Ungovernable Life: Mandatory Medicine and Statecraft in Iraq
Stanford University Press, 2017. 239 pp.
Every year, tens of thousands of Iraqi patients leave their country seeking healthcare, and Iraqi physicians move abroad seeking asylum and work. Omar Dewachi writes elsewhere about this crisis and the “therapeutic geographies”* it sets in motion, but in his book Ungovernable …
The open-access journal Medicine Anthropology Theory has published a special collection of essays titled “Critical perspectives on US global health partnerships in Africa and beyond.” Here are the abstracts:
Introduction: Critical perspectives on US global health partnerships in Africa and beyond
Nora Kenworthy, Lynn M. Thomas, Johanna Crane
[Excerpt] […] This issue examines the longue durée of partnerships …
Anthropology & Medicine (Vol 25 ) brings us a special issue on Genomics and Genetic Medicine, edited by Sahra Gibbon, Susie Kilshaw & Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner. See below for the abstracts!
Genomics and genetic medicine: pathways to global health? (open access)
Sahra Gibbon, Susie Kilshaw & Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner
[Excerpt] This special issue of Anthropology and Medicine contributes to …
The most recent issue of The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology is a special issue on Cognitive Disability, edited by Patrick McKearney and Tyler Zoanni. Enjoy!
Introduction: For an Anthropology of Cognitive Disability (open access)
Patrick McKearney and Tyler Zoanni
How can we study significant cognitive differences within social groups anthropologically? Attempting to do so challenges some of …
Here are some of the articles published in February 2018. Among them are two Special Issues I’d like to highlight: first, Social Science & Medicine brings us a Special Issue on The Role of Racism in Health Inequalities. Second, Sociology of Health and Illness is a Special Issue on Conceptualising ‘materialities of care.’ The abstracts for articles in …