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In the Journals, February 2020

Here are some of the articles published in February. Enjoy!

Cultural Anthropology (Open Access)

Gestures of Care and Recognition: An Introduction
Lauren Cubellis

This collection of essays offers an exploration of care as a gesture of recognition. As both object of inquiry and ethnographic representation, care is examined as the work of discerning and representing traces. The introduction and subsequent

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Disability Worlds: Wenner-Gren Symposium

The 2018 Wenner-Gren Symposium was “Disability Worlds,” and the papers are now available as a Current Anthropology supplement, open-access to all! Here is a PDF of the entire collection, and the abstracts are below.

Disability Worlds: Wenner-Gren Symposium Supplement 21
Danilyn Rutherford

[excerpt] From March 9 to 15, 2018, at the Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch in Tucson, Arizona, the

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In the Journals, January 2020

Here’s our monthly digest of new journal articles! A special issue of Medical Anthropology on “Aging, Chronicity, and Negotiations of Care” is among the highlights. Happy reading!

Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness

Neurodegeneration and the Intersubjectivities of Care (open access)
Narelle Warren & Dikaios Sakellariou

Caring for a family member or friend with a serious

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Special Issue: Ethnographic Explorations of the Right to Health in Practice

October’s issue of Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness is a themed issue, edited by Alejandro Cerón & Jessica Jerome. The articles are “Ethnographic Explorations of the Right to Health in Practice.” Here are the abstracts:

Engaging with the Right to Health: Ethnographic Explorations of the Right to Health in Practice (open access)
Alejandro Cerón &

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In the Journals, October 2019

Here are some highlights from journals with new issues published in October. Enjoy!

Annual Review of Anthropology

Physician Anthropologists
Claire L. Wendland

Physician anthropologists have contributed extensively to the anthropology of biomedicine, as well as to other aspects of medical anthropology. Their use of detailed clinical case narratives allows elucidation of what is at stake for individuals and communities in