Here is the first installment of our coverage of April journal articles. Enjoy!
Critical Public Health
The Transitional Dynamics of Caloric Ecosystems: Changes in the Food Supply Around the World
Changes to the global food supply have been characterized by greater availability of edible oils, sweeteners, and meats – a profound ‘nutrition transition’ associated with rising obesity, type
In addition to the new articles listed in this month’s In the Journals post, I’d like to highlight the March 2015 issue of Science in Context. The themed issue, edited by Stephen T. Casper, is entitled “Of Means and Ends: Mind and Brain Science in the Twentieth Century.” See below for links to the issue’s introduction, …
Here are some of the journal articles that have been published in March 2015. Enjoy!
New Genetics and Society
Origin stories from a regional placenta tissue collection (open access)
Maria Fannin and Julie Kent
Twenty-three years ago when women and their children were recruited to a longitudinal genetic epidemiological study during pregnancy, placentas were collected at birth. This
This month’s post is extra large, as it gathers the tail end of last month as well. Also, if you haven’t already, check out the special issues listed at the end of this post. Enjoy!
January 2015, Part 2 (You can find Part 1 here)
Anthropologies In and Of Evidence Making In Global Health Research and Policy…
In one last “belated” post, the inaugural issue of the new online journal, Medicine Anthropology Theory (or MAT), went up in December! The issue can be found here. In addition to an essay by editors Eileen Moyer and Vinh-Kim Nguyen on the journal itself and how they envision it, there are research articles, think pieces, a photo essay, …