Following Anna’s post on current special issues, here are abstracts from this month’s journal outputs.
Skill and masculinity in Olympic weightlifting: Training cues and cultivated craziness in Georgia
At the Georgian Weightlifting Federation in Tbilisi, Georgia, a mainstay of coaching is the training cue, a shouted word or phrase that coaches use to prompt weightlifters to
In advance of our regular monthly journal round-up, here are two special issues to check out! First, the brand new June 2016 issue of East Asian Science, Technology and Society is titled Transnational Psy Sciences in East and Southeast Asia. Next, a special double issue of Eä – Journal of Medical Humanities & Social Studies of Science and Technology…
Another set of great papers from the journals in April. Enjoy!
Social Science & Medicine
‘I knew before I was told’: Breaches, cues and clues in the diagnostic assemblage
Louise Locock, Sarah Nettleton, Susan Kirkpatrick, Sara Ryan and Sue Ziebland
Diagnosis can be both a ‘diagnostic moment’, but also a process over time. This paper uses secondary analysis of narrative …
Welcome to the first stack of ‘In the Journals’ for April! It’s a bumper crop, so find a cosy corner and some coffee to comb through it all. Happy reading!
Medicine Anthropology Theory
Is the 21st century the age of biomedicalization?
Eileen Moyer and Vinh-Kim Nguyen
(Excerpt from editorial )
The diverse contributions that make up this issue of MAT, …
April brings many special issues! We’ve already highlighted themed issues on insurance and digitized health, and here are two more themed issues to know about: this month’s História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos is on The Biomedicalization of Brazilian Bodies: Anthropological Perspectives, and the current South Atlantic Quarterly is about Life After Biopolitics. Enjoy!
História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos
The Biomedicalization of Brazilian …
In addition to our regular roundup of journal articles, these two special issues were published this month: