In the Journals

In the Journals, September 2015 (Part 1)

Here is the first round of “In the Journals” for September. Happy autumn reading!

American Anthropologist

Commitments of Debt: Temporality and the Meanings of Aid Work in a Japanese NGO in Myanmar
Chika Watanabe

The rise of debt as a mechanism of development troubles many scholars and aid practitioners. Contrary to these concerns, however, ethnographic research at a Japanese NGO …

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Inaugural Issue of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, and Technoscience

There is an exciting new open access journal!  The inaugural issue of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, and Technoscience can be found here, and the Editorial Board’s Introduction can be found here.  Enjoy!

Black Feminism’s Minor Empiricism: Hurston, Combahee, and the Experience of Evidence
Lindsey Andrews

In this article, I argue that the Zora Neale Hurston’s early twentieth-century anthropological work …

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Theorising Health Inequalities — A special issue of Social Theory & Health

sthThe current issue of Social Theory & Health is a special double issue on theorizing health inequalities. Comprising eleven articles, the issue developed out developed out of a 2012 symposium held at the University of Edinburgh, entitled “Where Next for Health Inequalities?” As guest editors Katherine E. Smith and Ted Schrecker write in their introduction (the full text of which …

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Community Health Workers and Social Change: Global and Local Perspectives — A special issue of the Annals of Anthropological Practice

Annals of Anthro PracticecoverThe 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
Kenneth Maes

Major global health institutions, public and