Here’s our November In the Journals. For the posthumanists out there, there is a special issue of Theory, Culture & Society on Transversal Posthumanities that might be of interest. Enjoy!
Be your product: On youth, multilevel marketing, and nutritional cure‐alls in Puerto Princesa, Philippines
Anita Hardon, Ian Anthony B. Davatos, Gideon Lasco
Young people in Puerto Princesa, the
October’s issue of Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness is a themed issue, edited by Alejandro Cerón & Jessica Jerome. The articles are “Ethnographic Explorations of the Right to Health in Practice.” Here are the abstracts:
Engaging with the Right to Health: Ethnographic Explorations of the Right to Health in Practice (open access)
Alejandro Cerón & …
Here are some highlights from journals with new issues published in October. Enjoy!
Annual Review of Anthropology
Claire L. Wendland
Physician anthropologists have contributed extensively to the anthropology of biomedicine, as well as to other aspects of medical anthropology. Their use of detailed clinical case narratives allows elucidation of what is at stake for individuals and communities in
Below you may find this month’s “In the Journals” updates.
Toward an Integrated Anthropology of Infant Sleep
Helen L. Bell, Cecilia Tomori & James J. McKenna
This article provides a novel synthesis of anthropological research on infant sleep, focusing on work in biological and sociocultural anthropology in the past decade. First, we briefly review early biological anthropological research
A short round up this month. This month’s collection will be most valuable for those interested in topics such as: childbirth, immigration and health, disability and Disability Studies, and Public Health.
Health, Risk, and Society
Caesarean or vaginarean epidemics ? Techno-birth, risk and obstetric practice in Turkey (Open Access)
Caesarean sections (C-sections) have become a substitute for vaginal
The July 2019 issue of Science, Technology & Human Values has a special issue, titled “Emerging Biotechnologies and the Reconfiguration of Mental Health”.
The Death of the Clinic? Emerging Biotechnologies and the Reconfiguration of Mental Health (open access)
Jonas Rüppel, Torsten H. Voigt
This guest editorial opens with a brief overview of the transformations of medicine and mental