The current issue of the Annals of Anthropological Practice is a special issue, entitled “Community Health Workers and Social Change: Global and Local Perspectives.” The issue comprises an introduction by Kenneth Maes and five articles, the abstracts of which are below. Enjoy!
Community health workers and social change: An introduction
Major global health institutions, public and
Here’s comes the second round of what you’ll find ‘In the Journals’ from July. For the Special Issue on HIV Criminalisation and Public Health in the latest edition of Critical Public Health, see this week’s earlier post.
To start us off, the latest issue of Medical Anthropology focuses on ‘exploring bodies in Southern and East Africa.’ In their …
The latest issue of Critical Public Health features a Special Issue on HIV Criminalisation and Public Health. Guest editor Eric Mykhalovskiy outlines the public health implications of HIV criminalization: past, current, and future research directions:
While public health remains the primary site of authority for preventing HIV transmission, recent shifts in the biopolitics of HIV have heightened tensions in
Here is the first of two postings for this month’s “In the Journals,” featuring a lively collection of summer articles. Happy reading/browsing/downloading!
Science, Technology, & Human Values
Regulatory Anatomy: How “Safety Logics” Structure European Transplant Medicine
This article proposes the term “safety logics” to understand attempts within the European Union (EU) to harmonize member state legislation to
Starting off the second half of June’s journal roundup, we have some special issues. Two have been highlighted on Somatosphere: BioSocieties, “Alimentary Uncertainties: From Contested Evidence to Policy“; and Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, “Conceptualizing Autism Around the Globe“. A third, from Medical Humanities on critical medical humanities, also will be posted in the coming …
The June issue of Medical Humanities includes a special feature section entitled “Critical Medical Humanities.” This collection opens with a piece by William Viney, Felicity Callard, and Angela Woods, “Critical Medical Humanities: Embracing Entanglement, Taking Risks.” As described in their abstract:
What can the medical humanities achieve? This paper does not seek to define what is meant by