In the Journals

In the Journals, July 2021, Part 2

Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine 

Exploring engagement with digital screens for collecting patient feedback in clinical waiting rooms: The role of touch and place

Bie Nio Ong and Caroline Sanders

Health service settings are increasingly installing digital devices to enable people to engage digitally with multiple processes, including automated ‘check-in’, as well

In the Journals

In the Journals, July 2021, Part 1

Science, Technology, & Human Values

Participation in Citizen Science: Insights from the CONECT-e Case Study

Petra Benyei, Manuel Pardo-de-Santayana, Laura Aceituno-Mata, Laura Calvet-Mir, María Carrascosa-García, Marta Rivera-Ferre, Antonio Perdomo-Molina, Victoria Reyes-García

Citizen science (CS) is growing quickly, given its potential to enhance knowledge coproduction by diverse participants, generating large and global data sets. However, uneven participation in CS is still an important concern. This work aims to

In the Journals

In the Journals, June 2021, Part 2

BioSocieties

How environments get to the skin: biosensory ethnography as a method for investigating the relation between psychosis and the city (Open Access)

Marc Winz & Ola Söderström

Epidemiological research in psychiatry has established robust evidence of the link between urban living and psychosis, but the situated experience of the city, as well as the precise ecology of psychosis remain largely unexplored.

In the Journals

In the Journals, June 2021, Part 1

Medical Humanities

Hostile environments? Down’s syndrome and genetic screening in contemporary culture (open access)

Lucy Burke

This essay explores the complex entanglement of new reproductive technologies, genetics, health economics, rights-based discourses and ethical considerations of the value of human life with particular reference to representations of Down’s syndrome and the identification of trisomy 21. Prompted by the debates that have

In the Journals

In the Journals, May 2021

This month’s highlight – just going open source on Global Public Heath:

COVID19 and the political geography of racialization in the US (open access)

Ryan Whitacre, Adeola Oni-Orisan, Nadia Gaber, Carlos Martinez, Liza Buchbinder, Denise Herd & Seth M. Holmes 

The COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed health systems around the globe, and intensified the lethality of social and political inequality. In

In the Journals

In the Journals, April 2021, Part 2

Here’s the second part of the round-up for April. Enjoy!

Social Science & Medicine 

Help me quit smoking but don’t make me sick! The controversial effects of electronic cigarettes on tobacco smokers

Jérôme Ronchetti, Anthony Terriau

Despite its increasing use, little is known about the effect of electronic cigarette. This study estimates the impact of the use of electronic cigarettes