In addition to our regular roundup of journal offerings, the current issue of Medical Anthropology is a special issue, entitled “Diversions of Biomedical Technologies in a Globalized World,” on which we have posted here.
Critical Public Health
Blood and the public body: a study of UK blood donation and research participation
This paper draws on
The current issue of Medical Anthropology is a special issue, entitled “Diversions of Biomedical Technologies in a Globalized World.” As Claire Beaudevin & Laurent Pordié write in their introduction, “Diversion and Globalization in Biomedical Technologies,” the issue’s seven articles confront a series of questions about the drift, detours, uptake, translation, and off-shoots of biomedical technologies:
Find the first half of December’s post here.
New Genetics and Society
Beyond and within public engagement: a broadened approach to engagement in biobanking
Jose A. Cañada, Aaro Tupasela, Karoliina Snell
Social studies on biobanking have traditionally focused on public engagement, that is, engagement with donors, patients and the general public as an important factor of sustainability. In this
Happy New Year to all Somatosphere readers! Hopefully you were able to take a break and came back refreshed and ready to tackle your reading list. Not sure where to start? Start here with the In the Journals December recap. Owing to its length, the round-up is divided into two separate posts. Find the second half here.
Tanja Schneider and Steve Woolgar introduce us to Neuroscience beyond the laboratory: Neuro knowledges, technologies and markets, in this special issue of Biosocieties.
Neuromarketing in the making: Enactment and reflexive entanglement in an emerging field
Tanja Schneider and Steve Woolgar
As the neurosciences make their way beyond the laboratory, they become influential in a wide range of
Here’s comes the first round of what you’ll find ‘In the Journals’ from November. Apart from the listings below, also see the Somatosphere post on a Special Issue in Theory, Culture and Society on Transdisciplinary Problematics, which you’ll find here.
Skillful Revelation: Local Healers, Rationalists, and Their ‘Trickery’ in Chhattisgarh, Central India
Helen Mary McDonald