In the Journals

Special Issue: “Public Health Activism in changing times: relocating collective agency. Part 2”

This special issue of Critical Public Health is part two of a series on “Public Health Activism in changing times: relocating collective agency.” As editors Catherine Campbell and Flora Cornish describe in part one, the papers in this issue “challenge [a] ‘one size fits all’ template for activism” by calling for “greater recognition of how the redistribution of health-related …

In the Journals

In the Journals, July 2021, Part 2

Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine 

Exploring engagement with digital screens for collecting patient feedback in clinical waiting rooms: The role of touch and place

Bie Nio Ong and Caroline Sanders

Health service settings are increasingly installing digital devices to enable people to engage digitally with multiple processes, including automated ‘check-in’, as well

In the Journals

Special Issue: “Embodied Belonging”

This special issue of Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, edited by Dominik Mattes and Claudia Lang, proposes the notion of “embodied belonging” which engages with the “entanglements of the political, social, and affective dimensions of belonging and their effects on health, illness, and healing.”

This special issue includes two articles published in the journal’s previous issue; they are also included …

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In the Journals, July 2020 (Part 3)

This post includes articles published in both April 2020 and July 2020. 

In April, Technology and Culture featured a special section on Rethinking Reproductive Technologies and Modernities in Time and Space.

Social Science and Medicine 

“Cutting out the surrogate: Caesarean sections in the Mexican surrogacy industry”

April Hovav

Childbirth practices shed light on cultural values, ideologies of gender