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In the Journals (August 2014)

Welcome to the August 2014 edition of In the Journals, just in time to kick off the transition from summer back to the start of the academic year. Without further ado…

 

American Ethnologist 

Infrastructure and interpretation: meters, dams, and state imagination in Scotland and India

Leo Coleman

The technical infrastructures of modern life—energy, communications, transport—stand at the juncture …

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Critical Public Health

“Tracking governance: advice to mothers about managing the behaviour of their children in a leading Canadian women’s magazine during two disease regimes”

Juanne N. Clarke

This paper explores how advice to mothers about raising healthy children differs in two distinct disease regimes as portrayed in articles in the pre-eminent Canadian women’s magazine Chatelaine about 50 years apart,

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History of Psychiatric Epidemiology — An International Journal of Epidemiology supplement

The International Journal of Epidemiology just published a special supplement, edited by Anne Lovell and Ezra Susser and entitled “History of Psychiatric Epidemiology.” The supplement consists of an introduction by Lovell and Susser and five articles, the abstracts of which are below.

What might be a history of psychiatric epidemiology? Towards a social history and conceptual account
Anne

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Science, Technology, Medicine – and the State: The Science-State Nexus in Scandinavia, 1850–1980 — A special issue of Science in Context

The journal Science in Context currently has a special issue, entitled “Science, Technology, Medicine – and the State: The Science-State Nexus in Scandinavia, 1850–1980.” The abstracts for the introduction and articles are listed below:

Introduction: Science, Technology, Medicine – and the State: The Science-State Nexus in Scandinavia, 1850–1980
Kristin Asdal and Christoph Gradmann

One of the common characteristics

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Epidemic Events and Processes — A special section of Cambridge Anthropology

In a special section of their newest issue, entitled “Epidemic Events and Processes,” the journal Cambridge Anthropology presents a series of articles and commentary arising from the 2013 conference ‘Epidemic Crisis: Dialectics of Event and Process,’ which was held at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), Cambridge. In his introduction, conference organizer …