In the Journals

"Embodiment and its Extremes": a special issue of Medical Anthropology

It seems like there’s another special issue coming out every other day recently.  The latest is an issue of Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Studies in Health and Illness on “Embodiment and its Extremes” guest edited by Karen-Sue Taussig and by frequent Somatosphere contributor Matthew Wolf-Meyer.

Here’s the TOC along with abstracts:

Matthew Wolf-Meyer and Karen-Sue Taussig, Extremities:

In the Journals

In the journals

Below are some recent issues that might be of interest:

In the Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, Andrea Pieroni and Maria Elena Giusti conducted a medical ethnobotanical study of the Occitan communities in Italy, titled “Alpine ethnobotany in Italy: traditional knowledge of gastronomic and medicinal plants among the Occitans of the upper Varaita valley, Piedmont“.

Istav Praet …