The March 2019 issue of Ethos, organized by Neely Myers and Kristin E. Yarris, focuses on “Extraordinary Conditions, Global Psychiatric Care, and Moral Subjectivity.” The collection closes with commentary by Elizabeth Bromley and Cheryl Mattingly.
Beyond the “Crazy House”: Mental/Moral Breakdowns and Moral Agency in First‐Episode Psychosis
This paper draws on a two‐year, longitudinal, prospective study of
The History of Anthropology Newsletter has published a Special Focus section on Canguilhem’s “The Living and Its Milieu” (1952). The section includes six open access essays, and here are some excerpts. Enjoy!
Editors’ Introduction: As Adventurous as Life (open access)
Gabriel Coren and Cameron Brinitzer
[…] The traditional objects and concepts in the human and interpretive sciences are not always
Here are some highlights from the journals in February 2019. Enjoy!
Cultural Anthropology (Open Access)
Cultural Anthropology brings us multiple articles of interest, plus a collection of essays on the topic of reproductive politics in the age of Trump and Brexit, edited by Faye Ginsburg and Sarah Franklin. The essays in the collection are available (open access…
The December 2018 issue of Anthropology of Work Review is a special issue titled, “An Injury to One is an Injury to All: Immigrant Workers, Structural Vulnerability, and Occupational Injury.” Here are the abstracts.
Workers’ Decompensation: Engaged Research with Injured Im/migrant Workers
Dvera I. Saxton, Angela Stuesse
[excerpt] This special issue brings together ethnographic perspectives on the intersections …
The December 2018 issue of BioSocieties is a collection on epigenetics. Here are the abstracts. Enjoy!
Situating the biosocial: Empirical engagements with environmental epigenetics from the lab to the clinic (open access)
Stephanie Lloyd, Ruth Müller
[excerpt] Few life science research fields have met with as ambivalent a response in the social sciences as environmental epigenetics, an emerging …
From the journals in December 2018, here’s some new reading for the first days of the new year. Enjoy!
Medicine Anthropology Theory (Open Access)
But are they actually healthier? Challenging the health/wellness divide through the ethnography of embodied ecological heritage (open access)
A holistic definition of ‘health’ remains difficult to operationalize, despite decades of attempts by …