For those of you who think that time is moving too quickly this holiday season, welcome back to November! Here is the belated second “In the Journals” post for November 2014. Enjoy!
Annual Review of Anthropology
On the Verge of Death: Visions of Biological Vulnerability
This article considers how anthropologists and other social scientists examine biosecurity as an …
Welcome to the August 2014 edition of In the Journals, just in time to kick off the transition from summer back to the start of the academic year. Without further ado…
Infrastructure and interpretation: meters, dams, and state imagination in Scotland and India
The technical infrastructures of modern life—energy, communications, transport—stand at the juncture …
November closed with the publication of many very interesting journal articles. Abstracts and links to complete articles are below!
Ethnography in the Way of Theory
In this article, I return to my engagements with people in the field not only to address the specific circumstances and trajectories I encountered there, but to make a case for …
To round out articles of interest from the March journals…..Enjoy!
This month, BioSocieties presented a volume guest edited by Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner and Bob Simpson on experimental ethics, using an internationally comparative eye towards ethical practices.
Precarious ethics: Toxicology research among self-poisoning hospital admissions in Sri Lanka (Salla Sariola and Bob Simpson)
This paper examines clinical trials of …