Late but still lively: it’s October’s installation of In the Journals.
Annual Review of Anthropology
Ethics in Human Biology: A Historical Perspective on Present Challenges
The practice of human biology requires the negotiation of a range of ethical issues, including the politics of race and indigeneity, the appropriate use of research materials, and the relationship between researchers and …
And now for Part II for September. Enjoy!
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute
Mutable environments and permeable human bodies
Geologists have declared an epochal transition to the Anthropocene, formally recognizing humans as the driving force of destructive global change; a distinction can no longer be made between human history and natural history. Certain commentators argue that Capitalocene
Here’s the first part of the journal round-up for September. This month, American Anthropologist features a Special Section on Medical Anthropology in “World Anthropologies” and Ethos has a Special Issue on Culture, Poverty, and Personhood. Enjoy!
“Putting Band‐Aids on Things That Need Stitches”: Immigration and the Landscape of Care in Rural America
Growing numbers of immigrants
Cultural Anthropology (Open Access)
“A politics of habitability: plants, healing and sovereignty in a toxic world”
Stacey Ann Langwick
For Tanzanians, modern bodies bear complicated toxic loads not only because of the dumping of capitalism’s harmful by-products but also because of the social-material effects of efforts designed to address insecurity, poverty, and disease. Dawa lishe(nutritious medicine) is forged in
Here are a variety of articles from July 2018.
Trends: There are a number of articles on pregnancy, aging populations and elder care; as well as analyses of Public Health campaigns, language, methods.
Critical Public Health
How the food, beverage and alcohol industries presented the Public Health Responsibility Deal in UK print and online media reports
Nick Douglas, Cecile …
Images as catalysts for meaning-making in medical pain encounters: a multidisciplinary analysis
Deborah Padfield, Helen Omand, Elena Semino, Amanda C de C Williams, Joanna M Zakrzewska
The challenge for those treating or witnessing pain is to find a way of crossing the chasm of meaning between them and the person living with pain. This paper proposes that images