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Anthropological Engagements with Global Health

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-10 (2022)

Abstract:Epidemic infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, Ebola, and more recently COVID-19, have persistent and devastating impacts in human populations across the globe. In this Review essay, we consider together the monographs Epidemic Illusions (Ri...

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In the Shadows of COVID-19: From January 2020 to October 2021

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-8 (2022)

Abstract:In this Field Note piece, I use my clinical and research experiences in the UK and Uganda during the COVID-19 pandemic to explore the contrasting ways it unravelled in each setting during the period between January 2020 and October 2021. In the UK, wor...

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Antibiotic Arrivals in Africa: A Case Study of Yaws and Syphilis in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Uganda

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-31 (2022)

Abstract:The mass production of antibiotics in the 1940s enabled their travel beyond Europe and America, but to date the significance of the ways in which these medicines co-constituted colonial regimes at the time has not been systematically described. Through...

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An Ethnographer’s Dilemma: Researching Birthing Practices in India

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-7 (2022)

Abstract:These field notes are based on my research study which aims to understand the recent changes and developments in childbirth practices in India that propagate natural birthing practices as a childbirth choice available to birthing women. Drawing from th...

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Accounting for Complexity: Thinking With Idealisations, Models, and Data

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-9 (2022)

Abstract:What does it mean to call something complex? This Review essay describes three recent books which take up complex problems and the problem of complexity: philosopher Angela Potochnik’s Idealization and the Aims of Science (2017); science and technology...

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Behind the Scenes at MAT: Labour at an open access journal

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-5 (2022)

Abstract:Editorial to the September issue of 2022.

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Reconsidering the Declaration of ‘Crisis’ While Living through One

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-17 (2022)

Abstract:What counts as a ‘crisis’? How do we determine an ‘emergency’? Who gets to do so, and what exactly is at stake? Scholarly examinations of ‘crises’, including, most notably, seminal work by Janet Roitman (2013), frequently underscores how the ‘crisis im...

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Sticking with the Fat: Excess and Insignificance of Fat Tissue in Cadaver Dissection

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-21 (2022)

Abstract:Fat, in the context of dissection, is a nuisance, an obstruction to anatomical order and orientation. Yet it makes up a large part of the human body, and in the practice of dissection becomes one of the most prominent materials in the room, as it stick...

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Colonial Entanglements and African Health Worlds

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-9 (2022)

Abstract:Following Ann Stoler’s (2016) idea of colonial and (post)colonial history as recursive, a history which folds back upon itself, emerging in new shapes and forms yet still carrying the formations that they are folded into, and Achille Mbembe’s argument ...

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Ethics in Practice and Ethnography: Faux pas During Fieldwork with Structurally Vulnerable Groups

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Medicine Anthropology Theory, Vol 9, Iss 3, Pp 1-13 (2022)

Abstract:Ethical issues are an essential part of research and need to be considered throughout the process and in its aftermath, especially when including vulnerable groups. This Field Notes revisits some ethical tensions that emerged during fieldwork with a ‘v...

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