Fritz Kahn, Der Mensch als Industriepalast, 1926. Detail. Image in public domain
Introduction: surveil, classify and predict
by Alexa Hagerty and Livia Garofalo
The works distilled by the authors and the discussion offered by Professor Emily Martin presented here were originally part of a roundtable at the Society for Psychological Anthropology 2021 biannual meeting. They seek to map the algorithmic …
Here’s the second part of the round-up for April. Enjoy!
Social Science & Medicine
Help me quit smoking but don’t make me sick! The controversial effects of electronic cigarettes on tobacco smokers
Jérôme Ronchetti, Anthony Terriau
Despite its increasing use, little is known about the effect of electronic cigarette. This study estimates the impact of the use of electronic cigarettes
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 …
Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry
The Affective Creativity of a Couple in Dementia Care
The capacity to feel and express themselves in response to worldly surroundings is a defining feature of who a person living with dementia is, and can have profound effects on the ways in which they think, act and express creativity. Drawing on a year of
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 …
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!
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