Ian Whitmarsh and Elizabeth F. S. Roberts have edited a Special Issue of Medical Anthropology called “Nonsecular Medical Anthropology.” Here is an excerpt from their introduction to the issue, along with the abstracts of its commentary and six articles. Enjoy!
Nonsecular Medical Anthropology (open access)
Ian Whitmarsh & Elizabeth F. S. Roberts
A nonsecular medical anthropology insists …
Here are some of the articles published in the journals in August 2016. This post includes the abstracts from a special issue of Anthropology & Medicine, “Medical Pluralism and Beyond.” Enjoy!
The postneoliberal fabulation of power: On statecraft, precarious infrastructures, and public mobilization in Brazil
In Brazil’s hybrid government of social protection and …
We have three special issues to conclude our highlighting of new articles in June! Here they are:
- Surveillance and Embodiment: Dispositifs of Capture, in Body & Society
- Perspectives on patienthood, practitioners and pedagogy, in Medical Humanities
- Childbirth and Reproduction, in Sociology of Health & Illness
And, if you’re looking for more to read, the first part of this month’s roundup …
Here are some articles published in June that may be of interest. Enjoy!
Medical Anthropology Quarterly
Cancer and the Comics: Graphic Narratives and Biolegitimate Lives
Cancer graphic narratives, I argue, are part of a medical imaginary that includes representations of difference and biomedical technology that engage Fassin’s (2009) concept of biolegitimacy. Framed in three parts, the argument first …
Adia Benton and Sa’ed Atshan have edited a special issue of Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry called The Clinic in Crisis: Medicine and Politics in the Context of Social Upheaval. Here are the abstracts of the articles in this timely collection.
“Even War has Rules”: On Medical Neutrality and Legitimate Non-violence (open access)
Adia Benton, Sa’ed Atshan
[excerpt] This …