This is the third installment of the series from the University of Cape Town’s First Thousand Day Research Group. My research traces out the pathways of donated milk from donor to recipient in a state neonatal unit in South Africa (Waltz 2015), to show how care and technologies are interwoven in complex and sometimes surprising ways.
Breastfeeding is widely seen …
Revolutionary Medicine: Health and the Body in Post-Soviet Cuba
by P. Sean Brotherton
Duke University Press, 2012
288 pgs., US $24.95 (paperback)
Reviewed by Amy Cooper (University of Chicago)
In Revolutionary Medicine, P. Sean Brotherton presents a rich ethnographic analysis of health and medicine in Cuba since the late 1990s, examining state medical institutions, the everyday practices of doctors, …