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania (Marshall)

Eating Drugs: Psyhcopharmaceutical Pluralism in India (Ecks)

Heart-Sick: The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease (Shim)

Phantom Limb: Amputation, Embodiment, and Prosthetic Technology (Crawford)

Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder (Silverman)

Transcultural Montage (Suhr and Willerselv)

Speech Begins after Death (Foucault)

Alcohol: Social Drinking in Cultural Context (Chrzan)

The Pathological Family: Postwar America and the Rise of Family Therapy (Weinstein)

Fields of Combat: Understanding PTSD among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan (Finley)

Birth in the Age of AIDS: Women, Reproduction, and HIV/AIDS in India (van Hollen)

Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption across Race, Class and Nation (Seligman)

Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents (Gitelman)

Skin for Skin: Death and Life for Inuit and Innu (Sider)

 



One Response to Books received

  1. I would be willing to review:
    Crawford’s Phantom Limb

    Wolfe’s Before the Law

    Please let me know if you need a CV etc.
    Ruthann

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