In the Journals

Special Issue: Alzheimer’s Disease as Post-genomic Science

New Genetics & Society has released an open-access special issue titled, “Alzheimer’s disease as post-genomic science.” Edited by Richard Milne and Joanna Latimer, this special issue aims to unpack the “problematic relationship between the bench and the bedside.”

Alzheimer’s disease and the development of a post-genomic science (open access)
Richard Milne, Joanna Latimer

Alzheimer’s disease has been a

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In the Journals, March 2020, Part 2

Medical Anthropology Quarterly

Corporate Logic in Clinical Care: The Case of Diabetes Management
Linda M. Hunt, Hannah S. Bell, Anna C. Martinez‐Hume, Funmi Odumosu, Heather A. Howard

As large corporations come to dominate U.S. health care, clinical medicine is increasingly market‐driven and governed by business principles. We examine ways in which health insurers and health care systems are transforming the

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In the Journals, March 2020 (Part 1)

Contemporary Drug Problems

Resilience in the Face of Victimization: A Bourdieusian Analysis of Dealing With Harms and Hurts Among Street-Involved Individuals Who Smoke Crack Cocaine

Katherine Rudzinski, Carol Strike

Victimization is a significant issue for street-involved individuals who smoke crack cocaine. Presently, there is a shortage of resilience research exploring practices that may insulate crack-smoking individuals from victimization or mitigate …

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Special Issue: Care in Translation: Care-ful Research in Medical Settings

March’s issue of East Asian Science, Technology and Society is a themed issue, edited by Catelijine Coopmans & Karen M. McNamara. The theme for this issue is “Care in Translation: Care-ful Research in Medical Settings”. Here are the abstracts:

Repair in Translation (open access)

Jenna Grant

In this article, the author juxtaposes writing and conversation about care for, with, and …

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In the Journals, February 2020

Here are some of the articles published in February. Enjoy!

Cultural Anthropology (Open Access)

Gestures of Care and Recognition: An Introduction
Lauren Cubellis

This collection of essays offers an exploration of care as a gesture of recognition. As both object of inquiry and ethnographic representation, care is examined as the work of discerning and representing traces. The introduction and subsequent

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Disability Worlds: Wenner-Gren Symposium

The 2018 Wenner-Gren Symposium was “Disability Worlds,” and the papers are now available as a Current Anthropology supplement, open-access to all! Here is a PDF of the entire collection, and the abstracts are below.

Disability Worlds: Wenner-Gren Symposium Supplement 21
Danilyn Rutherford

[excerpt] From March 9 to 15, 2018, at the Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch in Tucson, Arizona, the