Here are a selection of articles from June. The topics include issues of translation in social studies of medicine, access to health care, and many others.
Whose Global, Which Health? Unsettling Collaboration With Careful Equivocation (open access)
The recent push for multidisciplinary collaboration confronts anthropologists with a long‐standing ethnographic problem. The terms we have to
Here is the journal round-up for May! A very interesting batch of articles this month, including the very timely section in Cultural Anthropology on Reproductive Rights in the Age of Trump and Brexit. Also of note in Social Science & Medicine a Special Issue on Contextualizing Productive Ageing in Asia. Happy reading!
“Father released me”: Accelerating care, temporal …
Many thought-provoking items in the journals this month, from interesting articles, to two photo essay in Medicine Anthropology Theory. Enjoy!
Struggling to Be a “Happy Self”? Psychotherapy and the Medicalization of Unhappiness in Uganda
This article is an ethnographic study of emergent discourses, practices, and institutions focused on mental health and psychotherapy in Uganda. It compares
The March 2019 issue of Ethos, organized by Neely Myers and Kristin E. Yarris, focuses on “Extraordinary Conditions, Global Psychiatric Care, and Moral Subjectivity.” The collection closes with commentary by Elizabeth Bromley and Cheryl Mattingly.
Beyond the “Crazy House”: Mental/Moral Breakdowns and Moral Agency in First‐Episode Psychosis
This paper draws on a two‐year, longitudinal, prospective study of
Here are some highlights from the journals in March 2019, including a special issue of Medical Anthropology Quarterly dedicated to human-animal health in medical anthropology. Enjoy!
Crossing Bodily, Social, and Intimate Boundaries: How Class, Ethnic, and Gender Differences Are Reproduced in Medical Training in Mexico
Vania Smith‐Oka Megan K. Marshalla
Bodies are useful instruments for understanding the reproduction …
The History of Anthropology Newsletter has published a Special Focus section on Canguilhem’s “The Living and Its Milieu” (1952). The section includes six open access essays, and here are some excerpts. Enjoy!
Editors’ Introduction: As Adventurous as Life (open access)
Gabriel Coren and Cameron Brinitzer
[…] The traditional objects and concepts in the human and interpretive sciences are not always