In the Journals

Ethos Special Thematic Collection: “Extraordinary Conditions, Global Psychiatric Care, and Moral Subjectivity”

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
Neely Myers

This paper draws on a two‐year, longitudinal, prospective study of

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In the Journals, March 2019

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!

American Anthropologist

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 …

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Canguilhem’s Milieu Today, in History of Anthropology Newsletter

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

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In The Journals, January 2019

The January roundup from the journals. Happy Reading!

Body & Society

Why Kinesthesia, Tactility and Affectivity Matter: Critical and Constructive Perspectives

Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

This article offers critical and constructive perspectives essential to understanding living bodies, and, in effect, to showing that kinesthesia, tactility and affectivity matter because they are central to animate life. Critical perspectives focus on practices that distance

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Special Issue: Immigrant Workers, Structural Vulnerability, and Occupational Injury

The December 2018 issue of Anthropology of Work Review is a special issue titled, “An Injury to One is an Injury to All: Immigrant Workers, Structural Vulnerability, and Occupational Injury.” Here are the abstracts.

Workers’ Decompensation: Engaged Research with Injured Im/migrant Workers
Dvera I. Saxton, Angela Stuesse

[excerpt] This special issue brings together ethnographic perspectives on the intersections …