Science, Technology, & Human Values
Participation in Citizen Science: Insights from the CONECT-e Case Study
Petra Benyei, Manuel Pardo-de-Santayana, Laura Aceituno-Mata, Laura Calvet-Mir, María Carrascosa-García, Marta Rivera-Ferre, Antonio Perdomo-Molina, Victoria Reyes-García
Citizen science (CS) is growing quickly, given its potential to enhance knowledge coproduction by diverse participants, generating large and global data sets. However, uneven participation in CS is still an important concern. This work aims to
Some interesting themes include scientific uncertainty and methodological experimentation. Enjoy!
Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Social Studies of Health, Illness, and Medicine
From the Margins to Mainstream: How Providers of Autologous ‘Stem Cell Treatments’ Legitimise Their Practice in Australia (open access)
Casimir MacGregor, Alan Petersen, Megan Munsie
This article examines how Australian providers of unproven autologous
The journal Science, Technology, and Human Values has released a special issue edited by Katrina Karkazis and Rebecca Jordan-Young that highlights the invisibility of race in different techno-scientific arenas.
Introduction: Sensing Race as a Ghost Variable in Science, Technology, and Medicine
Katrina Karkazis, Rebecca Jordan-Young
Ghost variables are variables in program languages that do not correspond to physical entities. This
Critical Public Health
Hostage to Fortune: an Empirical Study of the Tobacco Industry’s Business Strategies since the Advent of e-cigarettes (open access)
Marisa de Andrade, Kathryn Angus, Gerard Hastings, Nikolina Angelova
The tobacco market has been transformed by the arrival of e-cigarettes and array of alternative nicotine delivery systems (ANDS). Public health has struggled to cope with these changes
Here is the December In the Journals. Among the highlights is a special issue of BioSocieties on Cancer in the Global South. Enjoy!
Shouldering Moral Responsibility: The Division of Moral Labor among Pregnant Women, Rabbis, and Doctors
Tsipy Ivry, Elly Teman
This article contributes to the anthropology of morality through an ethnographic focus on the consultations of
The July 2019 issue of Science, Technology & Human Values has a special issue, titled “Emerging Biotechnologies and the Reconfiguration of Mental Health”.
The Death of the Clinic? Emerging Biotechnologies and the Reconfiguration of Mental Health (open access)
Jonas Rüppel, Torsten H. Voigt
This guest editorial opens with a brief overview of the transformations of medicine and mental