In the Journals

In the Journals — October 2014, Part II

Below you will find Part II of our journal coverage for October…

 

Disability and the Global South

 Special Issue:

Globalizing Mental Health or Pathologising the Global South? Mapping the Ethics, Theory and Practice of Global Mental Health

China Mills and Suman Fernando

 

Critical Public Health

 Food as pharma: marketing nutraceuticals to India’s rural poor

Alice Street

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In the Journals

Globalising Mental Health or Pathologising the Global South? Mapping the Ethics, Theory and Practice of Global Mental Health — A special issue of Disability and the Global South

The open access journal, Disability and the Global South, currently has a special issue, “Globalising Mental Health or Pathologising the Global South? Mapping the Ethics, Theory and Practice of Global Mental Health“. The issue is edited by China Mills and Suman Fernando, who offer an introduction and editorial to the issue, which is followed by nine articles …

In the Journals

Anthropology Goes Public in the VA — A special issue of the Annals of Anthropological Practice

VA coverThe current issue of the Annals of Anthropological Practice is a special issue, entitled, “Anthropology Goes Public in the VA.” Guest-edited by Karen Besterman-Dahan and Alison Hamilton, the issue contains seven articles organized thematically around discussions of what it means to be an anthropologist in the VA, the kinds of interventions anthropologists are making, and the often marginalized …

In the Journals

In the Journals, September 2014 – Part II

As a follow-up to Anna’s post, here are additional September articles of interest.

Anthropology and Medicine 
Special Issue: Mediating Medical Technologies: Flows, Frictions and New Socialities

Medical technologies: flows, frictions and new socialities
Anita Hardon & Eileen Moyer

While social scientists often highlight the way medical technologies mediate biomedical hegemony, this special issue focuses on the creative and often

In the Journals

In the Journals, September 2014 – Part I

Here’s the first selection of articles published in September. Enjoy!

American Anthropologist 

Resisting Commensurability: Against Informed Consent as an Anthropological Virtue
Kirsten Bell

In this article, I examine anthropology’s embrace of the informed consent doctrine at the end of the 1990s. Although acknowledging its utility in resolving the tensions between disciplinary ideals of openness in field research and the diverse