In the Journals

In the Journals, June 2021, Part 1

Medical Humanities

Hostile environments? Down’s syndrome and genetic screening in contemporary culture (open access)

Lucy Burke

This essay explores the complex entanglement of new reproductive technologies, genetics, health economics, rights-based discourses and ethical considerations of the value of human life with particular reference to representations of Down’s syndrome and the identification of trisomy 21. Prompted by the debates that have

In the Journals

In the Journals, August 2020, Part 2

Social Science & Medicine

Rural gerontological health: Emergent questions for research, policy and practice

Laura I.L.Poulina, Mark W.Skinnera, NeilHanlon

This article explores what can be learned from the evolution of rural gerontology as a field of study to inform a more critical approach to the health of rural older adults. To counter the prevailing essentialism of highlighting the rural health …

In the Journals

In the Journals, March 2020 (Part 1)

Contemporary Drug Problems

Resilience in the Face of Victimization: A Bourdieusian Analysis of Dealing With Harms and Hurts Among Street-Involved Individuals Who Smoke Crack Cocaine

Katherine Rudzinski, Carol Strike

Victimization is a significant issue for street-involved individuals who smoke crack cocaine. Presently, there is a shortage of resilience research exploring practices that may insulate crack-smoking individuals from victimization or mitigate …

In the Journals

Special Issue: Care in Translation: Care-ful Research in Medical Settings

March’s issue of East Asian Science, Technology and Society is a themed issue, edited by Catelijine Coopmans & Karen M. McNamara. The theme for this issue is “Care in Translation: Care-ful Research in Medical Settings”. Here are the abstracts:

Repair in Translation (open access)

Jenna Grant

In this article, the author juxtaposes writing and conversation about care for, with, and …