Wounded Attachments: Intimacy, Infrastructure, and Harm in the National Public Hospital

This article is part of the series:

The first thing you see from the highway is a massive building. The Hospital is simply enormous. In front of the Hospital plaza is a roundabout. In the center of the roundabout, a big flag of Argentina flies high: the white and light blue stripes encase the symbol of the smiling sun, moving in the wind on some days and …

In the Journals

In the Journals, July Part I

Because of a COVID mix-up, this month we are reviewing articles published in April, along with our regular July entry. In April, the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute featured a special issue on Mind and Spirit: A Comparative Theory , edited by Tanya Luhrmann. Enjoy reading.

Critical Public Health 

Disadvantaged, outnumbered, and discouraged: women’s experiences as healthy volunteers in

In the Journals

In the Journals – November 2019

Here’s our November In the Journals. For the posthumanists out there, there is a special issue of Theory, Culture & Society on Transversal Posthumanities that might be of interest. Enjoy!

American Ethnologist

Be your product: On youth, multilevel marketing, and nutritional cure‐alls in Puerto Princesa, Philippines

Anita Hardon, Ian Anthony B. Davatos, Gideon Lasco

Young people in Puerto Princesa, the

In the Journals

In the Journals – May 2019

Here is the journal round-up for May! A very interesting batch of articles this month, including the very timely section in Cultural Anthropology on Reproductive Rights in the Age of Trump and Brexit. Also of note in Social Science & Medicine a Special Issue on Contextualizing Productive Ageing in Asia. Happy reading!

American Ethnologist

“Father released me”: Accelerating care, temporal

In the Journals

In the Journals – September 2018, Part II

And now for Part II for September. Enjoy!

Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

Mutable environments and permeable human bodies

Margaret Lock

Geologists have declared an epochal transition to the Anthropocene, formally recognizing humans as the driving force of destructive global change; a distinction can no longer be made between human history and natural history. Certain commentators argue that Capitalocene