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Special Issue: Chronic Disaster: Reimagining Noncommunicable Chronic Disease

American Anthropologist has a new open-access Vital Topics Forum titled, Chronic Disaster: Reimagining Noncommunicable Chronic Disease. Edited by Alyshia Gálvez, Megan Carney, and Emily Yates-Doerr, this special issue presents a collection of essays that “revisit the question of how to both conceptualize chronic disease and theorize violence and its structures.”

Critical Perspectives on the Microbiome
Megan A. Carney

Rethinking Fatness, Rethinking Diabetes
Lauren Carruth

Unending Work and the Emergence of Diabetes
Sarah Chard

Anti-Blackness as the Lynchpin of the Structured Violence of Diet-Related Disease
Diana A. Burnett

Taking Susto Seriously: A Critique of Behavioral Approaches to Diabetes
Alyshia Gálvez

Fiscal Violence in the United States’ Food Safety Net
Maggie Dickinson

The Violence of Racial Capitalism and South Los Angeles’s Obesity “Epidemic”
Hanna Garth

Ceaseless Healing and Never-Natural Disasters
Jessica Hardin

History, Truth, and Reconciliation in Settler Health Care
Heather A. Howard

A Critical Perspective on “Diet-Related” Diseases
Adele Hite

“Lifestyle” Disease on the Margins
Lenore Manderson

Metabolic Reflections: Blurring the Line between Trauma and Diabetes
Emily Mendenhall

Violence, Obesity, and National Policy in Mexico
Abril Saldaña-Tejada

Reproducing Whiteness: Race, Food, and Epigenetics
Natali Valdez

Refining Diabetes Risk in Mexico
Emily E. Vasquez

The “Gentle and Invisible” Violence of Obesity Prevention
Megan Warin

Imperialist Irony
Emily Yates-Doerr


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